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cheap moncler coats for women The former detective, Kevin Desormeau, 34, was convicted at trial earlier this year of lying under oath in a drug case. Justice Michael Aloise sentenced him in State Supreme Court in moncler online store Queens to a three year term of moncler usa probation and fined him $500, saying he moncler outlet woodbury had eroded public faith in the police. cheap moncler coats for women

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moncler outlet Mr. Desormeau, who still faces a separate moncler outlet criminal case in Manhattan, did not speak during the sentencing. Mr. cheap moncler coats mens Arlia assured the judge Mr. Desormeau felt „remorse and contrition.“ moncler outlet

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moncler coats sale A jury concluded Mr. Desormeau had done just that in 2014, when he claimed to have witnessed a man sell drugs to two women on a street corner in Jamaica, Queens. moncler coats sale

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moncler chicago But surveillance videotape from the Jamaican restaurant showed Mr. McCoy shooting pool inside the restaurant when the detective said he was outside dealing drugs. The two detectives can be seen approaching Mr. McCoy inside the restaurant, bringing him outside and then searching him. On the video, they do not appear to find moncler sale online any contraband. moncler chicago

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Official Moncler Outlet On Wednesday, Justice Aloise criticized Mr. Desormeau for undermining his fellow officers, but did not address the broader issue of police perjury, other than to suggest that Mr. Desormeau’s actions could encourage a tendency to regard police testimony with undue skepticism. „It helps feed the false moncler sale outlet narrative that police officers are not to be trusted and their testimony is not to be believed,“ Judge Aloise said. Official Moncler Outlet

Moncler Factory Outlet Then Judge Aloise accused cheap moncler jackets womens the prosecution of allowing Mr. McCoy, who was the main witness against Mr. cheap moncler jackets mens Desormeau, to lie on the witness stand. Mr. Desormeau had said he found a rock of crack cocaine on Mr. McCoy, and testing indicated that the twist bag in which the crack was found contained DNA that matched Mr. McCoy’s sample. Moncler Factory Outlet

moncler outlet usa Yet Mr. McCoy testified during Mr. Desormeau’s trial that the police had never recovered drugs from him, not during a search on the sidewalk, nor during a strip search at the precinct. That claim, according to Justice Aloise, cast a shadow over the entire prosecution. Calling Mr. McCoy „a bum,“ the judge accused the district attorney’s office of relying on a lying witness in order to convict the detective of another lie. moncler outlet usa

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moncler coats for men The Queens district attorney’s office said in a statement it stood by the prosecution and pointed out both the defense and the jury were made aware of questions about Mr. McCoy’s credibility. moncler coats for men

moncler jackets outlet online „We will not be deterred from pursuing moncler outlet online bad cops by the court’s ill advised comments,“ the statement read. „Kevin Desormeau was a New York City police detective. He should be and was held to a higher standard. He violated his oath and framed the complainant.“ moncler jackets outlet online

moncler outlet online store Mr. McCoy had spent much of his adult life in prison for killing two men. After Mr. Desormeau arrested him on the cocaine charges, he spent 51 days in jail. moncler uk outlet He later received a legal settlement that cost the city $547,501 moncler outlet online store.

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