Harlem Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Harlem (New York, NY) or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Julio Acevedo Gets 25 Years To Life Sentence After K...

    Tuesday Apr 14 | via Switched 

    MARCH 7: Julio Acevedo leaves the 78th Precinct after being booked by the New York City Police Department on March 7, 2013 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, New York. Acevedo was arrested in connection with a car crash that killed a husband and pregnant wife on their way to a hospital, the baby died the next day after being delivered via C-section.

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  • Virginia mom gives birth to sons three years in a ro...

    Saturday Mar 21 | via Daily Mail 

    She's hardly changed! 'Lost' pictures taken for tiny British style magazine show an 18-year-old Angelina Jolie reaching for the sky Machete-wielding maniac shot by police for attacking TSA agent at New Orleans Airport dies in hospital as it's revealed he was carrying six MOLOTOV COCKTAILS Mexican wrestling star dies in the ring in front of thousands of people...and the show keeps going as he slumped lifeless across the ropes Mom of teen who 'choked his girlfriend to death during rough sex on prom night' i charged with supplying them both with drugs and alcohol 'Mommy! Mommy help me': SEVEN siblings, ages 5 to 15, who died in Brooklyn fire could be heard screaming as mother was forced to jump out window to find help Convicted child molester, 69, begs judge for permission to leave jail so he can donate to a sperm bank before he loses chance to 'be fruitful and multiply' Terrifying moment ... (more)

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  • Suspected Supermarket Shooter Was Freed by Judge Aft...

    Friday Mar 20 | via DNAinfo.com 

    A Harlem man wanted by police in the shooting of a 76-year-old woman and 51-year-old man Monday was free to roam the city streets despite pleading guilty to attempted murder last year thanks to a state judge's leniency, DNAinfo New York has learned. Malcolm Smith, 19, who is being sought for the shooting outside a packed supermarket on Malcolm X Boulevard, admitted last April to the attempted murder of another Harlem teenage who was stomped and stabbed in November 2013.

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  • Suspect Charged In East Harlem Stabbing That Left Ma...

    Thursday Mar 19 | via CBS Local 

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Harlem Law

Conditional license from DMV?
I was recently convicted of DWAI in New York. I also attended a hearing at the DMV because I refused to take the breathalyzer when I was arrested. After the hearing, the DMV took my license away for a year based on my refusal. Can I get a conditional license? The woman judge hearing the case was really mean.
You can apply for the conditional license in light of the plea.
Dwi in nyc
I asked this before but made an error. So ill ask again. I was stopped at a check pt in queens. Arrested and taken to the precinct. At the precinct I passed the movement/sobriety test but got a .09 on the breath test (not .08 as I stated before). I read for it to be dismissed it has to go to trial, but what are my other options? Can it be brought down to a violation and what kind? Does it affect my license?
A good lawyer should be able to negotiate a reduction to a traffic infraction. This will carry a 90 license suspension...
DWI in Queens, NY
Can a DWI charge be lowered to disorderly conduct?I have read and heard both yes and no. I blew over .01 (0.9) at a precinct after arrested at check point and cannot afford to get even a dwai b/c it will affect my license and future career. What are my chances if I go to trial for dismissal?
It is up to the DA what to offer. Your chances at trial depend on how good your lawyer is, how you look on the video,...
Misdemeanor DWI
My husband got a misdemeanor DWI. The arresting officer has called my husband and told him he forgot to fingerprint and photograph my husband and it needs to be done before he goes to court. What does this mean for my husband's case since the officer forgot to do these 2 things?
It does not mean anything regarding the charges, but being fingerprinted prior to the court appearance will be...
How much time do you get in prison for Drunk Driving?
I haven't drunk driven, obviously but was curious to know how much time would you be sentenced to in prison for drunk driving on a 500ml bottle of vodka.
The sentence on a DWI depends on the plea that is entered and if the person has any prior DWI convictions. For a...
How does E felony probation work For a dui?
i took a plea for a E felony dui, the judge said no treatment is needed, and I have 5 years probation. i have all the letters from doctors and the treatment court stating i dont have a drinking problem. now from what i understand is i cant drive until i take the DDP classes and have a breathalyzer in my car which is definitely good. I am happy the judge decided to give me my license back for work purposes. but when does the probation start? after im sentenced or once i go into the interview? and how often would they come to my house? i dont have alcohol in my house. this is my second dui in 9 years. and what should i expect from the probation officers? i work 6 days a week full time.
You should direct all of your questions to your attorney, because they know the specific circumstances of your proposed...
Dwi probation
what can i expect from a dwi probation? how long is the treatment for usually? this is my second dwi. but this one is a felony dwi theyre trying to charge me with. its been withing 5 years. what kind of treatment would i have to do and how long are the classes? and how many times a week usually?
The amount of treatment will depend on the program and on what your PO thinks of your circumstances. You absolutely...