Oscar Fuller was given the maximum sentence Friday. He was convicted in May of misdemeanor third degree assault after a violent altercation between himself and then 25-year-old Lana Rosas.
A mistrial has been declared in the case against a man who admitted hitting a woman who ended up brain-damaged in a faceoff over a Manhattan parking spot.
Jurors say they can’t reach a verdict in the trial of a man who admitted hitting a woman during a parking dispute.
There is no verdict yet in the trial of a man who punched a woman in a New York City parking spot dispute. She ended up brain-damaged after falling to the ground.
Oscar Fuller and Lana Rosas faced off in February over a parking space she was trying to save for her boyfriend.
Oscar Fuller left Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday in no mood to talk — just as earlier the 31-year-old decided not to talk to the jury, declining to take the stand in his own defense.
Eye-witness Elizabeth McWilliams took the stand Tuesday in the trial of Oscar Fuller who is accused of hitting Lana Rosas in a fight over a parking spot in the East Village back in February.
Prosecutors say Oscar Fuller punched the petite Lana Rosas — who’s 8 inches shorter and 50 pounds lighter than he — in the face so hard that she was knocked unconscious and off her feet.
Oscar Fuller, who is charged with hitting Lana Rosas in a fight over a parking spot, says he was defending himself and didn’t anticipate the woman would end up in a coma.
Lana Rosas, 25, suffered a critical head injury on February 25 when she was allegedly assaulted by 35-year-old Oscar Fuller.
Oscar Fuller, 35, was indicted on second degree assault charges in connection with the confrontation in the East Village that landed 25-year-old Lana Rosas in the hospital.
A man charged with felony assault against a woman over a parking spot is speaking out, saying he only acted in self-defense. 35-year-old Oscar Fuller, and his attorney, sat down with CBS 2 for an exclusive interview.
You’ve probably seen it before: people standing in the street saving parking spaces. But in the East Village, one man’s violent reaction nearly cost a woman her life.