Defendant: Bryan Stamps (DOB 06/10/02)

May 24, 2018 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that 15-year-old Bryan Stamps of New Rochelle has been arraigned as a juvenile offender on charges related to a stabbing at New Rochelle High School Jan. 18, 2018.

Stamps is charged with:

  • Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class B felony
  • Assault in the First Degree, a class B felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree, a class A misdemeanor
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor

Stamps has been remanded into custody at Woodfield Cottage in Valhalla without bail. He is scheduled to appear in Westchester County Court June 5, 2018.

The felony complaint alleges that Stamps stabbed another student inside the high school. That student was taken to a hospital trauma unit where he underwent surgery and was treated for serious injuries. Stamps fled New York. After close to four months, the FBI located Stamps in Alabama where he was taken into custody May 14, 2018. He waived extradition to New York May 16, 2018. Westchester County Police warrants squad picked him up in Alabama and returned him to Westchester County Wednesday and arraigned here today. 

Stamps was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury April 16, 2018.

Assistant District Attorney Kerrie Williams is prosecuting the case.

Bryan Stamps

Bryan Stamps

In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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