Multi-Defendant Drug Case May Get Single
Trial in Fall Depending on COVID
Russell Lee, Patreon
UK - Honduras
April 4 – In a multi-defendant
drugs and guns case there may
be a jury trial in the fourth
April 2, U.S. District Court
for the Southern District of
New York Judge Valerie E.
Caproni held a proceeding.
Inner City Press covered it.
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Avenue in the South Bronx.
Judge Caproni said she will be
asking for a trial spot in the
fourth quarter, but can't yet
know the date.
She said she
anticipates trying any
remaining defendants in a
single trial, "to the extent
possible in light of the
ongoing COVID-19 pandemic."
The case is US v.
Avila, 19-cr-166 (Caproni)
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