New York suspect in '91 murder caught in Alabama -

There are 9 comments on the Newsday story from Sep 7, 2007, titled New York suspect in '91 murder caught in Alabama -. In it, Newsday reports that:

A fugitive murder suspect from New York who disappeared 16 years ago and had been living under an assumed name in Montgomery, Ala., was recaptured thanks to alert officers at a driver's license office, state ...

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Mac

United States

#1 Sep 7, 2007
This is great. The guy's on the lam, and, for an alias, he uses "Rashad Hamid". Don't make it something a little more generic and unnoticeable like "Willie Jones", or "Robert Johnson". Nope, it Rashad Hamid. I can't believe this guy stayed free for over fifteen years. Clearly, he's no Rhodes scholar.
I Have His Wallet

Columbus, OH

#2 Sep 7, 2007
Now fry him!
FF Jack

Jersey City, NJ

#4 Sep 7, 2007
Todd Shuster

Did you used to live in RVC?
FF Jack

Jersey City, NJ

#5 Sep 7, 2007
If he has a prior conviction for murder, he is facing life with no chance of parole.
FF Jack

Jersey City, NJ

#7 Sep 7, 2007
Former cop & NYFD here.

Each case is like a fingerprint; in that, no two are the same. The DA has already decided there's enough to try him for the charge.

Defenses and affirmative defenses ( justification, infancy, duress, entrapment, renunciation, mental disease, etc) are interposed in court. Which way the jury is pursuaded is always a gamble, particularly if his prior convictions are ruled inadmissable.

A disadvantage to an indictment is that only attempts can be considered for pleas, such as attempted murder which is still a class B Felony. That's why some savvy attorneys agree to be prosecuions on a Superior Court Information and wave Grand Jury. Still, attempted murder would bring him 25 years. That's enough for me.

“Lost Highway”

Since: Jan 07

Jackson, New Jersey

#9 Sep 7, 2007
What people will do to get away from the Cops in a different state so that they don't get caught even 16 years later this guy didn't even think of the possablaty of having fake finger prints to go along with thr fake name the guy ether didn't think of that or he must have been a real stuonod which is stuped in italian
DanG

Woodbridge, VA

#10 Sep 7, 2007
I can't wait to read about the law suit with the Governor of Alabama suing Bloomberg for exporting criminals.
FF Jack

Jersey City, NJ

#11 Sep 7, 2007
Todd

Sorry for the wrong association. There's a very good family here with the same name. I know, cause my dopey kid hit their car.

They were very kind about it and we dealt with this without going through insurance.(ouch)

“Lost Highway”

Since: Jan 07

Jackson, New Jersey

#13 Sep 10, 2007
Hey lets put it this way the guy who commited this is going to jail in the state of New York not sure about the state of Alabama but hey what can you do anyway he has it coming to him how much you want to bet he will be going away for about ten to life for what happened!

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