STATEN ISLAND, NY – Here’s a look at the top criminal justice-related headlines in the borough this week.
43-YEAR-OLD MAN, KILLED DEATH ON BAY STREET
A 43-year-old man was shot and killed as he walked the sidewalk of Bay Street in Tompkinsville in broad daylight Thursday.
Kenton Smith, a New Brighton resident, was shot and killed several times in the 100 block of Bay Street around 11:50 a.m., according to an NYPD statement.
Sources believe he knew his killer and was not randomly targeted.
STRAY BULLETS IN ELTINGVILLE
The NYPD is investigating a report of gunfire in Eltingville Thursday afternoon.
At least one shot was fired into a window and wall of a house on the 600 block of Wilson Avenue just before 3 p.m., according to an NYPD spokesperson.
IT ALLOWS A DASH-CAM SIE SHOCK ABSORBER
A Brooklyn man who, in an apparent road rage incident, got into a fight with a tractor-trailer driver, then hit the truck with a baseball bat as cars passed on the Staten Island Expressway, pleaded guilty of assault charges.
The shocking episode involving Joshua Edwards on October 11, 2019 was captured on the truck’s dash cam video.
Police said the events took place around 4.30am near the Clove Road exit.
HE IS ACCUSED OF RAGE ON THE ELTINGVILLE ROAD
A 51-year-old man was shown a gun during a daytime road rage incident in his home community of Eltingville, authorities said.
Thomas Mangraviti was charged in the incident on Friday around 2:45 p.m., when officers responded to a 911 call from a person with a gun near Richmond Avenue and Petrus Avenue.
NYPD: WEAPONS AND DRUGS IN THE NEW SPRINGVILLE RAID
During a raid on an apartment in New Springville, authorities say police discovered a gun, weed and drug paraphernalia.
Officers executed a search warrant shortly after 2 p.m. on February 24 at the Richmond Hill Road apartment of Jason Rivera, 46, according to the criminal complaint and the NYPD.
Police said they recovered a number of illegal items from a room.
RAID IN OAKWOOD NET WEAPONS, COPS SAY
A 33-year-old Oakwood man is under arrest after police executed a search warrant following a disturbing gun incident, found a supply of firearms in his home, according to the authorities.
At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, police were called to Robert Scollo’s East Broadway home after carrying a gun to a woman’s forehead and “cocking” the gun, “moving the lever. in position ”, according to allegations in the criminal complaint.
30 MONTHS BEHIND THE BARS FOR FLIGHT
It’s not the money he stole for a Queens man in an armed robbery two years ago in Mariners Harbor.
It’s 30 months behind bars.
Shawn Bams, 22, was sentenced on Wednesday under a plea deal, following the April 11, 2019 heist.