PRESS RELEASES ARCHIVES

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December 18, 2021

The NYC Family Justice Center on Staten Island was officially named for former
Richmond County District Attorney William L. Murphy during a ceremony honoring his legacy.

December 15, 2021

Steps to Address the Crisis at Rikers Island

December 7, 2021

Long term investigation into overdoses inside the Richmond Hotel resulted in takedown of drug
dealing ring

November 10, 2021

Defendant Deji Adetimirin allegedly submitted 170 fraudulent unemployment insurance applications using stolen identities

November 5, 2021

Margaret Garnett, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”), announced today the arrest of a Staten Island homeowner on bribery and related charges for allegedly offering a bribe to a City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Asbestos Inspector in exchange for overlooking asbestos violations at the defendant’s home.

November 5, 2021

Defendant Francis Batama killed Semori Wilson on May 10, 2018 outside a bar in Stapleton

October 18, 2021

Defendant killed his wife and stored her remains in a storage unit in attempt to cover up the crime

October 15, 2021

RCDA staff set out across Staten Island to post flyers with resources for victims of domestic violence in the windows of local businesses

October 7, 2021

Scheme involved using information previously stolen from American Express account holders to purchase Apple gift cards and products from Apple Store in Staten Island Mall

September 28, 2021

Joint investigation between DA McMahon’s office and DSNY resulted in Sanitation Police issuing 62 summonses totaling approximately $7K in fines to individuals who posted dozens of “Cars 4 Cash” stickers and signs all across Staten Island