Hundreds of people arrested for looting and rioting across the Big Apple last year in the wake of George Floyd’s police-involved death have had their charges dropped, according to an analysis of NYPD data — figures ripped as “disgusting” by local business owners. In the Bronx — which saw fires in the street and mass looting last June — more than 60 percent have had charges dropped, according to the investigation by NBC New York. SEE MORE HERE.
Our prosecutors are imperiling us By Post Editorial Board
June 20, 2021 | 10:03pm | Updated
What to say about the Bronx and Manhattan district attorneys throwing out most of the looting and vandalism cases from the wake of the George Floyd protests last year? Outrageous doesn’t quite cover it. Shameful, disgraceful, disgusting, as local businesses put it. All true. But above all else, these sorts of games by our elected prosecutors are dangerous.
Do you know if this included the people they arrested for the St. Patrick's Cathedral BLM desecration? Were they ever prosecuted?ReplyDelete
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The Queens man arrested for scarring the landmarked façade of St. Patrick’s Cathedral during a George Floyd protest is now free — because the Manhattan District Attorney’s office declined to prosecute him. Yadir Avila Rosas, 26, was taken into custody at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, an NYPD spokeswoman told The Post.....two women remain at large. See them and more at https://nypost.com/2020/06/06/da-declines-to-prosecute-man-arrested-in-st-patricks-cathedral-vandalism/
ORIGINAL CRIME STOPPERS REPORT https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2020/06/nypd-releases-fotos-of-st-patricks.html
6/20 update--Two teenagers — an 18-year-old from Westchester and another unidentified because of age — are accused of defacing St. Patrick's Cathedral at the end of May. ....Those are the second and third arrests in connection with this incident. A 26-year-old Queens resident was arrested on June 6. READ MORE FROM LOHUD AT https://www.lohud.com/story/news/crime/2020/06/19/westchester-ny-teen-accused-defacing-st-patricks-cathedral/3224143001/