West Nyack Attorney Arrested, Charged with “Fixing” Tickets in Spring Valley at Former Trustee’s Direction

A West Nyack attorney has been arrested and accused of fixing tickets at the direction of a former village board trustee in Spring Valley. Rockland District Attorney Tom Zugibe says 56 year-old Lawrence Weissman, as a Spring Valley Special Prosecutor handling traffic tickets and zoning violations, is accused of committing official misconduct by submitting false documentation to the village judge…

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Weissman is charged with one count of Official Misconduct, a class “A” misdemeanor. The arrest came out of a lengthy investigation by the Public Corruption Task Force, a joint operation between the D-A’s office and the FBI. Weissman will be arraigned June 5th. He faces one year in jail if convicted. Weissman could not be reached for comment. Fonvil’s sentencing was postponed last month to June 12th as he appeals his conviction on multiple felonies last November.

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