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DA Vance and Commissioner Bratton announced the indictment of three narcotics traffickers for selling more than $75,000 worth of cocaine over the course of a year-long conspiracy. The individuals, based on the Lower East Side, are charged with using livery services to deliver cocaine to customers throughout Manhattan. Kenny Hernandez, a/k/a “Jay,” 35, is charged in a New York State Supreme Court indictment with Operating as a Major Trafficker, also known as the “Drug Kingpin” statute, a class A-I felony, as well as with charges pertaining to more than 100 individual sales. All three defendants are charged with Conspiracy in the Second Degree, as well as at least one count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree. 

DA Vance and Commissioner Bratton  announced the indictment of 20 members of the East Harlem-based “East Army” gang, a/k/a “EA,” a/k/a “The Ryders,” and 17 members of West Harlem-based “600/Gutta Gang,” for engaging in a bloody rivalry in Harlem and Upper Manhattan. The violence in the indictments includes one homicide, 14 shootings and seven shooting victims. The allegations include the murder of 18-year-old Jordan Barber, who was fatally shot outside of the Entertainers Basketball Classic tournament in Rucker Park in June 2015, as well as a shooting on October 20, 2015, with separately-charged defendant Tyrone Howard, who was previously indicted for murdering NYPD Detective Randolph Holder later that night.

A Long Island man who hid in a tree after sexually assaulting a woman in a Stuyvesant Town elevator in 2014 was convicted on Wednesday for that incident and two other attacks in the East Village, according to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. Juan Scott, 28, pleaded guilty in Manhattan Supreme Court to first degree burglary as a sexually motivated felony and two counts of sexual abuse in connection to three separate attacks on women in the East Village and Stuy Town, Vance said.

DA Vance announced the guilty plea of Juan Scott for three separate sexual assaults in the East Village in 2014. The defendant pleaded guilty in New York State Supreme Court to Burglary in the First Degree as a Sexually Motivated Felony and two counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. He is expected to be sentenced on September 6, 2016.

Former real estate attorney Luigi Rosabianca will spend four to 12 years in prison for grand larceny under a plea deal signed Monday. Manhattan prosecutors had accused him of stealing more than $4.5 million from escrow and estate accounts he managed on behalf of clients. Under the deal, Rosabianca will also have to repay his victims a combined $2.9 million.