Inner City Press

In Other Media-eg New Statesman, AJE, FP, Georgia, NYTAzerbaijan, CSM Click here to contact us     .

These reports are usually available through Google News and on Lexis-Nexis

Share |   

Follow on TWITTER

Home -

These reports are usually available through Google News and on Lexis-Nexis


(FP Twitterati 100, 2013)

ICP on YouTube

More: InnerCityPro
Sept 24, 2013

UN: Sri Lanka


FOIA Finds  

Google, Asked at UN About Censorship, Moved to Censor the Questioner, Sources Say, Blaming UN - Update - Editorial

Support this work by buying this book

Click on cover for secure site orders

also includes "Toxic Credit in the Global Inner City"




Bank Beat

Freedom of Information

How to Contact Us

In SDNY For Armed Robbery of 10 Pounds of Pot NYPD Transit Officer Latimer Bailed While Accomplice Jailed

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Thread
BBC - Decrypt - LightRead - Honduras - Source

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Feb 7 –   Michael Latimer, who as an NYPD Transit Officer stand accused of using his service weapon to rob a 10-pound bag of marijuana in The Bronx on February 6, was presented not in State but Federal court on February 7. Inner City Press live-tweeted this presentment, hereMore on Patreon here.

   The US Attorney's Office through Assistant US Attorney Jamie Bagliebter sought detention for both Latimer, whose parents sat next to Inner City Press in the Magistrates Court gallery, and his ex-con co-defendent Jemel Jones.  

  But Latimer's Federal Defender Christopher Flood argued that Latimer has resigned from the NYPD at 4:30 am and no longer had a gun or posed a danger to the community. Jones' Criminal Justice Act lawyer noted that the seven year mandatory minimum applicable to the firearm does not apply to Jones, who didn't hold it.

   Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York took a recess to discuss the cases with Pre-Trial Services. Inner City Press interviewed some of those in the Magistrates Court.   Judge Netburn returned ordered Jones detained pending trial, because of his past criminal history, while noting his participation in the Exodus Project.

     Judge Netburn ordered conditions of release for now ex-officer Latimer: a $75,000 bond, $5,000 of which is to be secured, urinalysis and home detention. Pre Trial Services will have to visit the home, so Latimer will not be released this weekend.

   According to what was said in the Magistrates Court, Latimer will be in solitary confinement. More on Patreon here. The case is US v. Latimer, 20-mj-1442 (Netburn). 


Your support means a lot. As little as $5 a month helps keep us going and grants you access to exclusive bonus material on our Patreon page. Click here to become a patron.

Feedback: Editorial [at]
SDNY Press Room 480, front cubicle
500 Pearl Street, NY NY 10007 USA

Mail: Box 20047, Dag Hammarskjold Station NY NY 10017

Reporter's mobile (and weekends): 718-716-3540

Other, earlier Inner City Press are listed here, and some are available in the ProQuest service, and now on Lexis-Nexis.

 Copyright 2006-2020 Inner City Press, Inc. To request reprint or other permission, e-contact Editorial [at] for