Raymond Wilson, 31, was arrested for housebreaking and molesting a younger lady whereas she was sleeping her mattress in Greenwich Village final week. He has been arrested 19 instances since November.
A serial burglar in New York Metropolis who has been arrested 19 instances up to now eight months was free on bail when he broke into a baby’s bed room and molested her this week.
Raymond Wilson, 31, was detained this week after allegedly breaking right into a Greenwich Village house and rubbing his uncovered genitals on a 10-year-old lady’s toes whereas she slept.
NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea slammed ‘the failed coverage’ that allowed Wilson to be on the streets on Friday. Shea has been a vocal opponent of New York Metropolis’s bail reform because it was enacted.
He tweeted: ‘A ten yr previous lady traumatized and we’re once more left to select up the items for a failed coverage. How lengthy should we wait? What number of victims should endure? Again and again NY’ers ask, ‘How can they be launched?’ ……and there’s no logical reply.’
Police say the assault occurred on June 12 when Wilson allegedly acquired into the younger lady’s house at 1 am whereas she and her youthful sister had been house alone sleeping.
‘The sufferer felt one thing slimy on her toes and seen the defendant was rubbing his penis in opposition to her toes,’ stated Assistant District Legal professional Meghan McNulty. ‘The sufferer screamed for her dad and mom, however no person was house besides her youthful sister, who was sleeping in one other room.’
On Friday, NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea tweeted about Wilson’s crimes seeming responsible New York Metropolis’s bail reform for permitting Wilson on the streets
Shea has been a vocal opponent of the bail reform persistently blaming town’s spike in crime on the legislation’s current reforms
The disturbed man shortly redressed and fled the scene as soon as the younger lady awoke screaming. The terrified lady stared on the bed room door for 15-20 minutes, frightened that the man would possibly return, earlier than calling her mom.
Police later launched surveillance pictures of the suspect and requested for the general public’s assist figuring out him. He left a cigarette lighter and a digital camera lens on the scene and stole a bicycle from the constructing hallway which he rode away on.
Wilson fled the scene earlier than officers arrived however was later linked to the crime from DNA from a stain left on the younger lady’s quilt cowl. When police recovered his DNA and ran his identify they realized he was additionally being sought for extra burglaries.
The serial burglar and sexual assailant was arrested and jailed this week on $500,000 money bail or $750,000 bond at a listening to in Manhattan Felony Court docket on Thursday.
NYPD launched surveillance video picture of a suspect again in June earlier than figuring out Wilson
‘I am requiring this defendant to return to court docket,’ stated Choose Anne Swern of the bail. ‘Due to that felony file. Due to the truth that he was not reachable by telephone. As a result of I do know he goes by quite a few completely different names. As a result of he has 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 … quite a few completely different Social Safety numbers.’
‘I feel he faces a big interval of incarceration.’
Wilson’s current prior arrests embrace at the very least six burglaries, plus arrests on 4 successive days in Might for lesser offenses since November. He was repeatedly launched with no bail typically with no situations, different instances beneath phrases of supervisory launch corresponding to dependancy remedy or job coaching.
A spokeswoman for Manhattan District Legal professional Cy Vance Jr. acknowledged bail was not sought in quite a few circumstances the place prosecutors had the choice to take action, based on the Daily News.
The assaults got here as violent crimes throughout town proceed to spike. General crimes, nevertheless, are down .4% this previous week
New state reform legal guidelines enacted in 2020 demand that suspects in a protracted record of crimes go free with out having to put up bail. Shea has blamed New York’s sharp rise in crime on New York’s new bail reform legal guidelines. On July 7, Shea pointed to the sweeping bail reform measures when requested in regards to the metropolis’s surge in crime.
‘I feel you have to get uncomfortable right here, and the uncomfortable dialog for lots of people is we’ve to deal with that legislation that was handed in 2019, and the implications that we’re feeling at the moment’ referring to the bail reform.
In February the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice launched a report displaying that, 97%, of the roughly 50,000 individuals awaiting trial month-to-month in 2020 have not been re-arrested. Whereas Judges have more and more used supervised launched as an alternative choice to jail, this development existed earlier than New York Metropolis reformed bail legal guidelines and continued afterward.
A New York Post evaluation of NYPD’s crime statistics information discovered that most individuals launched beneath the felony justice reforms weren’t linked to the surge of violent crimes. Felony justice consultants counsel that the cops give attention to the movement of unlawful weapons into town as a substitute which the White Home has introduced plans to do.