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June 30, 2011

Chabad Girl Raped And Pimped Out By Gang Of Thugs

Alleged victim A Brooklyn girl was robbed of her teenage years by a gang of creeps who repeatedly raped her, beat her and pimped her out, prosecutors said Wednesday. But the brave teen - who was brutalized for eight years starting at 13 - still managed to finish school, enroll in college and gather the strength to report the horrific abuse.

 

Four thugs nabbed in eight-year rape saga of Brooklyn woman
BY Oren Yaniv • NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

A Brooklyn girl was robbed of her teenage years by a gang of creeps who repeatedly raped her, beat her and pimped her out, prosecutors said Wednesday.

But the brave teen - who was brutalized for eight years starting at 13 - still managed to finish school, enroll in college and gather the strength to report the horrific abuse.

"It's hard to imagine something more terrible than this," said her college professor, a former prosecutor and the first person the victim confided with.

The Orthodox Jewish girl from Crown Heights was first raped in a park by Damien Crooks, 31, and Jamali Brockett, 27, in 2003, according to court records. Jawara Brockett, 33, joined them in raping the teen in 2007, and Darrell Dula, 24, did the same in 2010 after she refused to help Crooks recruit other girls for prostitution, prosecutors said.

All four have been arrested and were charged Wednesday.

Until recently, the suspects continually threatened to harm her family if she reported them. When she was forced to have sex with strangers, they kept all the money.

Crooks "even sold her on the street for $20 to a passerby," said Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.

She decided to come forward after Crooks told her he'll do the same things to her younger sister, prosecutors said.

Despite this horrid ordeal, the victim managed to pull through and seek a degree in criminal justice.

"She did a great job segregating whatever happened in her life," said the college professor. "She's incredibly smart."

Crooks, who has 37 prior arrests and six convictions, was ordered held on a $1 million bail by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Joseph McKay.

"The recitation of what he's charged with is frightening. Very very frightening," the judge said.

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How could this possibly happen??? Was she held hostage all these years??? Why did her parents not report this to the authorities years ago???

This should get 2c2d all excited...

It is rather strange that the list of charges has no obvious reference to crimes committed against a minor, which presumably carries heavier weight:

http://www.brooklynda.org/press_releases/2011/Press%20Releases%2006-11.htm#02

Here is more info:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/30/nyregion/victim-suffered-rapes-for-years-prosecutors-say.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

I hope these creeps get raped and pimped out in prison.

1. "37 prior arrests and six convictions" and free to walk around and cuz more damage...

2. Let's see if he gets out on bail

3. Let's see how many years this sick twisted creep gets... Will it be more or less than "27 years"? What do you think?

And the rather ominous:

> The victim and her family are in protective custody because prosecutors have reason to believe they're still in danger.

http://www.cnn.com/2011/CRIME/06/29/new.york.prostitution/

I think what everyone wants to know is how this could go on so long. She apparently wasn't held captive. What it "just" fear that kept her quiet?

Fear of someone killing your family is a strong motivation tool to keep silent.

Shmarya, why couldn't you mention their nationalities like you do when the culprits are Jews so the comments could be filled with a bunch nasty and offensive racial comments.

I hope this young woman didn't spend eight years keeping quiet because her family would have blamed her for it.

Even when blacks do the most heinous crimes, I still don't believe that blacks in general are so heinous. I don't see a culture of rape and cruelty and evil in the black community. In fact, only 1 in a million blacks are such evil people. The rest of the blacks are upstanding law-abiding family-oriented citizens.

It's when the hareidis do this kind of stuff that we need to assume that they are all the same. When even one hareidi rapes a child, one needs to assume that every other hareidi does the same, or at least wishes they can do the same, or at least knew about it and covered up for the perpetrator, or at least would have covered for the perpetrator if they knew about it, or at least would agree to someone else covering for the perpetrator, or at least in general condones such behavior, or at least is in some other way evil. I mean, seriously, they are hareidi, so they must all be evil.

But if you dare say this about blacks, you are a racist.

This is indeed an evil, terrible crime and the perpertrators should be locked away for life.

Perhaps the reason that this crime went on as long as it did is because:

(a) Charedim have a culture of not going to the police and

(b) The girl would be seen by her family and her community as "damaged goods" and would not be able to get a shidduch should the crime be exposed.

Having said that, I wish her all the best. Unlike most Charedim at least she is going to college and will be able to get a job.

Guest, that was fantastic!!

Whatever small consolation there will be for her may lie in the fact that child molesters are routinely beaten and raped by other inmates. Justice will be served.

