Yonkers Police Department Makes Several Firearm Trafficking Arrests in Multi‐ Agency Investigation; Shuts Down Alleged “Iron Pipeline” Gun Trafficking Network

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YONKERS, NY – June 30, 2022 — Today, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Yonkers Police Commissioner Chris Sapienza, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah, and DEA Special Agent in Charge Frank A. Tarentino III announced a series of arrests in a multi-agency investigation into illegal firearms trafficking. Earlier in 2022, the Yonkers Police Department Narcotics Unit initiated a joint investigation …

TribuneYonkers Police Department Makes Several Firearm Trafficking Arrests in Multi‐ Agency Investigation; Shuts Down Alleged “Iron Pipeline” Gun Trafficking Network

Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah Names Jin Whang Director of Public Affairs for the District Attorney’s Office

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – June  2, 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah named Jin Whang, a communications specialist, to serve as Director of Public Affairs for the District Attorney’s Office. A former print reporter and campaign strategist, Whang will oversee the District Attorney’s Office press operations and communications, including internal and external affairs, collaborating with Anna Young, the Public …

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G-Shine Bloods Gang Members and Associates Sentenced to State Prison forConspiracy to Murder Eyewitness

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – April 7, 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced the successful prosecution of five G-Shine Bloods gang members and associates for conspiracy to murder an eyewitness. The last of five defendants, Damien Rickard, was sentenced on April 4, 2022. Between August 2018 and March 2019, Jason Garcia conspired with Matthew Brown, Cassaundra Dunham, …

eHeziG-Shine Bloods Gang Members and Associates Sentenced to State Prison forConspiracy to Murder Eyewitness

Some Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah Staff Assert She is NOT Running for Re-election
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WHITE PLAINS, NY —April 7, 2022 — The talk among some staff at the office of Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah is that she will not seek re-election. Should she decide to depart prior to the end of her term, which would end three years from now, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul is authorized to choose her …

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Peekskill Man Indicted on Murder Charges for Fatal Shooting at Duo Tapas Bar and Lounge in Yonkers, NY

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WHITE PLAINS, NY and YONKERS, NY — March 22, 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that Peekskill resident Yaquba McGougain was indicted on charges in connection with a shooting that killed one and injured another at a Yonkers bar in February. McGougain, 29, was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury for Murder in the Second …

eHeziPeekskill Man Indicted on Murder Charges for Fatal Shooting at Duo Tapas Bar and Lounge in Yonkers, NY

Mount Vernon Man Sentenced to Nine Years for Violent Sexual Assault

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 26, 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced the sentencing of a Mount Vernon man who stabbed a woman in the face after he sexually assaulted her. Hasarn Myke, 40, was sentenced on January 25, 2022, to nine years in state prison, with 15 years of post-release supervision after his pleas of guilty to Attempted Assault …

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Statement from Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah on NYS Governor Kathy Hochul Signing Covid-19 Legislation and the Creation of Multi-Agency Covid Vaccine Fraud Task Force

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 24, 2021 — We commend Governor Kathy Hochul for signing legislation that will enable law enforcement to better protect our communities against COVID-19 and those who seek to thwart vaccine requirements through fraudulent acts. The new legislation clarifies that making, possessing or selling a fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine cards is a crime and criminalizes computer tampering related to COVID-19 vaccine provisions. We …

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The Most Recent Sexual Misconduct at the Yonkers Board of Education as Validated by “People In the Know”
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Investigative Report Exclusive The Hezitorial Regarding Sexual Misconduct The Law Requires That All Adults are Required to be the Stewards to the Entire Student Body in the Yonkers Public School District YONKERS, NY — November 23, 2021 — A brazen sexual act took place at Saunders High School. “People in the know” learned that two boys, memorialized their sexcapade that …

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Westchester County District Attorney Rocah Dismisses All Marijuana Possession Cases

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 27, 2021 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah yesterday announced that the courts have granted her petition to dismiss all marijuana cases involving felony and misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession or sale. “Dismissing all marijuana cases, including underlying bench warrants, has been a priority of mine, and the legislature’s repeal of Article 221 …

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Knife-Wielding Dobbs Ferry Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Police Officer

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 23, 2021 — A Dobbs Ferry man was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury for the attempted murder of a police officer after stabbing the officer in the head with a knife, Westchester District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced. Matthew Burke stabbed the uniformed police officer in his head as he was directing traffic …

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