Nov. 15, 2023 By Bill Parry A Rockaway Beach sexual predator on Nov. 15 was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for raping two young girls who were relatives over the course of two years, beginning when the youngest was 8 years old and the oldest victim was just 10, according to the… Read More
Oct. 2, 2023 By Bill Parry As the remnants of Tropical Storm Ophelia lashed the borough on the morning of Friday, Sept. 29, an alleged rapist broke into a home in the Queensboro Hill section of Flushing, where he allegedly sexually assault an 18-year-old woman, according to authorities. The Queens Special Victims Squad is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who police say entered a home at around 10:40 a.m. on a residential street in the vicinity of 45th Avenue and Robinson Street, just three blocks east of Kissena Corridor Park . Once inside, the suspect threw… Read More
Aug. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry A Queens grand jury indicted Jerson Vasquez on attempted murder, rape and other charges for allegedly arranging to meet a woman for paid sex and then beating her and then robbing her in Jamaica, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced on Aug. 29. Vasquez, 23, of 170th Street in… Read More
Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry A teacher at a Woodhaven school was arrested Monday, Aug. 21, and charged with raping a 15-year-old girl, according to authorities. Jamall Russell, 29, turned himself in at the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood, where he was booked on rape and other charges for having an ongoing relationship with an… Read More
Aug. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz moved quickly to bring criminal charges against an alleged sexual predator from Jamaica in connection with a brutal rooftop rape earlier this week. Jerson Vasquez, 23, of 170th Street, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on Aug. 16 on charges of rape in the… Read More
A Manhattan man was indicted Thursday for allegedly targeting a 14-year-old girl and drugging and raping her for months in hotels across Manhattan and Queens, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced.
May 12, 2023 By Zach Gewelb Police on Thursday night announced the arrest of a Brooklyn man who is believed to be behind the violent assault and rape of a woman in Woodside last month. Authorities cuffed 58-year-old Tony Kempsey, of Butler Street in Brooklyn, who allegedly lured the 49-year-old victim into a ride… Read more »