Alvin Bragg is the 37th District Attorney elected in Manhattan. Alvin – a lifelong Manhattanite who served as a state and federal prosecutor – has spent more than two decades fighting to make our communities safer and our criminal justice system fairer. Click For More

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April 11, 2024

D.A. Bragg: Man Indicted For Following Woman Home, Attempting To Sexually Assault Her In Her Apartment Click For More

“Women deserve to walk home without fearing that they are being followed or that they will be sexually assaulted,” said District Attorney Bragg. “As alleged, Vertell Dunham pushed past a young woman after trailing her to her building under the guise of needing medical care, before strangling her and attempting to sexually assault her. Thank you to our partners at the NYPD for their quick action arresting the defendant the next day – as he attempted to follow a college student into her residence hall.”

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April 11, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Indictment Of Man For Throwing Girlfriend Into Oncoming Train In Lower Manhattan Click For More

“As alleged, Christian Valdez callously threw his girlfriend into an oncoming train,” said District Attorney Bragg. “His alleged vicious actions caused serious and permanent injuries, including the amputation of both of the victim’s legs. We take all acts of violence against riders very seriously, and my thoughts are with the victim as she navigates this terrible and horrifying incident.”     

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April 10, 2024 | Audacy

CRIME IN MANHATTAN: 1010 WINS talks with DA Bragg about crime decreases, public perception Click For More

“Just look at the results we’re getting, the collaboration, you know, 38% decline in shootings during my two-year tender, 21% decline in homicides, the fact that Manhattan is, you know, down in all the index crimes,” Bragg said.

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April 10, 2024 | Audacy

Woman who struck cellist with bottle in Manhattan subway station indicted Click For More

Amira Hunter, the woman who slammed a metal water bottle into the head of a subway cellist in a Manhattan subway station earlier this year, was indicted on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

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April 10, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Indictment Of Man For Fatally Stabbing Longtime Friend In East Harlem Click For More

“As alleged, Anthony Jordan viciously stabbed his longtime friend after showing up unannounced and with a weapon,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Although the investigation remains ongoing as to why Mr. Smith’s life was tragically taken, we will work diligently and tirelessly to ensure accountability in this case. My thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the victim as they continue grieving such an insurmountable loss.”  

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April 10, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Indictment Of Amira Hunter For Striking Subway Musician With Metal Water Bottle Click For More

“Subway musicians bring joy to New York’s bustling subway system, and they deserve to perform in a safe environment. As alleged, Amira Hunter’s random and violent action left a subway musician in immense pain,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Anyone who threatens the safety of New Yorkers using our public transportation will be held accountable. I hope the victim continues to heal from this assault.” 


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A man was indicted for allegedly shoving his girlfriend into an oncoming train. “We take all acts of violence against riders very seriously, & my thoughts are with the victim as she navigates this terrible and horrifying incident.” - D.A. Bragg.
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“As alleged, Vertell Dunham pushed past a young woman after trailing her to her building under the guise of needing medical care, before strangling her and attempting to sexually assault her.” – D.A. Bragg. Learn more about this indictment here:

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