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Crime Beat: Roundup — Thug Who Slugged 101-Year-Old Woman Gets 75 Years; Cat-Roaster Cops Plea. And On and On.


Thug robber who slugged 101-year-old Rose Morat, terrorized other old women gets 75 years in the slammer. Judge: “A man doesn’t throw a left hook and a right hook into the face of a 101-year-old woman.” (Post)

Teen cat-roaster in the Bronx nonchalantly pleads to it, faces two years in prison. (Post)

Junior Gotti, in his first day of freedom after latest mistrial, leaves Toys “R” Us with stuffed animals, balls, and a mini-motorcycle that he didn’t shoplift. (Daily News)

Neighbor arrested in murder of the beautiful girl next door, gym teacher Jami Erlich. (Daily News)

Robber who shot a Brooklyn mom to death while robbing the wrong apartment calls it an “accident,” gets a plea deal for 25 years in prison. (Daily News)

Heroic “Rubber Robin Hood” slashes tires of NYPD meter maids. (Daily News)

Busta Rhymes is ordered to turn over pocket change — $75,000 — to a fan he assaulted at a concert. (Post)

Brooklyn armed robbery case ends in mistrial after a juror’s son is murdered. No link suspected. (Daily News)

Brooklyn guy testifies via video against the Serbian goon jock who beat him up in 2008 and put him in a coma. (Daily News)

Twelve people are injured in a Hempstead apartment fire caused by a candle a woman used for light after her power had been shut off. (Newsday)

A mugger throws a 21-year-old man into traffic on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights after the victim refused to turn over his cash. (Post)

Cops find a floater in the Harlem River near Yankee Stadium. Some guy in his 20s. (Post)

Check out True Crime Report for a national roundup.


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