"Bail Reform" Lets Homeless Thug Beat New Yorkers and Go Free
In New York City, children have to show vaccine passports, but violent thugs assault people and are set free to do it all over again.
A homeless man charged with beating a guy last year was dumped back on the street thanks to so-called bail reform, only to allegedly pummel two women in Upper West Side attacks Thursday — and be freed again.
Darrell Johnson, 23, left one of his random female victims so brutally beaten that she suffered a “disfiguring laceration” to her face, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Monday.
Last year, Johnson — who has more than a dozen arrests on his rap sheet dating to 2014, according to sources — was hit with assault and harassment charges in the man’s beatdown.
He allegedly punched his victim “about the face with a closed fist multiple times” in a Harlem building, according to a court complaint.
Johnson then allegedly “used his feet to kick and stomp” the man in the Aug. 3, 2020, attack.
And he was out for more of the same.
Then with that case still pending, Johnson was back on the street — where he allegedly approached a 50-year-old woman at Broadway and West 79th Street in Manhattan around 9:20 a.m. Thursday and assaulted her in a “violent, unprovoked” attack, sources said.
The victim was so brutally beaten that sources said she suffered a “disfiguring laceration” to her face in the attack.
Just three minutes later, Johnson allegedly assaulted another woman a block away.
In that incident, court records allege that Johnson walked up to the 32-year-old victim on West 80th Street and began punching her in the face, causing “redness and swelling,” according to the complaint.
And he's out again.
In court Friday, Manhattan prosecutors recommended that Johnson be released under supervised monitoring for the attacks on the women, a request the judge granted.
A rep for the DA’s office said none of the charges were harsh enough to allow the judge to order Johnson held on bail.
While thugs run rampant and are free to assault anyone they want, Cy Vance is boasting of going after a billionaire's collection of Turkish antiques over provenance issues. Alvin Bragg will be even worse.
But this is how bail reform and all criminal justice reform is supposed to work.
Its presumption is that thugs like Johnson are the victims of a "new slavery" and that their victims have it coming because society is to blame.