Two highly-decorated police officers in Yonkers became criminal defendants Wednesday, after being indicted by a grand jury for an alleged shortcut to justice.
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.
Detective Said Salim was released without bail Wednesday after pleading not guilty to perjury, official misconduct and other charges.
A New York City police detective was arrested and charged with perjury Tuesday, reportedly after he changed his testimony in the case against an alleged drug dealer.
Both state and federal prosecutors were using Nelson Castro as a mole in Albany. He wore a wire and helped snare Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson. Stevenson’s been charged in a bribe-for-legislation scandal.
Kerik was led into the Bronx courthouse by federal marshals and was allowed to change out of his prison jumpsuit and into a business suit before taking the stand.
While the jury caucused in a separate room, the judge summoned the lawyers to his courtroom for a brief hearing to address several juror-related issues, including the request for the list of exhibits.
The defense in the Roger Clemens perjury case rested Monday, without the former pitcher testifying.
The trial is entering its seventh week. Clemens’ lawyers say they will need seven or eight court days to put on their defense.
Judge Walton has told the parties if the trial isn’t done by June 8, he might have to recess it for a month because of scheduling conflicts.
Kirk Radomski, who provided performance-enhancing drugs to dozens of Major League Baseball players, injected some much-needed energy into a plodding prosecution case at Roger Clemens’ perjury trial.
Judge Reggie Walton also plans to select the final 12 jurors and four alternates on Monday morning, the fifth day of the trial.
The retrial of former Yankees star Roger Clemens turned from an early-week snoozer to something more intriguing Wednesday.
Opening day at Clemens’ new trial saw several prospective jurors question the purpose of Congress’ steroid hearings.
Ricky Cernera was released without bail after pleading not guilty Thursday to grand larceny, perjury and other charges.