• Former Troy cops sentenced in covered up drug raid case

    27 days ago - By Times Union

    Two retired city detectives were conditional discharges Tuesday, four weeks after they pleaded guilty Court for concealing their illegal entry into an apartment containing drugs 17 months ago.
    The coverup led to the disbanding of the city's undercover drug unit.
    Sgt. Ron Epstein pleaded guilty to official misconduct on Oct. 16, the day his retirement took effect, while Detective John A. Comitale Jr., who retired in February, pleaded guilty to attempted official misconduct.
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