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With Island traffic fatalities up, city announces effort to combat distracted driving
June 3, 2019

Richmond County District Attorney Michael McMahon is joined by DOT Staten Island Commissioner Tom Cocola, outreach staffer Raeshan Dockery…

With Island traffic fatalities up, city announces effort to combat distracted driving
State reforms would give thugs keys to this city
May 15, 2019

As uninformed legislators in Albany appear to be tripping over each other in a mad dash to push through so-called progressive criminal justice reforms, it will be the victims of crime, law enforcement…

State reforms would give thugs keys to this city (commentary)
There is no room for hate on Staten Island’: DA, religious leaders, officials take a stand against hate
May 2, 2019

Staten Island’s District Attorney Michael McMahon and Chief Kenneth Corey, the borough commanding officer, held a press conference on Thursday to address hate crimes on Staten Island.

There is no room for hate on Staten Island’: DA, religious leaders, officials take a stand against hate
Prosecutor honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving at law-enforcement recognition event
April 12, 2019

Richmond County District Attorney Frank Prospero, awarded by Mothers Against Drunk Driving on Wednesday in Woodbury, N.Y., for his efforts to prosecute criminals involved in vehicular crimes.

https://www.silive.com/news/2019/04/prosecutor-honored-by-mothers-against-drunk-driving-at-law-enforcement-recognition-event.html
Drug treatment program expanded to offer more defendants a chance at recovery, D.A. announces
January 16, 2019

A ray of HOPE in a borough plagued by the opioid epidemic shined a little brighter Wednesday after it was announced that the drug treatment program would be expanded in cooperation with the Criminal Court of the City of New York.

District Attorney Michael E. McMahon, left, shakes hands with Bronx Criminal Court Judge George Grasso after announcing Wednesday the expansion of the drug treatment program on Staten Island.
Dealer pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal heroin-fentanyl overdose
January 2, 2019

A Staten Island drug dealer pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter for selling a batch of fentanyl-laced heroin that killed one of his customers.

Stephen Cummings is the first drug dealer in the city charged for doling out a deadly dose of fentanyl
D.A. launches new tactics as opioid crisis continues to ravage the borough
January 1, 2019

The number of non-fatal overdoes this year, which is more than double the number of fatal overdoses, shows the opioid crisis on Staten Island could be getting worse.

Between Jan. 1 and Dec. 18, there have been 101 fatal overdoses and 251 non-fatal overdoses, or “saves,” using the anti-overdose medication naloxone, according to Michael McMahon’s office.
Thief who targeted women shoppers outside S.I. Mall sentenced to up to 12 years
December 23, 2018

Gift-buyers, particularly women, can breathe a little easier this holiday season now that a thief who had targeted female shoppers outside the Staten Island Mall and other retailers is behind bars.

A thief who targeted woman at the Staten Island Mall has been sentenced to up to 12 years in prison.
Dirty dozen: Drugs and guns will land him in prison for 12 years
December 22, 2018

Senate Rivera of West Brighton pleaded guilty on Friday to drug and gun charges that come with a 12-year prison sentence

NYPD car outside in a park
From South Beach to Park Hill: Drug takedowns lead to pleas, prison for pair
November 22, 2018

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Getting busted in major drug takedowns isn’t the only thing these two defendants have in common.
Tysean Moore and Eric Johnson are also going to spend some time in a prison cell.

Officials set to announce major drug bust on Staten Island; ‘F— SILive,’ snaps suspect