NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The attorney for a group of men accused of BASE jumping off 1 World Trade Center last fall told a judge Tuesday that he and prosecutors are at a stalemate in their negotiations for a plea deal.
As WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported, defense lawyer Tim Parlatore told Judge Charles Solomon during a hearing that his clients are willing to plea to anything that does not include a felony conviction or jail time. But Assistant District Attorney James Zaleta insisted there will be no offer of a misdemeanor plea deal.READ MORE: Siena College Poll Finds Gov. Kathy Hochul In Lead In Potential Democratic Primary For New York Governor
Solomon asked Parlatore, “How’s your relationship with the DA’s office?” The defense attorney replied, “Awful.”