By now, many New Yorkers are doing their best to social distance to keep from getting coronavirus. But how do you do that if you’re behind bars? Cramped quarters means sickness spreads quickly in prisons, jails and detention centers. Yesterday an officer at Rikers Island tested positive for coronavirus,
Police stand guard outside the McDonald’s at 943 Flatbush Avenue after brawl, March 2015. (Photo by Corner Media)The alleged leader of a group of teenage girls who viciously beat up a teen in the Flatbush Avenue McDonald’s in 2015 [/blog/crime/video-shows-four-girls-attacking-teen-adults-nothing-flatbush-avenue-mcdonalds/] , has been sentenced to four
Natalio Canete-Perez. (Photo via Brooklyn DA’s office)Today, a Kensington man was sentenced to 108 ½ years to life in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl several times, including one time in Prospect Park, and other charges of predatory sexual assault. Natalio Canete-Perez, 35, was convicted of three counts of
Locals enjoyed sunny skies this past weekend. (Photo by Francisco Daum [https://www.flickr.com/photos/franciscodaum/])WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE also has great listings. Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Souce: Michael Grimm/FacebookDisgraced ex-congressman Michael Grimm was released from prison last week after serving seven of his eight-month prison sentence for tax evasion, the Daily News reports [http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/tax-dodging-rep-michael-grimm-finishes-horrible-prison-term-article-1.2627765] . Grimm was sent to a federal prison [/michael-grimm-inmate-83479-053-begins-eight-month-prison-sentence/] after admitting to underreporting earnings and
Jazz musician Cecil Taylor (Photo via Andy New [https://www.flickr.com/photos/92523880@N00/2496006222/]/Flickr)The Long Island man who ripped off Fort Greene resident and jazz legend Cecil Taylor [/blog/2014/08/12/fort-greene-home-contractor-charged-with-stealing-nearly-500000-from-cecil-taylor/] was sentenced today. Noel Muir, 55, who stole almost $500,000 in prize
former congressman Michael Grimm. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mike_Grimm.jpg])Disgraced ex-Congressman Michael Grimm, who pleaded guilty [/congressman-michael-grimm-expected-plead-guilty-tax-fraud-case/] in December to tax fraud, has turned in his suit and tie for some prison-issued threads. The Daily News reports [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/michael-grimm-start-8-month-prison-sentence-pa-article-1.
Source: CraigslistNormally, people with arrest records have the toughest times getting work, but now women with regrettable pasts living in the area have a chance to become big stars. A Sheepshead Bites reader clued us off to a Craigslist posting [http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/tlg/4112006658.html] calling for
Source: madamepsychosis/FlickrWhile Carl Kruger [/tag/carl-kruger/] has requested to be locked up in Otisville [http://www.cityandstateny.com/carl-kruger-company-time-otisville/], a prison serving kosher meals and known as a haven for white collar criminals, the bag man responsible for funneling nearly $200,000 to the pol is getting his sentence