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by Peter Moskos

June 30, 2010

Mineo gets what he deserves

Nada. Nichts. Zilch. Niks. Τίποτα!

That's what the lying Mineo gets for his $440 million B.S. lawsuit against the NYPD. Even better, he's got to pay court fees.

The jury was deadlocked (11-1, against Kern) on whether Officer Kern brutalized Mineo with a baton.

From the Daily News:
Jurors did find Kern liable for malicious prosecution for giving Mineo a summons for marijuana - but Brooklyn Federal Judge Jack Weinstein tossed that.

The jury also cleared Officers Alex Cruz, Andrew Morales and Noel Jugraj of false arrest and excessive force, denial of medical treatment and malicious arrest.
Personally, I'd be happy if Kern got something for being a d*ck. But that will probably happen departmentally. I'm more happy that Mineo gets nothing.

And forgive a small bit of gloating, but I called this one back in 2008. Lucky for me, I just happened to right. At least this time.


Cleanville Tziabatz said...

Motion for new trial against Kern has been granted.

Anonymous said...

Just prolonging the inevitable... but so is the justice system. Kern, innocent, will eventually see an end to this. I bid him well.

PCM said...

I don't wish Kern well. Technically and legal innocent, perhaps. Morally innocent. No way. Kern certainly seems guilty of being a d*ck . Too bad that's not a crime.

Being better than Mineo is no great accomplishment. And I bet you the department will bang Kern regardless.

Anonymous said...

11 to 1 isn't exactly an endorsement of Kern, if anything it makes him look guilty and lucky.