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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

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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April 9, 2024

Manhattan D.A. Bragg, DOI Commissioner Strauber Announce Guilty Plea Of Former ACS Director For Stealing Gift Cards From Children Click For More

“Courtney Ramirez abused her taxpayer-funded role at ACS to steal gift cards intended to reward children who completed a leadership program. She took advantage of her leadership position at an agency that seeks to help children facing immense challenges and used their gifts for herself,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Alongside our partners at DOI, we will continue to root out fraud in Manhattan and make sure government officials who abuse their power will face accountability.” 

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April 8, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Hate Crimes Indictment Of Man For Anti-LGBTQIA+ Subway Slashing Click For More

“As alleged, Milton Hamlin viciously and without provocation, spewed derogatory remarks before attacking a man because of his sexual orientation,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Subway riders deserve to be safe while using our transit system, and we do not tolerate attacks rooted in discrimination. My office will work to pursue full accountability in this case and I wish the victim a speedy recovery.”   


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