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Prosecutors: NYPD Officer, 2 Others Extorted $24,000 From Astoria Restaurant Owner

NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.


Anthony Lacertosa and Bridgette Schneider (credit: CBS 2)

Surveillance Video Captures Final Moments Of Slain Staten Island Groom-To-Be

Anthony Lacertosa, 27, was stabbed outside the Espana Restaurant in Annadale around 2 a.m. on March 17.


Redinel Dervishaj (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Redinel Dervishaj Will Not Be Indicted In S.I. Stabbing Of Groom-To-Be

A grand jury has apparently decided Redinel Dervishaj, 35, was acting in self defense when he allegedly stabbed groom-to-be Anthony Lacertosa with a butcher knife.


Redinel Dervishaj (middle) being led out of the 120th precinct by detectives on Friday, March 23, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Lawyer For Suspect In Killing Of S.I. Groom-To-Be Says Client Acted In ‘Self-Defense’

Redinel Dervishaj, 35, pleaded not guilty when he appeared before a judge Friday. He is accused of killing 27-year-old Anthony Lacertosa in the midst of a brawl outside the Espana Restaurant in Annadale.


Funeral for Anthony Lacertosa on Thursday, March 22, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Final Farewell For Slain Staten Island Groom-To-Be

Anthony Lacertosa died early Saturday morning after authorities say he was stabbed to death when a brawl erupted outside the Espana Restaurant in Annadale.


Redinel Dervishaj (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Suspect In Murder Of S.I. Groom-To-Be Waives Extradition

Redinel Dervishaj, 35, was arrested Tuesday in Illinois. U.S Marshals, sheriffs and other law enforcement officials received a tip Tuesday that the accused stabbing suspect was hiding out at his aunt’s home outside Chicago.


Anthony Lacertosa and Bridgette Schneider (credit: CBS 2)

Redinel Dervishaj, Suspect In Murder Of S.I. Groom-To-Be, Arrested In Illinois

Redinel Dervishaj, 35, is believed to be the restaurant employee who allegedly plunged a butcher knife into 27-year-old Anthony Lacertosa around 2 a.m. Saturday outside the Espana Restaurant in Annadale.