NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday reappointed a controversial judge who set no bail for a teenager accused of threatening police.
Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Laura Johnson was criticized for releasing Devon Coley, 18, of Brooklyn. He was arrested Dec. 22 and charged with making terroristic threats on social media.READ MORE: Storm Watch: Officials Hoping To Avoid Repeat Of Ida With Preparations For Nor'easter
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office had sought $250,000 bail for Coley.
Coley allegedly made the threats just two days after NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Lu were executed in Brooklyn by Ismaaiyl Brinsley.READ MORE: NYPD: Man Shot Inside Union Square Subway Station
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