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Brooklyn Man Sentenced to 110 Years to Life for Shooting At Five NYPD Emergency Service Officers, Striking Three

Defendant Barricaded Himself in Apartment With Pregnant Girlfriend and Her Toddler

District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 36-year-old Sheepshead Bay man was sentenced to 110 years to life in prison following his conviction on two counts of aggravated assault upon a police officer and other charges last month. The officers were injured when they responded to a 911 call at the defendant’s apartment because he had pointed a gun at someone earlier that day.


Brooklyn Man Sentenced to 18 Years to Life in Prison For Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old

Victim Shot and Killed After Leaving Bedford-Stuyvesant Nightclub

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 20-year-old East New York man has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy who was walking to the subway with friends after leaving a nightclub near Fulton Street and Bedford Avenue.


City Contractor Sentenced for Stealing More Than $300,000 From Employees

DA Thompson and Comptroller Stringer Work Together to Ensure Over One Hundred Workers From Traffic Moving Systems Receive Back Pay Under State’s Prevailing Wage Law

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and City Comptroller Scott Stringer today announced that a contractor providing moving services for New York City has been sentenced for stealing over $300,000 from hundreds of employees in violation of the State’s prevailing wage law.


Long Island Men Charged In Connection With Stealing Nine Homes From Owners by Illegally Transferring Titles, Filing False Documents

Investigation Began After Canarsie Homeowner Reported His House Stolen; Defendant Allegedly Stole Fort Greene Brownstone and Rented Out Apartments

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a Nassau County man has been indicted in connection with illegally transferring the titles of seven houses in Brooklyn and two in Queens from their true owners to himself or a corporation – then renting out some of the properties and selling others. A second man and the corporation are also named in the indictment.


East New York Man Convicted of Kidnapping and Other Charges for Imprisonment of Girlfriend and Her Baby

Victims Bound, Beaten and Starved Over Five Months; Defendant Faces 50 Years to Life

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 36-year-old East New York man has been convicted of kidnapping and beating his girlfriend and her two-year-old daughter over five months. During that time he repeatedly sexually abused the woman and threatened to kill her and her family if she tried to escape. The victims were rescued after a neighbor called 911 to report a disturbance.


Long Island Man Sentenced to Four to 12 Years in Prison for Striking Minivan, Killing 9-Year-Old Girl and Injuring Two Other Passengers 

Defendant Rear-Ended Stopped Vehicle While Fleeing From Police And Driving With Suspended License in Canarsie

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a Long Island man has been sentenced to four to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of second-degree assault for causing the death of a 9-year-old girl after rear-ending the van she was riding in and injuring two other passengers. The defendant had been fleeing from police at the time.


Brooklyn Restaurant Owner Sentenced to One Year in Jail for Failing to Pay Employees

Fifteen workers from Edna’s Soul Food Restaurant to receive back pay

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a man who owned Edna’s Soul Food Restaurant in Brownsville has been sentenced to one year in jail for failing to pay 15 employees including cashiers, fry cooks, servers, cleaners, delivery drivers and an assistant manager more than $17,000 in back wages.


Community Engagement

Schools – Nominate two students to receive a Certificate of Excellence!

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


The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office issues a quarterly newsletter, Justice News, to keep the public informed of the Office’s work and commitment to seeking justice