Crime

A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards ar … Full Article

Flatbush man gets 2 1/2 years for shooting

A 25-year-old father of three was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison on Monday for shooting six times down Newkirk Avenue at the corner of Newkirk and East 25 Street in Flatbush. … Full Article

‘Iron Pipeline’ drug trafficker pleads guilty to illegally selling guns

A 24-year-old Brooklyn native pled guilty Friday to first-degree criminal sale of firearms after he smuggled 33 guns from North Carolina to Brooklyn, officials said. … Full Article

Construction site owner indicted after ignored warnings leads to death of teenage worker

The owner of a Bedford-Stuyvesant construction company faces up to 15 years in jail after he was indicted on manslaughter and other charges stemming from an incident in which a collapsed wall killed a teenage worker and injured two others, Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced at … Full Article

Brooklyn man arrested for stealing landmarked Fort Greene home

A Brooklyn man faces up to 25 years in prison after he was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a 19th century mansion in Fort Greene and tried to steal five others in a title transfer scheme, according to Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. … Full Article

Beloved Brownsville basketball legend busted for leading heroin ring

A 65-year-old former NCAA and “beloved” American Basketball Association (ABA) Brownsville basketball player allegedly ran a major heroin distribution ring that came crashing down on Wednesday after a nearly eight-month-long investigation, officials said. … Full Article

Sunset Park waitress who stabbed customer gets 15 years in prison

A 37-year-old waitress who fatally stabbed her boss’s brother-in-law after an argument inside the Sunset Park restaurant where she worked was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 years to life in prison. … Full Article

Sex offender gets 65 years for raping 64-year-old Brownsville woman

A 31-year-old from the Bronx was sentenced to 65 years to life in prison on Tuesday after he was convicted on charges of predatory sexual assault and burglary for raping a 64-year old woman from Brownsville. … Full Article

Gang member, 22, sentenced to 76 years to life for Brownsville shooting

A Bloods gang member was sentenced to 76 years to life in prison on Monday for shooting two security officers, killing one and paralyzing the other, in front of a housing complex in Brownsville.  … Full Article

Disbarred lawyer gets 11-22 years for $1 million Brooklyn real estate scam

A disbarred lawyer convicted of stealing over $1 million through fraudulent real estate deals in the Bath Beach and Gravesend sections of Brooklyn has been sentenced to 11 to 22 years in prison. … Full Article

Eight members of Mexican sex trafficking enterprise plead guilty to racketeering, sex trafficking, related crimes

Eight members of an international criminal organization, known as the Rendon-Reyes Trafficking Organization, entered guilty pleas in federal district court in Brooklyn, New York, this month to Racketeering and other federal charges arising from their scheme to force young women and girls fr … Full Article

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