New York Criminal Law in the News – Tuesday, October, 4, 2011

  • Former PTA treasurer ordered to pay back over $80,000 in restitution or else face jail time (New York Times)
  • NYPD officers shot and killed a homeless woman after she came at them with a knife (New York Post)
  • Closing arguments began in the Barbara Sheehan murder trial (New York Daily News)
  • An off duty NYPD officer was shot but not seriously injured in Brooklyn (NY1)
  • Five pounds of heroin and over $50,000 found during a search of a Fort Lee home (Newsday)
  • Man found guilty by an Erie County jury of shooting a 15-year-old in the back (Buffalo News)
  • Upstate family fought off burglars, one man was arrested when police arrived  (Times Union)
  • Twenty people arrested in a ten month Rockland County drug investigation (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • Cortland man allegedly choked a corrections officer in an attempted jail break (Syracuse)

(MK/LC)

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