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Amid Coronavirus Bronx Alleged Murderer To Seek Bail For Fourth Time Before Judge Rakoff

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, March 25 -- For the September 2018 murder of Christopher Pierce, defendant Jonathan Colon was presented and detailed on consent by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Magistrate Judge Sarah L. Cave on March 24.

 Inner City Press was the only media present when the capital review process was cited, then four other co-defendants were presented, see below.

 Now on March 25 Assistant US Attorney Allison Nichols has written to Part 1 Judge Jed S. Rakoff opposing lead defendant Julio Ozuna's fourth attempt to be released on bail, all filed by his well resourced Criminal Justice Act counsel at Milbank.

  AUSA Nichols defends the Metropolitan Correctional Center's handling of COVID-19, citing among other things the delivery of bars of soap.

  As Inner City Press reported on this week, Judge Rakoff in his own cases released one defendant awaiting sentencing while remanding another awaiting trial for selling guns (in full disclosure, Inner City Press also on March 25 asked Judge Rakoff to refer, as Part 1 judge, its ouster from the Magistrates Court on the motion of the US Attorney's Office, here.) Inner City Press intends to cover this and other Part 1 appeals; watch this site.

On March 24, several of Ozuna's co-defendants were released on bail, one after an unsuccessful appeal by AUSA Nichols to SDNY Chief Judge Colleen McMahon.

   Khalil Suggs had his parents in the courtroom when Judge Cave ordered him released.

AUSA Nichols asked for and received a stay, and went to the other side of the SDNY's 24th floor to appeal. But Chief Judge McMahon said Magistrate Judge Cave had it right, and allowed for the release.

  Moments later co-defendant Erick Oleago was represented before Judge Cave by Sabrina Shroff, who announced that a case of Coronavirus had been identified in the MCC jail and 11 North locked down.

When Judge Cave ordered Oleago released, the AUSA did not mention any appeal. The case is US v. Ozuna, et al., 20-cr-213 (Vyskocil / Cave).  


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