New York Criminal Law in the News – Wednesday, September 21, 2011

  • Staten Island judge ruled that throwing ice is sufficient for a menacing charge (New York Law Journal)
  • Ticket fixing grand jury to start deciding on charges, as many as 17 officers could be charged (New York Times)
  • Queens woman testified about shooting her abusive retired police officer husband (New York Post)
  • Selden man fatally shot by Suffolk police (Newsday)
  • Albany County Sheriff's Office seized $3,000 in cocaine after traffic stop (Times Union)
  • Rockland Sheriff's Office's police dog catches car thief after trying to flee into woods (
  • Texting tickets up 43% (Ithaca Journal)
  • Grand Jury did not indict former state trooper who ran over drunken man (
  • Brooklyn woman shot and killed, NYPD want to question boyfriend (New York Daily News)
  • Auburn drug dealer loses four year prison term agreement after being charged with additional drug charge (


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