A reported campaign contribution records showed was returned by District Attorney Darcel Darcel Clark to Bronx Supreme Court Justice Mary Ann Brigantti was the result of a clerical error made by the treasurer working on both their re-election campaigns, the official said Wednesday.
Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark returned a campaign donation made to her election committee by State Supreme Court Justice Mary Ann Brigantti, who hears civil cases in the borough, Bronx Justice News has learned.
A coalition of reform advocates on Thursday called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would decriminalize possession of gravity knives—a crime for which hundreds of Bronx residents are arrested each year.
Erin Hall, 42, of 1950 Andrews Avenue, fatally shot Felix De La Cruz,who challenged Hall with taunts of “do it, do it,” before Hall shot him in the head on April 15, 2015, according to eyewitness testimony at Hall’s trial.
Christian Rodriguez, 25, was arraigned before Bronx Supreme Court Justice George Villegas, who ordered him held without bail. Previously, he’d been charged only with multiple counts of assault in the case.
Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark told an audience Tuesday her prosecutors have struggled to adopt her policy of seeking lower bail amounts—in part because of the tough-on-crime ethos that pervaded her office under longtime DA Robert Johnson.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will investigate the local casework of NYPD Detective Joseph Franco, who is accused of framing at least three defendants on drug charges in Manhattan.
The Legal Aid Society on Thursday called on Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark to review every case her office prosecuted involving NYPD Detective Joseph Franco, who is accused of framing at least three defendants on drug charges.