People v. Raymo

CourtNew York Court of General Sessions
Writing for the CourtTHOMAS DICKENS
Citation32 Misc.2d 534,223 N.Y.S.2d 1014
Decision Date01 February 1962
PartiesThe PEOPLE of the State of New York v. Vincent RAYMO, Defendant.

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223 N.Y.S.2d 1014
32 Misc.2d 534
The PEOPLE of the State of New York
v.
Vincent RAYMO, Defendant.
Court of General Sessions, New York County.
Feb. 1, 1962.

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Frank S. Hogan, Dist. Atty., New York City (James F. Gill, Jr., New York City, of counsel), for the People .

Anthony F. Marra, New York City, for defendant.

THOMAS DICKENS, Judge.

This motion by defendant's attorney has for its purpose a threefold drive: (a) The suppression of evidence resulting from an unlawful search and seizure; (b) an inspection of the grand jury minutes; and (c) a dismissal of the indictment.

No controversy exists regarding the ban by suppression. Conceding the illegality of the search in an opposing affidavit, the district attorney takes the bull by the horns and moves therein for a dismissal of the first count of the indictment, being the count in which the subject matter resulting from the illegal search, is alleged. He contends, however, that the illegal search does not render impotent the second count in which the facts of the attempt to commit the bribery, are alleged.

Skeletonized, the second count accuses defendant of an attempt to influence the arresting officer in order to release defendant from the arrest, by an alleged offer of a substantial sum of money, the arrest being the same which underlies the first count.

It appears that our court of last resort upholds, in legal effect, the position taken by the district attorney as expressed in his [32 Misc.2d 535] affidavit, to wit: 'That the illegal search and seizure has no bearing whatever with respect to the second count of the indictment charging the defendant with an attempt to commit the bribery.'

I am referring to the case of People v. Jackson, 191 N.Y. 293, 84 N.E. 65, 15 L.R.A.,N.S., 1173. Stated in substance, the material

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facts, as related therein, are that a coroner contended that because his act as such public official in a judicial capacity, was one which he had performed beyond the bounds of his authority, he could not be charged with the bribery, for the commission of the bribery had arisen from the exercise of such lack of authority. In summarized form this citation supplies the following views of the court on the law, which I construe to be pertinent to the facts in hand (191 N.Y. at page 293):

'It is of no consequence, within the purview of the law, whether a judicial officer, when accepting a bribe to do an act apparently within his jurisdiction,...

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  • People v. Rao
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • July 20, 1976
    ...prerogatives, and to prevent oppression or persecution' (People v. Glen, 173 N.Y. 395, 400, 66 N.E. 112, 114; see also, People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014; People v. Navarra, 8 Misc.2d 497, 168 N.Y.S.2d 206). If the deficiency was manifest upon the face of the minutes, no al......
  • People v. Middleton
    • United States
    • United States Court of Appeals (New York)
    • December 22, 1981
    ...221; People v. Munger, 37 A.D.2d 950, 326 N.Y.S.2d 212; app. dsmd. 33 N.Y.2d 576, 347 N.Y.S.2d 449, 301 N.E.2d 432; People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014; United States v. Troop, 7th Cir., 235 F.2d 123; United States v. Perdiz, 256 F.Supp. 805; People v. Guillory, 178 Cal.App.2......
  • United States v. Fay
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. United States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. Southern District of New York
    • May 26, 1964
    ...competent evidence. New York Code Crim.Proc. § 249; People v. Abramson, 40 Misc.2d 723, 243 N.Y.S.2d 819 (Sup. Ct.1963); People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014 (Ct.Gen.Sess. 1962); People v. Gonzales, 31 Misc.2d 486, 221 N.Y.S.2d 846, 854-855 (Ct.Gen. Sess.1961). Requiring petit......
  • People v. Bedjanzaden
    • United States
    • New York County Court
    • December 18, 1969
    ...N.Y.S.2d 947; People v. Lenoci, 13 Misc.2d 789, 178 N.Y.S.2d 332; People v. Mollica, 25 Misc.2d 877, 204 N.Y.S.2d 514; People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014; People v. Colletti, 42 Misc.2d 158, 247 N.Y.S.2d 704; People v. Benson, 208 Misc. 138, 143 N.Y.S.2d 563; People v. Roth,......
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  • People v. Rao
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • July 20, 1976
    ...prerogatives, and to prevent oppression or persecution' (People v. Glen, 173 N.Y. 395, 400, 66 N.E. 112, 114; see also, People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014; People v. Navarra, 8 Misc.2d 497, 168 N.Y.S.2d 206). If the deficiency was manifest upon the face of the minutes, no al......
  • People v. Middleton
    • United States
    • United States Court of Appeals (New York)
    • December 22, 1981
    ...221; People v. Munger, 37 A.D.2d 950, 326 N.Y.S.2d 212; app. dsmd. 33 N.Y.2d 576, 347 N.Y.S.2d 449, 301 N.E.2d 432; People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014; United States v. Troop, 7th Cir., 235 F.2d 123; United States v. Perdiz, 256 F.Supp. 805; People v. Guillory, 178 Cal.App.2......
  • United States v. Fay
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. United States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. Southern District of New York
    • May 26, 1964
    ...competent evidence. New York Code Crim.Proc. § 249; People v. Abramson, 40 Misc.2d 723, 243 N.Y.S.2d 819 (Sup. Ct.1963); People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014 (Ct.Gen.Sess. 1962); People v. Gonzales, 31 Misc.2d 486, 221 N.Y.S.2d 846, 854-855 (Ct.Gen. Sess.1961). Requiring petit......
  • People v. Bedjanzaden
    • United States
    • New York County Court
    • December 18, 1969
    ...N.Y.S.2d 947; People v. Lenoci, 13 Misc.2d 789, 178 N.Y.S.2d 332; People v. Mollica, 25 Misc.2d 877, 204 N.Y.S.2d 514; People v. Raymo, 32 Misc.2d 534, 223 N.Y.S.2d 1014; People v. Colletti, 42 Misc.2d 158, 247 N.Y.S.2d 704; People v. Benson, 208 Misc. 138, 143 N.Y.S.2d 563; People v. Roth,......
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