Crime

An alleged Brownsville gang member who used stolen credit card information to buy American Girl dolls and concert tickets was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday on five separate indictmen … Full Article

Man gets two years for ‘dangerous drug’ possession

A middle-aged man walked into Brooklyn Supreme Court in his street clothes Friday and left in handcuffs with a two-year prison sentence in front of him for drug possession. … Full Article

Accomplice to Bushwick murderer pleads guilty to clothes swap

The accomplice to a Bushwick man who murdered a sheet worker in East Williamsburg pleaded guilty Thursday to aiding the killer by swapping shirts with him as a diversion. … Full Article

Bushwick carjacker gets 33 to life for murder of sheet metal worker

A 22-year-old Bushwick man was sentenced to 33 years to life in prison Wednesday for murdering a sheet metal worker and shooting two others, including a 13-year-old girl. … Full Article

Woman indicted for stealing over $1M in amusement park tickets

A 16-year employee of a Red Hook charter bus company allegedly stole more than a million dollars in amusement park tickets using her company’s credit card, officials announced Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn scrap metal robber pleads guilty to violating probation

A man who previously spent years in prison for an armed robbery of a Brooklyn scrap metal shop pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating his supervised release by calling a woman who had a restraining order against him. … Full Article

Queens man gets 20 years for pizzeria stabbing, victim’s family forgives

A 23-year-old man, who was sentenced to two decades in prison on Monday, was forgiven in court by family members of the 18-year-old he stabbed to death. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy man gets three years for cocaine dealing

A Bedford-Stuyvesant man who was part of a 32-person bust for drug dealing and gun violence was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for selling cocaine. … Full Article

20-year-old gets 18 years for fatal stabbing during an argument in Crown Heights

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday for fatally stabbing a teenager during an argument. Jermaine Matthews, 20, previously pleaded guilty to stabbing 17-year-old John Garrett to death on June 10, 2015 in Crown Heights near Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue. … Full Article

Victim of court officer accused of forcing her to perform sex act speaks out

After a Brooklyn court officer was indicted Monday for allegedly forcing a woman to perform a sex act on him, the victim publicly spoke out. … Full Article

John Jay student left dead in wake of Brownsville gang shootings

Nine alleged Brownsville gang members, one as young as 15, were variously charged with conspiracy to commit murder in multiple shootings that left an innocent 22-year-old John Jay student dead and 13 others injured, officials announced Tuesday. … Full Article

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