Its a good thing she didn't get pregnant from these rapes.

We don't know that she didn't get pregnant ... or acquired STDs.

May she receive all the kinds of health care she needs.

Fear can keep people quiet for a long time, especially once it becomes a habit.

Congratulations to her for having the courage to come forward. May God and the State of New York protect her and her family.

And I hope those rapist slaving bastards die in prison without every breathing free air again. Hanging by the gazengas over a slow fire would be about right for them.

David - Good way to blame the victim - Very nice!

4 blacks acting like animals - now all we need is a way to blame the Jews...

Well played.

Prayers for the girl. This is a terrible story.

This story physically hurt me to read.

In Shmarya's defense, this blog isn't for racial comments, just (officially) a voice for victims of criminal activity to get a small amount of respite, in a society that forcibly quiets criminals.
If you want to ask why he didn't scream about how they were black, fine. I actually agree somewhat.

the poor girl. i'm amazed that shes doing so well.
i hope none of the animals responsible ever see another moment of freedom..

If this story is true, for 1K a head we can hire another nigger to kill every one of those animals.

Chabad should use some of their money to at least rough up those animals to make a statement.

Seriously - where are those mobs when you need them? I think there are more important places to beat people up than a grandmother's house for a stray water ballon.

Maybe it was her Haredi upbringing which gave her the strength to survive this ordeal?

As to why she didn't go to the cops, perhaps these creeps threatened to kill her if she did?

She stated that these niggers threatened her life and the life of her family. Where are our Shomrim? A statement needs to be made, when the bodies of there savages are found in the East River. I am not joking. A bas yisroel was violated- assuming her story is true.

Guest you said it.
Shamyahooo! Are Damien Crooks, Jamali Brockett, Jawara Brockett, 33, and Darrell Dula, chareidim? If not I guess this is only an alegation, & they will be vindicated.If yess I guess they are guilty?

LoshonHora, you condemn Shmarya even as he shows the decency and integrity to post this article. You're an idiot.

Boy, this thread needs some cleanup.

This should get 2c2d all excited...

Posted by: effie

actually, this is a pretty bizarre story-where the hell were her parents, teachers, etc??-
what DOES excite me is not a story that men with obviously black names were involved in violent criminal activity-that, unfortunately, is "dog bites man" level of chiddush-the fact that it appeared HERE is what excites me-NOW we are on to "man bites dog" level, and perhaps the fact that Shmeer-Yah would post this story?-is there actually a possibility that this clown may be somewhat capable of objective thinking??-well, at least once in his life he showed signs of it, although I am sure it will be many moons til it appears again.

here is a great story of a father teaching his son a valuable trade-thanks, Libs!

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2011/06/30/dnt.dad.robs.store.with.son.wdsu?hpt=hp_t2

horrible story

but is does say she was beaten up and her parents never noticed anything?

Hey, the same torah that taught the world not to rape also says to keep shabbos. one without the other, leads to a world of one without the other!

Way more than fear was at work here. This is actually common in sex trafficking of American girls. You get cut off. Your mind shuts down. You are not operating with free will. You become numb and are so violated at times since no one cares or cared into believing you deserve the life you are in.

I do not expect most of you to understand this. You really have to know these kids and have spent time with them as well as rescued them. But it is a horror story and she woke up by one of the trigger avenues that does awaken girls enslaved. They threatened her sister.

Often the only thing a young girl can hold onto is that she feels she is protecting her siblings younger than her from Daddy or whomever. So they stay for leaving for them abandons their little sisters to the evil one whether it be Aba or an Uncle or thugs, etc.

They are dug in and sacrifice their life in their mind to protect others they love. Since the outside world is not there in any meaningful way for real support. By that I mean all she can see are some occassional news articles if she is lucky, these kids know there is no where to turn for help.

Number one of the list off the list are the Police. The risk of going to them exposes the sister in their minds. The rest of quote any community is essentially worthless and kids know there is no help coming from there. You have to do more than simply talk. You must react, protect and be willing to go up against these people face to face. The blow back at you is immense. THe helpers which frankly to this day you cannot find face death threats, attacks, threats to family , etc.

In a word, her story is actually common in the world of sex slavery. In a word, part of the norm.

There's something very suspicious about this story. I suspect this girl was involved voluntarily with this "gang of thugs". Her family may have found out about it and she's made up this fairy story as cover for herself.

