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.
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“Blake Norton needlessly resorted to violence when he allegedly assaulted a subway rider dozens of times,” said District Attorney Bragg. “The alleged acts reflect the serious and excessive nature of the assault, as the victim laid helplessly on the ground. Our prosecutors are working diligently to hold accountable anyone who threatens the safety of subway riders.”
“This defendant has now returned more than $30,000 back to New York City thanks to the hard work of our prosecutors. During a time where our city budget is strained, our taxpayer dollars need to be put directly to services that will help New Yorkers. We will continue to prosecute those who defraud the public and think they can use city funds for their own personal use,” said District Attorney Bragg.
Five young men, who were arrested over a period from May 10 to September 19 in connection to a series of shootings and robberies across the Bronx and Manhattan, were indicted by prosecutors facing up to 39 counts on an array of charges from manslaughter to criminal possession of weapons and grand theft of autos.
Five New York men - including three teens - who partook in multiple shootings during a 17-hour crime spree in January have been indicted, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A 60-year-old New York man who shoved a woman towards train tracks in Harlem was sentenced to six years in prison, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced this week.
A man accused of fatally running another man over with his car on East 60th Street last July was formally indicted on Wednesday, according to the Manhattan District Attorney's office.