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Nabriel Melendez In Jail Was Counseled On Through Bars In Masks Now 18 Months More

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Oct 7 – Nabriel Melendez was up for sentencing as a felon in possession of a firearm; while in custody the only mental health treatment offered was through prison bars with masks on, no medication.   

   On October 7 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Katherine Polk Failla held the sentencing proceeding. Inner City Press covered it. 

Judge Failla asked about treatment offered, and the conditions of confinement.

Ultimately off a guideline of 47 months she imposed a sentence of eighteen months, to be followed by three years of Supervised Release.

The case is US v. Melendez, 21-cr-79 (Failla)  


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