Woke Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, who is currently preparing to indict former President Donald Trump, has a history of downgrading felony charges and allowing violent criminals to remain on the streets. Meanwhile, he is expected to bring felony charges against the former president for an offense that would typically be considered a misdemeanor.

In 2022, Bragg allowed a violent young criminal to repeatedly be released after committing serious offenses, despite the teenager continuing to commit more crimes and showing no intention of becoming a better member of society.

In April 2022, a 16-year-old boy was taken into custody for carrying a loaded gun in the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn. He was released seemingly without consequence.

In June 2022, the same teenager was arrested for robbery and the vicious beating of a stranger. The teen, along with three of his friends, bashed a man’s head, leaving him with pain and abrasions on his head.

One month later, on July 20, he was arrested for the robbery and assault, but was released without bail the very same day.

Just three days after being released from custody, the violent teen was captured on video brutally attacking a police officer in an NYC subway station after he was stopped for attempting to illegally board a train.

In the video footage from the incident, the teenage boy punches the officer and even puts him in a chokehold at one point.


So, why was this incredibly violent, dangerous teenager repeatedly allowed to go free after committing serious offenses? Alvin Bragg, the District Attorney responsible for the teen’s release, was sharply criticized for his soft-on-crime approach in this case.

Police Benevolent Association leader Patrick Lynch used Bragg’s decision as an example of the failure of the criminal justice system. He said, “We’re having this debate about what court it should go to, but the reality is that it doesn’t matter at this point – they’re releasing everyone. The criminal justice system is no longer set up to protect the public from dangerous criminals. It’s set up to fail.”

Paul DiGiacomo, President of the Detectives Endowment Association, also bashed Bragg’s actions, saying, “The politicians need to wake up and hold criminals accountable. They created an environment where there are no consequences for committing crime, what do they expect?”

Defense lawyer Mark Bederow tore into Bragg for letting the teen walk free. He said, “The DA clearly knew that they were prosecuting the same offender for a violent robbery. If that is not an extraordinary circumstance, what is? If violence against police officers is unacceptable, why ignore the violent robbery arrest? This isn’t accountability. This is lunacy.”

Bragg, however, had his spokesperson Emily Tuttle try to defend his leniency on the violent teenager.

“Our system must respond to children as children and intensive community monitoring was the appropriate pre-trial determination for a fifteen-year-old child with no previous arrests,” said Tuttle.

“Violence against our police officers is unacceptable and given his age at the time of arrest, we consented to send his second case to Family Court as soon as possible, where he would receive the age-appropriate interventions and supports he needs while being held accountable,” Tuttle added.

While a violent criminal who assaults innocent people is set free by Bragg, the DA has decided to bring felony charges against Trump in relation to payments made in 2016 to settle rumors of an extramarital affair. These charges, which Bragg upgraded from a misdemeanor class, stand in stark contrast to the prosecutor’s history of reducing charges against the majority of cases on his watch.

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