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October 15, 2019

Karate teacher who preyed on young girls to get 10 years in prison Click For More

A Manhattan karate instructor pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing four young girls and possessing a trove of child porn documenting the sick acts.

News | Press Releases
October 10, 2019

D.A. Vance: Martial Arts Instructor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Teenage Students, Photographing Abuse Click For More

"Thanks to the prosecutors in my office’s Child Abuse Unit, this defendant has finally been brought to justice and he will face significant jail time for his abusive conduct. If you or a loved one has been a victim of a crime, I urge you to report it to our Child Abuse Unit by calling (212) 335-4308.”

News | Press Releases
October 10, 2019

D.A. Vance and Police Commissioner O’Neill Announce Indictment of 15 Members of Trinitarios Subset “Los Sures” Click For More

"Alongside our partners in the NYPD, we are committed to protecting our neighbors in Washington Heights and Inwood, and will do everything in our power to stop the violence that continues to harm those communities, even as crime continues to fall across Manhattan.”

News | Remarks
October 3, 2019

DA Vance Delivers Opening Remarks at 10th Annual Financial Crimes and Cybersecurity Symposium Click For More

“The people in this room will lead the fight to protect public safety, government infrastructure, and capital markets against new threats in our high-speed world in the years to come.”

News | Reports
October 2, 2019

Report on Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety: October 2019 Click For More

Since November 2015, this Office has written annual reports on the subject of smartphone encryption, following decisions by Apple and Google in 2014 to render data on their devices completely inaccessible without a passcode. The reports have documented the harmful impact these private business decisions have had on criminal investigations andcriminal justice outcomes at the local, state, national, and international levels.

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September 30, 2019 | New York Daily News

Cold case sodomist sentenced to 10-20 years prison time for 1993 sex attack on girl Click For More

"A Manhattan man was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison Friday for sodomizing an 11-year-old girl more than two decades ago. Investigators in 2017 were able to tie William Dixon, 61, to the sick 1993 attack after testing an old sex assault evidence kit."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 week ago
Last week, D.A. Vance and L.A. City Attorney's Office convened a Prosecutors Against Gun Violence summit in Las Vegas where prosecutors and experts from across the country gathered to discuss prosecutorial and policy solutions to end mass shootings in America. At the summit, D.A. Vance led a conversation on gun violence fueled by white nationalist terrorism with the ADL - Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center. Learn more: https://prosecutorsagv.org/2019/10/08/press-release-prosecutors-from-30-cities-and-counties-attend-prosecutors-against-gun-violence-summit-on-mass-shootings/