County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Albert Crooks (DOB
· one count of Assault in the First Degree, a class “B” Violent Felony,
· one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a class “D” Felony,
relating to a brutal attack on his 58 year old mother last year.
The argument turned physically violent when the defendant hit his mother with his fist and a heavy glass ashtray.
The defendant then fled the scene.
Yonkers Police responded and located the victim outside a neighbor’s door.
The victim suffered serious injuries to her face and eyes including a broken eye socket which required the reconstruction of the left side of her face including a permanent titanium plate.
investigation began and a warrant was issued for the defendant’s arrest on
He was arrested
defendant faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in state prison when sentenced
Assistant District Attorney Jamie Fair of the Domestic Violence Bureau is prosecuting the case.