In my teens I was drugged, and shot by a guy. He was arrested and charged with robbery, assault with a firearm, and shooting at an occupied vehicle. I testified against him however he was found not guilty. To my surprise I was told not to worry he had other cases pending.
He had two prior counts of rape by force, oral copulation and sodomy of a child under age 14, forcible sexual penetration, and robbery, that he had to face. He was convicted for the sexual assault of an adult woman and child. He is is serving his time at maximum state prison.
I'm an aspiring writer and recently won a non-fiction writing award and a grant based on a portion of my unpublished memoir regarding my traumatic ordeal. I'm now scripting a short film and it may be turned into a feature film at some point.
I do not think that you will be given access to Court/DA/NYPD files that have rape victim information. You can try to do a FOIL request for the records relating to his arrest and prosecution if he was convicted, but I do not think you would be able to get any victim impact statements.
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I am not sure that you can because the records in these type of cases are usually sealed by statute.
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