On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 1335 hours, the following 33-year-old female off-duty New York City employee was arrested and charged in the confines of the 13th Precinct in Manhattan.


Simone Powell
NYPD School Safety Agent


  • assault;
  • criminal obstruction of breathing;
  • attempted act in manner injurious to a child.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.