A person who allegedly gunned down the mother of at least one of his children in an execution-style ambush on a Gramercy Park sidewalk was accused of intercourse trafficking in 2018, regulation enforcement sources mentioned.
Clarkson Wilson, arrested within the taking pictures of 25-year-old unique dancer Imani Armstrong, was arrested in 2018 after he allegedly slashed a 29-year-old girl within the face after she refused to work for him, sources informed The Post Saturday.
“Clarkson is totally a pimp,” mentioned one supply conversant in Wilson’s 2018 indictment by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Human Trafficking Unit.
“She didn’t need to be trafficked by him, that’s why he stabbed her,” the supply mentioned. “He stabbed her outdoors an house constructing and left her to bleed out.”
Wilson, 44, allegedly approached the sufferer on Third Avenue earlier than the slashing –and flew right into a rage when she informed him she didn’t need to be pimped out, sources mentioned.
“See, this is able to not have occurred should you got here and labored for me,” he allegedly mentioned, earlier than he stabbed and slashed her, sources mentioned.
His sufferer acquired over 150 stitches, in keeping with sources.
Wilson, who lived on the Bellevue Men’s Shelter on the time of the incident, was charged with assault with a lethal weapon with intent to trigger critical accidents, menacing, prison possession of a weapon, disorderly conduct and harassment in May 2018.
At the time of his arrest, Wilson tried to make use of his brother’s ID, sources mentioned.
Prosecutors from the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Sex Crimes Unit would later uncover on-line advertisements linked to Wilson, in keeping with the sources.
Wilson was indicted for tried homicide a month later, in keeping with sources conversant in the proceedings on the time.
Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Danny Chun, who must log off on the indictment, threw out the tried homicide cost for lack of compelling proof that proved intent, sources mentioned.
A second supply informed The Post, “Danny Chun had nothing to do with the case being dismissed. It simply fell aside.”
“This occurs with trafficking circumstances,” the supply went on, including that trafficking circumstances “are significantly difficult” and troublesome to maneuver ahead.
“This wasn’t gentle on justice,” the supply mentioned.
Wilson’s expenses have been finally knocked right down to lesser expenses — it’s unclear what the disposition of Wilson’s case was, however sources conversant in his indictment mentioned it was dropped.
He is now charged with homicide within the Thursday slaying of Armstrong, with whom he fathered at the least one of many younger mom’s three youngsters.
Police say he staked out and snuck up on Armstrong, then shot her within the head round 5 a.m. on East 14th Street and Irving Place. She was strolling dwelling after ending her in a single day shift at IHOP, the place she labored as a waitress.
Wilson, who has greater than 20 prior arrests on his rap sheet, was additionally charged with two counts of prison possession of a weapon, the sources mentioned.
The accused killer has at the least 4 prior complaints in opposition to him for alleged home violence stretching again to 2014, though it’s not clear if any have been made by Armstrong, in keeping with sources.