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Brentwood Man Convicted Of Assault And Other Charges; Sentencing Scheduled July 31

Leslie Baker, 33, broke into the Wyandanch home of his ex-wife and struck a man with a shovel.

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Leslie Baker of Brentwood, 33, faces three to seven years in state prison following his conviction on assault and criminal trespass, Suffolk DA Thomas Spota said.

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Wyandanch, NY – June 7, 2017 – 33-year old Brentwood man faces three to seven years in state prison following his conviction on assault, criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.
Leslie Baker broke into the home of his ex-wife on Garden City Avenue in Wyandanch on the night of April 12 last year. Once inside, Baker struck a man, Richard Holder, with a shovel. The victim suffered a gash on his head that required three staples to close.
The jury returned the verdict Monday afternoon (6/5).
Judge Timothy Mazzei in Riverhead scheduled sentencing for Baker on July 31.