Cases of Interest
For the week of July 21, 2014
Current Year Press Releases Previous Years Press Releases Cases of Note

Monday, July 21, 2014
ADA
Judge
Part #
Status

Defendant Name Case Details

Lupo, J.
Judge Barrett
Pt. H60
Conference - New Defense Attorney

Theophilis Burroughs

 

Burroughs’ arrest was the result of a joint investigation, beginning in July 2009, by the Bronx District Attorney’s Office and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. During the course of the investigation Burroughs arranged the sale of 12 firearms and ammunition to undercover detectives.

Press Release 25-2013

Rosenfeld, P.
Judge Gross
Pt. H71
Hearing

Casmine Aska

 

Aska is charged with attempted murder and other offenses for allegedly throwing 9-year-old Freddy Martin from the roof of an apartment building. The incident occurred on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 1545 Nelson Avenue in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx.

Press Release 3-2013

Greenfield, D.
Judge Massaro
Pt. T14
Sentencing

Robert Mitchell

 

Mitchell was found guilty of two counts of Murder in the 2nd Degree for the killings of Marvin Wiggins, Jr., age 15, and Quanisha Wright, who had just turned 16-years-old the day before. He is facing a potential 25 years to life for each of the Murder charges, and 5-to-25 years behind bars for the Attempted Murder charge.

Press Release 27-2014

 


Tuesday, July 22, 2014
ADA
Judge
Part #
Status

Defendant Name Case Details

Oustatcher, A.
Judge Marvin
Pt. T27
Hearing - Brief

David Bryant

 

Bryant was convicted of murder in 1975.  Judge Marvin held a hearing and found the defendant’s trial counsel to be ineffective and released the defendant on April 11, 2013. On June 20th, the First Department reversed Judge Marvin’s decision. A brief was submitted, a response is expected on August 6th and a decision on September 25th.

 


Wednesday, July 23, 2014
ADA
Judge
Part #
Status

Defendant Name Case Details

Borko, N.
Judge Carter
Pt. H98
Conference

Lisette Bamenga

 

Bamenga is charged with murdering her two young children in her home, 1500 Noble Avenue, on July 5, 2012.

Press Release 23-2012


Thursday, July 24, 2014
ADA
Judge
Part #
Status

Defendant Name Case Details

Friday, July 25, 2014
ADA
Judge
Part #
Status

Defendant Name Case Details

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