Judge sentences Van Dyke Houses rapist

A judge sentenced the man accused in a series of rapes and burglaries in Brownsville to 437 years in prison Tuesday. Boker Thomas, 31, was

BROOKLYN - A judge sentenced the man accused in a series of rapes and burglaries in Brownsville to 437 years in prison Tuesday. Boker Thomas, 31, was charged with raping three women, burglarizing four others and robbing a cab driver. Five of the eight attacks took place at the Van Dyke Houses between February and March of last year.

Thomas was identified by witnesses and DNA testing.

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