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Defendant: Sidney Crockett (DOB 06/25/77)

Nov. 8, 2019 – Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Sidney Crockett of Greenburgh was arraigned Monday (11/ 4) on charges stemming from a sexual attack of a woman in White Plains in October.

A Westchester County Grand Jury handed up a multicount indictment charging him with the following:

  • 2 counts of Rape in the First Degree, a class B felony
  • 6 counts of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, a class B felony
  • 3 counts of Strangulation in the Second Degree, a class D felony
  • 2 counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a class D felony
  • 1 count of Assault in the Second Degree, a class D felony
  • 1 count of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, a misdemeanor

Westchester County Court Judge George Fufidio presided. Crockett is scheduled to appear in court again in December.

Background
On Oct. 10, 2019, the indictment alleges, Sidney Crockett repeatedly strangled, and physically and sexually assaulted a woman in a White Plains residence. The two were known to each other and had been in a relationship. After the attack, the victim went to a nearby hospital, police were notified and an investigation commenced.

 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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