Firefighters responded to the home around 7:30 p.m. before discovering a woman with cuts lying on the bed. They also opened a closet door and found a man inside apparently trying to hang himself, the Queens DA said.
Bhupinder Singh, a 38-year-old from Ridgewood, Queens pleaded guilty to first-degree unlawful imprisonment before Queens Criminal Court.
According to the report from the organization Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 77,000 children in New York were confirmed victims of abuse and neglect in 2010. 114 of them died.
The victim is also said to have turned over all her income from Social Security and other sources to her alleged captors out of fear.
The victim was allegedly held against her will in the home and forced to have intercourse and oral sex with numerous men, the DA’s office said.
Samuels is expected to get five years probation in April. The 55-year-old also is banned from any Mets facility, even if he buys a ticket.
Wilbert Cortez, a teacher at P.S. 174, has been charged with two counts of second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the Queens incidents.
The New York State Senate has already passed a bill to let p8olice collect DNA samples from more criminals, and now all five of New York City’s district attorneys are getting behind it.
This afternoon, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown becomes the longest tenured D.A. in the history of the borough when he is sworn-in for his sixth term.
More than 120 men and women from Long Island have been arrested on drug charges.
A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.
Charles Oross, 44, has been charged with statutory rape and endangering the welfare of a child. He allegedly continued his relationship with a female student for over a year.
Police arrested 34-year-old Damel Burton Friday night.
A Queens jury was hearing testimony in the bizarre case of a man charged in what can be described as the most elaborate frame-up prosecutors have ever seen.
Franco Rodriguez, 40, has been charged with graffiti as a hate crime for allegedly spray painting swastikas on a library, synagogue and church in Jackson Heights.