STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Right here’s a take a look at the highest criminal-justice-related headlines throughout the borough this week.
NYPD: TWO TEENAGERS SHOT AT SWEET 16 PARTY
The suspect in a capturing Friday at a Candy 16 occasion was kicked out previous to the incident for ingesting, a legislation enforcement supply mentioned Monday.
Two teenage boys had been shot after a battle broke out on the occasion in Mariners Harbor late Friday night time, police mentioned.
One of many boys purportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and the opposite was shot within the leg.
Each had been anticipated to outlive the capturing.
WILL MAN BUSTED ON HIGH-LEVEL DRUG CHARGE GO TO PRISON?
A 35-year-old Stapleton man, busted with methamphetamine 10 days earlier than final Christmas, may give himself one of the best current he’s ever gotten.
Underneath a plea settlement reached Tuesday, Jovani Garcia can keep away from a jail sentence supplied he complies with an intensive supervision program.
Garcia, who lives on the 300 block of Hillside Avenue, was arrested round 11:25 a.m. on Dec. 15 close to Greenfield and Osgood avenues in Clifton, mentioned a law-enforcement supply.
Per the state Division of Felony Justice Companies website online, this system gives a substitute for incarceration for felony offenders who’re additionally probation eligible however are thought of to be at excessive threat of failing on probation.
MAN ARRESTED IN PACKAGE THEFT FROM MAIL TRUCK
A West Brighton man has been arrested and charged with housebreaking after, police allege, he used a rock to interrupt a United States Postal Service truck window and tried to make off with numerous packages in Port Richmond Wednesday afternoon.
Eric Wilson, 24, of Elizabeth Road, was charged with one rely of housebreaking, grand larceny, prison mischief and prison possession of stolen property, police mentioned.
At 11:50 a.m., cops from the 121st Precinct responded to a housebreaking of a mail truck on Lexington Avenue close to Sharrett Place.
EX-NYPD SERGEANT PLEADS GUILTY TO 9/11 BENEFITS FUND THEFT
A former Staten Island NYPD sergeant pleaded responsible in federal court docket Wednesday to mendacity about a whole lot of hours of labor on the former Recent Kills landfill post-9/11 which netted her unearned authorities advantages.
Sally Spinosa, a Freehold, N.J. resident who served as a police officer from about July 1986 to July 2019, was a sergeant within the Investigations Unit of the NYPD’s Patrol Companies Bureau of Staten Island in the course of the terrorist assaults on Sept. 11, 2001.
Spinosa additionally filed a declare with the World Commerce Middle Well being Program (WTCHP), which authorities mentioned was finally granted in 2017 and has since paid for some medical visits and pharmaceuticals.
NYPD: CAR SMASHED INTO POLE, 2 FLED — BUT LEFT A GUN BEHIND
A Brooklyn man and Staten Island girl face a number of fees after authorities allege a handgun was recovered from a car that crashed right into a pole in Sunnyside Monday night.
Jawuan Jackson, a resident of the 200 block of Stanley Avenue in Brooklyn, and Sarah Divincenzo, who lives on Iris Court docket in Rossville, each 24, had been in possession of a loaded Walther PK380 semi-automatic pistol with three rounds of .380 ammunition that was present in a 2005 Nissan Altima each people occupied, in accordance with the prison criticism.
The car was noticed crashed right into a phone pole on the 1100 block of Victory Boulevard, the Advance/SILive.com reported. Police mentioned each people fled the scene following the incident and had been then arrested after a brief canvass.
Each Jackson and Divincenzo face a number of fees of second-degree and fourth-degree prison possession of a weapon, together with one rely of prison possession of a firearm, mentioned authorities.
MAN TASERED AFTER ALLEGEDLY THREATENING COP WITH KNIFE
A 43-year-old man was tasered after he allegedly pointed a kitchen knife at responding officers in West Brighton, in accordance with a supply with information of the investigation.
Tolulope Olisa is accused within the incident that occurred inside his dwelling on the 300 block of Davis Avenue on July 21 at about 2 p.m., in accordance with the prison criticism and police.
Officers had been responding to a radio name of a violent, emotionally-disturbed particular person on the dwelling once they noticed Olisa with a knife in his hand within the kitchen, the supply mentioned.