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Brooklyn Man Sentenced To 35 Years in Prison for 2014 New Year’s Day Shooting Outside Flatbush Nightclub; Nine Shots Fired, Injuring Two Men

Shooting Captured on Videotape Surveillance Camera

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 31-year-old Brownsville man was sentenced to 35 years in prison after being convicted earlier this month of one count of second-degree attempted murder and one count of first-degree assault for opening fire outside a Flatbush nightclub on January 1, 2014, firing nine shots and striking two victims.


Man Sentenced to 17 Years to Life in Prison For the 2003 Murder of His Pregnant Girlfriend

A Gun Used by Defendant in a 2012 Burglary Attempt Was Matched to a Shell Casing from the Open Homicide Case 

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 42-year-old man was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison for killing his girlfriend, who was nine months pregnant when he shot her in the head inside her Flatlands home back in 2003.


Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson Announces Initiative to Address Backlog of Summons Warrants by Helping to Resolve Them in a Fair and Efficient Manner

Begin Again, in Partnership with Local Churches, the NYPD, the Defense Bar and the Courts, Aims to Unburden Thousands of Residents Who Have an Open Warrant 

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced an initiative aimed at helping Brooklyn residents make a fresh start and have the weight of an open summons warrant lifted from their shoulders. Titled Begin Again, the program is designed to offer a solution to thousands of individuals who have an outstanding warrant because they failed to answer a citation for low-level offenses. Those estimated 1.2 million open warrants citywide carry a host of negative consequences. camera View video


Brooklyn Man Who Videotaped Alleged Accomplice Setting Fire To Sleeping Homeless Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Defendant Caught on Cell Phone Video Inciting Attack  Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a Cypress Hills man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a 2012 attack against a mentally-ill homeless man who was doused with lighter fluid and set on fire as he slept in the doorway of an East New York deli.


Brooklyn Man Convicted of New Year’s Day Shooting Outside Flatbush Nightclub; Nine Shots Fired, Injuring Two Men

Shooting Captured on Videotape Surveillance Camera  Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 31-year-old Brownsville man was convicted of one count of second-degree attempted murder and one count of first-degree assault for opening fire outside a Flatbush nightclub on January 1, 2014, firing nine shots and striking two victims.


Brooklyn Contractor Sentenced for Stealing Employees’ Wages

Defendant Agreed to Pay Back $67,220 He Owed to 11 Workers Who Performed Construction Work on Townhouses and Other Properties Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced today that the owner of a construction company who stole wages from 11 employees was sentenced as part of a plea agreement under which he paid back in full all the owed money.


East New York Man Sentenced to 60 Years to Life in Prison For Kidnapping and Imprisonment of Girlfriend and Her Baby

Victims Bound, Beaten and Starved Over Five Months  Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 36-year-old East New York man was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison. He was convicted last month of kidnapping and beating his girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter over five months, repeatedly sexually abusing the woman and threatening to kill her and her family if she tried to escape.


CUNY-TV’s CityWide hosted by Ken Fisher interviews DA Thompson about his Crime Strategies Unit, Conviction Review Unit and other cases.


 

Twenty-Three Defendants – Including Nine Doctors – Charged With Enterprise Corruption in Massive $7 Million Medicaid Fraud

Defendants Preyed on Low-Income and Homeless People; Offered Free Sneakers in Exchange For Unnecessary Medical Tests, Treatment


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