Posts Tagged ‘Manhattan DA’

Manhattan DA Cy Vance Slams Current Marijuana Laws

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

Cy Vance. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. Senate Republicans may have killed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, but Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., still is calling for the legislative change. At an event held by the New York City Bar Association last night, Vance criticized the current law, which allows police officers to have [&hellip
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Man Punched Woman Over Parking Spot

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

According to a release distributed by the Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Oscar Fuller, 35, was found guilty of punching a woman in the face while arguing over a parking spot on E. 14th Street in Feb. 2011. He faces charges of assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor. “This was a brutal and [&hellip
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Tribeca Super Charged in Jewel and Art Thefts

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

The 62-year-old superintendent of a Tribeca building on Washington Street was sentenced today three to nine years in state prison for stealing paintings and jewelry from building residents. According to the Manhattan DA, Mihaly Kovacsezics took art worth $13,365 from one resident, whose elderly aunt he befriended prior to her death, and $23,380 in jewelry [&hellip
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Scamming Seniors: How sharks in the water are targeting older Upper East & West Siders

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, Dwell OTDT, Family, Lifestyle, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Seniors, West Side Spirit

old New York is a city with a booming elderly population—there are over 3.4 million people over the age of 65 living here. With that aging population come the predators who single out older victims for their nefarious swindles. In an age of small-time Internet scams and big-time Ponzi schemes, everyone is a potential victim of [&hellip
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