Craig Wright, 29, of Brooklyn can allegedly be seen on video throwing punches through the shattered driver’s-side window of the 33-year-old victim’s Range Rover in front of Lien’s terrified wife and 2-year-old daughter. Wright is also seen allegedly kicking Lien outside the SUV. He was held on $100,000 bail Tuesday.
As for the undercover cop, disgusted law-enforcement sources said Monday that Internal Affairs Bureau higher-ups want to nail the officer.
“The cop is a total mope. F—ing embarrassment, ” one source seethed. “They should can him immediately. Anyone else who was even peripherally involved should be canned.”
Still, probers believe their hands are tied, sources said, because prosecutors declined to press ahead with the case against another biker, Allen Edwards, 43, of Queens, who allegedly punched the driver’s side rear window of Lien’s SUV before Lien was pummeled.
From our neighbors up north:
Ten-month old Connor McConnell, right, and his three-year-old brother Jayden are shown in a an undated photo taken from a Facebook tribute page. The two young children were found dead, apparently drowned in a bathtub, just weeks after their father told a judge his estranged wife was threatening to take them and move to Australia.
Court was told McConnell had a long history of suicide attempts that began after she was impregnated by her father when she was 15.
She had been charged with second-degree murder in the drownings, but the charges were downgraded.
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The Longbranch Steakhouse* has great steaks, but most people go there for drinks and dinner, so you’ve got to question the concealed carry loophole that allows concealed carry in combination restaurants/ bars. After that you have to wonder at this nimrod who’s loosely carrying a pistol in his pocket with the safety off. Didn’t anyone learn anything from Plaxico Burress?
Kansas officials are reviewing the events surrounding a man’s accidental shooting of his wife last week at the Longbranch Steakhouse in Lenexa.
Police said the two were sitting across from each other in a booth about 8:15 p.m. Jan. 2 when the man reached into his front pants pocket and accidentally discharged a small pistol, striking his wife in the leg just above the knee. She was treated at a hospital and released.
The man had a valid permit to carry a concealed weapon, said Officer Dan Friesen of the Lenexa Police Department. But Kansas law does not allow people to carry concealed weapons if they are under the influence of alcohol. It is a Class A misdemeanor.
* a highly recommended stop for anyone visiting the KC area who wants casual drinks and great dining in a relaxed atmosphere.
A gruesome case with some really great advice about domestic violence.
A chef who told police he boiled his wife’s body for four days to hide evidence of her death was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder.
David Viens showed no reaction as the verdict was read. The sister of his victim burst out sobbing. In a recorded interrogation presented by prosecutors during the trial, Viens, 49, can be heard saying he cooked the body of his 39-year-old wife, Dawn Viens, in late 2009 until little was left but her skull. “He treated her like a piece of meat and got rid of her,” said Karen Patterson, the couple’s best friend who spoke to reporters outside court. She was the key witness in Viens’ trial and the person who prodded police to investigate her friend’s disappearance. At a news conference, she tearfully warned others to take heed of domestic violence among friends and call police. She apologized for failing to call 911 when Dawn Viens called her during an incident of abuse but begged her not to call police. “Maybe you have to go beyond your friend’s trust and try to save lives,” she said.
Law officers hunting for an armed survivalist suspected of killing his wife and daughter maintained a perimeter early Saturday around an elaborate, underground bunker where he might be hiding in the woods of Washington state.
Authorities pumped tear gas into the structure after locating it Friday in the Cascade foothills east of Seattle and heard movement inside. But the dozens of officers were not entering the bunker because they believed its occupant was heavily armed, and that it might be booby-trapped.
Sheriff’s officials said later they weren’t sure the gas penetrated deep enough to reach the person inside, who they believed was 41-year-old Peter Keller. They also believed the person inside likely has a gas mask.
Seattle SWAT team officers arrived later Friday, relieving a King County SWAT contingent that had surrounded the bunker.
He has spent a lifetime extolling the virtues of working at your marriage.
But religious broadcaster Pat Robertson has now given his blessing to divorce, so long as your partner is suffering from Alzheimer’s.
Robertson, who has been married to his wife Adelia for 57 years, made the controversial remarks on his ‘700 Club’ TV show.