Brent Blake, a 26-year veteran of the FDNY, was involved in a serious incident on the night of May 14 in East New York, Brooklyn. The incident occurred at the intersection of Linden Boulevard and Hinsdale Street and involved Blake and his ex-wife.
According to reports from the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, the situation escalated at approximately 11:10 p.m., culminating in a confrontation between Blake and his ex-wife. Witnesses described seeing a car accelerate and collide with the woman, who had just stepped out of the vehicle during the argument.
The victim reportedly held onto the passenger’s window, being dragged along the road as the car moved. She later described her ordeal to the police, and her account was included in the criminal complaint filed against Blake.
Blake now faces multiple charges, including assault, criminal possession of a weapon, attempted assault, and harassment. This incident follows a recent uncontested divorce between Blake and his ex-wife, finalized just two months prior.
The FDNY has responded to the allegations by suspending Blake without pay for 28 days. This development has raised questions about his future with the department, given the seriousness of the accusations.
As the legal process progresses, Blake maintains his not guilty plea, with his next court date scheduled for February 9. The case continues to unfold, with the East New York community closely watching the developments of this disturbing incident.