A former juvenile justice worker convicted of molesting teenagers at the Manhattan Family Court building has been sentenced to four years in prison.
A jury reached a split verdict for a former juvenile justice worker accused of using his job to prey on underage girls.
A former juvenile justice worker has been convicted of molesting two girls under his care in a Manhattan courthouse. But he was acquitted of a more serious charge of raping a third girl.
A second victim testified she was 15 years old and in custody of the Juvenile Justice Department when counselor Tony Simmons raped her in an elevator after delivering her to a family court appearance in Manhattan.
Prosecutors say Tony Simmons exploited his city job to have sexual encounters in the Manhattan Family Court building with girls who were 15 and 16. That’s below the age of consent in New York.
A sex assault victim said she’s ready to face her alleged attacker after a stunning development on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom.
The woman, identified by her first name only, said she was being violated again because her attacker was escaping jail time.
Raped as a teen, a Brooklyn woman says she’s being violated again because her rapist, a juvenile court counselor, is escaping jail time.
The uproar comes as juvenile counselor Tony Simmons was expected to get probation, but no jail time at his sentencing in a rape case involving a 15-year-old girl.