Sex offender

Ban sex offenders from library children’s rooms say pols
Ban sex offenders from library children’s rooms say pols
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/11/2012 at 4:52PM

After a man sexually abused two children at the 41-17 Main Street branch of the Queens Public Library last month, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Councilmember Peter Vallone want to ban convicted sex offenders from entering children’s reading rooms. Joel Grubert, who on July 7 was arrested for sexually abusing a [...]

Bill would stiffen sex offender penalties
News Michael Pantelidis 3/06/2012 at 9:07AM

In an effort to keep the public safe from sexual abuse, the New York State Senate has passed a bill increasing the penalty for repeat offenders. The Senate has approved legislation introduced by Senator Michael Gianaris which excludes time spent in prison from the 10-year period during which the actions of a repeat sex offender [...]

‘Groper’ caught on camera
‘Groper’ caught on camera
News Jay Lane 12/30/2011 at 9:11AM

‘Groper’ caught on camera Cops say this grinning perv sexually assaulted a young woman walking in Queens — but she bravely turned the tables on her alleged attacker by snapping this picture. The man walked behind the 25-year-old victim and grabbed her butt in front of a Jamaica store at about 11:15 a.m. December 23, [...]