New York Criminal Law in the News – Thursday April 7, 2011

  • Rikers Island guard arrested by federal agents for agreeing to help prisoner escape in exchange for $90,000 worth of cocaine (New York Post)
  • Brooklyn woman who filled out jury questionnaire with racist comments ordered to keep coming to court until judge releases her (New York Daily News)
  • Two men arrested for murder of Staten Island DJ Megatron (New York One)
  • Priest leads state police on low speed chase in Columbia County (Times Union)
  • Rockland police bust drug dealing operation originating from two local bars (LoHud.com)
  • Tompkins county judge orders retrial because of errors made at trial (Ithaca Journal)
  • Franklin County inmate busted for filing false tax returns while incarcerated (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • West Brighton man who stole an XBox and baby supplies to pay for drug addiction sentenced to 2-4 years (Staten Island Advance)

(JMM/LC)

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