Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces the Felony Murder Indictment Related to the Death of NYPD Officer Dennis Guerra

The Fire in a Coney Island High-Rise Also Seriously Injured NYPD Officer Rosa Rodriguez

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the indictment of Marcell Dockery, 16, for a top count of felony murder for allegedly setting a fire that resulted in the death of NYPD Officer Dennis Guerra. If convicted, Dockery faces a maximum sentence of 25 years-to-life in prison.



Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces the Appointment of Felice Sontupe as Chief of the Newly Formed Frauds Bureau

The Frauds Bureau Will Have Responsibility in Investigating and Prosecuting All Frauds

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson has announced the appointment of Felice Sontupe as Chief of the District Attorney’s newly created Frauds Bureau. The Bureau will have broad responsibility for investigation and prosecuting all forms of fraud, including complex frauds, such as embezzlement, investment fraud and insurance fraud. Ms. Sontupe joins the KCDA from the New York State Attorney General’s Office where she served for twelve years in various supervisory roles, including Section Chief in the Labor Bureau and Deputy Chief in the Medicaid Fraud Bureau.



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Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Extends Passover Greetings to the Observant Throughout Brooklyn

The District Attorney reaffirms his commitment to social justice for all in Brooklyn.



Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces the Appointment of Rachel Singer as Chief of the New Forensic Science Unit

The New Unit Will Advise On All Cases Involving Forensic Science

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the appointment of Rachel Singer as head of the District Attorney’s new Forensic Science Unit. Ms. Singer, who joins the Kings County District Attorney’s office (KCDA) after serving in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office for 16 years, brings an extensive background in forensic science, which includes practice as well as lecturing and training.



Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Today Announces Charges Are Dismissed Against Jonathan Fleming

The Defendant Has Been In Prison Since 1989

Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced that the Office was dismissing murder charges against Jonathan Fleming, convicted in the 1989 shooting death of Darryl Rush. Fleming’s release follows a thorough review of his case by the District Attorney’s Conviction Review Unit. Fleming’s case was finalized today in court before Judge Matthew D’Emic.


Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces Harvard Law Professor Ronald S. Sullivan As New Chief of the Conviction Review Unit

Professor Sullivan Also Led Washington D.C.’s Public Defender Service

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today named Harvard Law Professor Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. as Special Counsel to the District Attorney for the revamped Conviction Review Unit (CRU).

 

Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces Sentencing of 15-Years-to-Life in Prison for a Defendant Convicted in Domestic Violence Murder

Woody Borgella killed the victim with a single gunshot to the chest

Brooklyn, New York – Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the sentencing of Woody Borgella, 31, to 15-years to life in prison for the shooting death of Lora Ann Evans, 31, in September, 2011.



Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces Appointment of Maritza Mejia-Ming to Head the DA's Immigrant Fraud Unit

Ming has been an Assistant District Attorney since 1997

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson has announced the appointment and promotion of Assistant District Attorney Maritza Mejia-Ming as Chief of the District Attorney’s new Immigrant Fraud Unit. Ming, a Brooklyn prosecutor since 1997 when she joined the KCDA, has extensive trial experience. She also comes from a family of immigrants, having been born in the Dominican Republic. The Immigrant Fraud Unit is newly created and is under the Investigations Division and its Chief William Schaeffer.  


Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces the Indictment of Michael Rodriguez Accused of Conducting a 10-day Bank Robbery Spree

The Defendant Collected More Than $22,000 from Three Banks

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the indictment of Michael Rodriguez, 33, accused of robbing three banks and attempting to rob a fourth between March 16 and March 26 in 2014.   The defendant faces multiple charges of larceny and robbery, among others.


Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces the Conviction of a 28-Year old Man in the Sexual Assault of a 14-Year Old Girl

The Defendant Cyril Cutting Sexually Violated the Victim at an Area Motel

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the conviction of Cyril Cutting, 28, in the sexual assault of a 14 year-old girl in an East New York motel in 2012.



Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Announces the Indictment of a Defendant in a Vehicular Homicide That Killed an 11-Year Old Passenger

Defendant Anthony Pollydore Also Faces Charges Under “Leandra’s Law”

Brooklyn, NY. Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the indictment of Anthony Pollydore, 65, in the drunk driving accident that resulted in the death of his 11-year old step-son, Dylan Perry, one of three children Pollydore was transporting.


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