@tooclose2detroit: are you capable of objective thinking?
Have you ever considered the culpability of Jews in many cases of sexual slavery? Did you know that Israel is one of the worst offenders in the world when it comes to sex trafficking?

http://bit.ly/lhTAEP

I think Naomi Ragen wrote a book about a similar theme - about a girl in Borough Park who is raped by a black man. If I remember correctly, she is afraid to tell anyone about the rape because of how she fears she will be viewed and treated by the community.

My heart goes out to this girl.

yudel, why do you say "in a word" and then go on for two sentences?

@tooclose2detroit: are you capable of objective thinking?
Have you ever considered the culpability of Jews in many cases of sexual slavery? Did you know that Israel is one of the worst offenders in the world when it comes to sex trafficking?

http://bit.ly/lhTAEP

Posted by: skepticalyid

i AM capable of objective thinking-I will PROVE it to you-I want a Black man to be our next President-(Congressman Allen West)-I am a conservative Republican that thinks that we MUST have some tax increases-I also cant STAND Michele Bachman, Sara Palin, or Mitt Romney. I never said that blacks are responsible for all crime, drugs, or prostitution-but OBJECTIVELY, they are responsible for violent crime well in excess of their percentage of the population-I would hope that you can also develop objectivity!

yudel, everything you said there is the complete truth.

The contrast between this piece of news and those that occur within the community is that you do not bring up children to *trust* outsiders. Abuse within the community is too often by someone highly respected who has hidden his proclivities so well that all others rally round him instead of the victimised individual, who is then demonized as a fabricator, or worse. And if accused by those outside the community, why then it couldn't possibly be true! Many kinds of criminals masquerade as decent upstanding citizens with strong ties to a community base, and the more naive or blinkered those around them, then the more they will proliferate.

In a word, her story is actually common in the world of sex slavery. In a word, part of the norm.

Posted by: yudel
maybe, but its not like this girl was kidnapped from her village in Nigeria-this happened in Clown Heights-how did her PARENTS not know what was going on?-why didnt THEY go the police??-school, friends, etc etc-if God forbid someone would harm my daughters then either that person or I would be in a cemetery the next day-where the FUCK was her father?-there is just stuff here that doesnt add up???

skepticalyid

You are using a Lebanese news site as a source about Israel? And the actual report itself is not sufficient evidence that the news was warped?

@tooclose2detroit:
If you saw my earliest posting on this article- you'd see objectivity
@George:
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4088190,00.html

Whatever small consolation there will be for her may lie in the fact that child molesters are routinely beaten and raped by other inmates. Justice will be served.

Posted by: SkepticalYid

not sure if thats true-we like to believe that prisoners who kill, rob, and steal, somehow have morals when it comes to child rape-i would like to see some objecitve true reports that these guys suffer in prison, not just "bubba" maysas---bubba-that was pretty good, if i do say so myself.-and I do.

Watch the frontline and national geographic documentaries on the topic. Molesters are routinely targeted by other prisoners for "punishment" Even criminals have a code of behavior, such as it is.

sad story

Watch the frontline and national geographic documentaries on the topic. Molesters are routinely targeted by other prisoners for "punishment" Even criminals have a code of behavior, such as it is.

Posted by: skepticalyid

well, i am glad to hear it-would be nice if they all killed each other-

There's something very suspicious about this story. I suspect this girl was involved voluntarily with this "gang of thugs". Her family may have found out about it and she's made up this fairy story as cover for herself.

Posted by: ad | July 01, 2011 at 06:19 AM

not sure if that is the case

but what you say has happened before

I believe the girl, at this time. This kind of thing happens all too often.

i believed the story of the woman that claimed that strauss kahn raped her also-apparently, in spite of what feminists say, women DO lie about this stuff and shouldnt be automatically believed-heel, they said that the woman who claimed clinton raped her was lying-actually, they pretty much just ignored her-I am sure that if a woman said Bush raped her they would have done the same-yeah, right-more lippocrisy.

(sigh) @tooclose: Vitter, Sanford, Craig, Ensign-- need me to go on??
http://www.republicanoffenders.com/index.html

Clown Heights is indeed a third world country, and part of it is JewLand, and so American laws and social norms don't apply anywhere in that part of the world.

The story is too weird. Considering that Lubav girls are totally sheltered and can't even go near Lubav boys, much less any 'other' boys, how did all this happen? Parents, family, and friends never noticed anything?

The Shomrim know what everyone is having for breakfast. They had no idea?

Would like to hear more facts.

Totally sheltered? Where have you been for the last ten, twenty years?

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