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Detective Louis Scarcella

Derrick Hamilton (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

1991 Murder Conviction Tossed For Derrick Hamilton In Case Tied To Infamous NYPD Detective Scarcella

A New York City judge has tossed out a 1991 murder conviction against a man who says he was framed by a now-retired detective.

01/09/2015

Roger Logan was released from prison on Tuesday, June 3, after being exonerated in a 1997 murder in Brooklyn. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Murder Conviction Tossed After 17 Years, Amid Review Of Retired Detective’s Cases

A man who was imprisoned for 17 years was released Tuesday, after a judge vacated his conviction on the grounds that evidence in the case was linked to a police detective whose tactics have come into question.

06/03/2014

Detective Louis Scarcella

Retired Detective Refuses To Comment As DA Probes His Cases

A retired New York City police detective continued to refuse to comment Monday about a review of cases associated with him by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.

05/13/2013