DNA

DNA ties man to 1996 Far Rockaway rape: DA
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/01/2014 at 2:29PM

A 47-year-old man has been busted for raping a woman in her Far Rockaway home more than 17 years ago after a DNA hit linked him to the crime, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

DNA links man to two 1997 Richmond Hill rapes
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2014 at 12:09PM

A 55-year-old man already serving a prison sentence for a burglary charge was tied through DNA evidence to two separate Richmond Hill rapes dating back to 1997, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

DNA clears man of rape charges
News Melissa Chan 7/31/2012 at 4:13PM

A Queens man locked up for nine months on charges of attempted rape and sex abuse has been exonerated after DNA retrieved from the victim’s sweater did not match up to his, a defense attorney said. Kenneth King, 41, was arrested last September for the attempted rape and sex abuse of a woman who was [...]

Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack
Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack
News Jay Lane 1/11/2012 at 9:03AM

Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack Police have arrested a yellow cab driver who they say raped a passenger at knifepoint in Brooklyn last spring, and sources say he may be charged with a second attack that took place in the fall. Gurmeet Singh, 40, of Queens was arrested [...]