ABOVE PHOTO: Zaria Estes, Kanesha Gainey and Najee Bilaal.
The Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams last week charged 16-year-old Najee Bilaal, 15-year-old Zaria Estes, and 15-year-old Kanesha Gainey with Aggravated Assault, Conspiracy, Possession of an Instrument of a Crime (PIC), Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person (REAP) for several assaults near the Temple campus on March 21.
All three defendants have been charged as Direct File Juveniles; i.e. they have been charged as adults by the District Attorney’s Office.
The defendants have been arraigned; bail for Gainey was set at $75,000, and bail for Estes and Bilaal was set at $100,000 each. The next listing for all three is April 10, 2014 in courtroom 1006.