She was not in custody for long.
Hours after “Soho Karen” Mia Ponsetto was taken back to police custody in the Big Apple, she presented her first court charge of robbery attempt and assault to assault Cajon Harold, the 14-year-old son of the robbery. Manhattan Hotel – and supervised release was sprung on.
Poncetto was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and grand larceny in the fourth degree.
The 22-year-old Poncetto did not enter a plea during proceedings at the Red Hook Community Justice Center in Brooklyn. He was ordered to stay away from Harold and the teenager.
He is due out in the March 29 Manhattan Criminal Court.
According to the prosecution, the encounter with Harolds was apparently the second problematic incident that occurred in Poncito New York.
Early that same day, he is suspected of having damaged an apartment door somewhere in the eastern village. Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Sarah Maracz said no details of the incident were given and she has not been charged for the incident.
He was swimming around the Big Apple at the time, according to Marquez, who said that Poncito was “living in various places” around the city.
Poncetto made national headlines when he was wrongly caught on video at the Aaron Hotel accusing Keanon Harold Jr. of stealing his iPhone.
The video posted on Instagram by the teenager’s father shows Poncetto allegedly attacking Keane and trying to snatch his phone.
The Piru, California, woman had actually inadvertently left her phone in an Uber. The driver later returned the device.
A lawyer for Poncetto insisted that she did not run to New York to escape from the NYPD.
“He did not run away from the jurisdiction. There was no indication that he
Was being placed under arrest, ”said attorney Paul D’Milia.
Poncetto is expected to return to his California home, his lawyer said.
Ponsetto initially left New York as the incident escalated on 26 December. He allegedly tried to knock the door of his car at an officer when local police in California arrested him on Thursday.
“Innocent” of the charges, his lawyer told The Post.
“As the case progresses, you will see that the District Attorney’s own evidence greatly affects his case,” said D’Millia, “We are shocked and disappointed that tensions have increased in our country at this time That the authorities have chosen to escalate the situation by having NYPD members fly across the country unnecessarily bring back a person in COVID’s teeth who would have returned with a simple telephone request. ”
While Poncetto has no criminal convictions under his belt, New York officials revealed new details of his three run-ins with California officials last year.
The February 28 incident at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, during which Poncetto’s mother, Nicole, was allegedly asked to push the drunken mother and daughter duo and kick a cop, was asked to leave , Which included a third person, the complaint according to the New York criminal. Who could not identify the third party.
According to court documents, on May 29, Mia Poncetto, apparently intoxicated, left her car and sat in her car, prompting a concerned Aashiq to call 911 and call the police for allegedly carrying booze and marijuana. Open containers found.
And like a mother, like a daughter, Mia herself was accused of assaulting an officer on October 10, when she allegedly molested Nicole at a gas station and left him in a huff, only to find the vehicle later left.
When a police officer tries to arrest him, Mia drops the policeman to the ground. He was later found to be drunk with alcohol, driving with a suspended license, resisting arrest, and according to court papers a blood alcohol level of .14.
Judge Michael Frischman warned Poncito that he would have to do well in all of his California criminal cases and was expected to return bright and early during his next appearance in a New York court.
“Obviously, you have a lot of cases in California right now. You also have to appear in all those court cases. Okay? ”He asked.
“Okay,” he said.