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Location of Gerald Douglas law firm and Councilmember Jumaane Williams district office on Avenue D in East Flatbush. Photo via Google Maps

Watchdog wannabe fails with sniffing out a thief right under his nose

December 14 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Right under the nose — or, more literally, directly over the head — of the hopeful watchdog for the city of New York was a crooked attorney lifting almost $2 million from an elderly couple. Gerald Douglas was arraigned on Thursday in Brooklyn Supreme Court for withholding $1.7 million in proceeds from the sale of […]

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Unrelated charges cracks cold case, leads to murder arrest

December 12 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Eighteen months after a 21-year-old man was gunned down near his home in East Flatbush, the suspect was nabbed by police during an investigation for a separate crime. Robeirto Roberts was arrested on Sunday, Dec. 9 for charges related to his minor son getting left outside the house in the cold. During that investigation, police […]

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Teen faces years behind bars for running over a police officer

December 6 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The choices a Brooklyn teenager made on June 3, 2017 will haunt both him and an NYPD officer for the rest of their lives. That night, Anti-Crimes Unit Officer Dalsh Veve went to work. 15-year-old Justin Murrell was joyriding with his cousin, his 19-year-old girlfriend and another passenger in a stolen Honda Civic from Hewlett, […]