Suspect in St. Patrick’s Cathedral vandal case won’t be prosecuted thanks to Manhattan DA

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The alleged getaway driver for two suspected vandals accused of desecrating the world-famous St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with spray paint won’t be prosecuted.

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance apparently decided against going forward with the case against the alleged wheelman, 26, a Queens, NYC, resident, under what’s known as prosecutor’s discretion. Thus, the suspect’s arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court set for Saturday afternoon was canceled.

The DA’s office has thus far declined to comment publicly on the decision to drop the case against the alleged accomplice.

After the NYPD arrested the man early Saturday morning, police charged him with third-degree criminal mischief and making graffiti.

As it is, New York’s no cash bail law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that went into effect on January 1, 2020, results in many vandals, looters, or other lawbreakers being cut loose even before the ink is dry on the paperwork.

“The NYPD says the cathedral in midtown Manhattan was vandalized by two women on May 30 with cans of spray paint. Police say they marked up a corner of the famous house of worship with expletives and slogans,” Fox News reported.

The duo who allegedly tagged the cathedral are still at large. The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in locating them via the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or  1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Cops have released photos from surveillance video of the alleged vandals to aid in the search.

As alluded to above, during George Floyd-related protests in the area, the suspects allegedly spray-painted profanity on the walls along with the letters BLM (for Black Lives Matter) and the words No Justice, No Peace, among other things. One of the stairs was spray-painted with George Floyd’s name.

It is yet to be determined why they targeted a church for this form of non-verbal, activist artwork.

In a riveting monologue last night, FNC’s Greg Gutfeld blasted far-left, soft-on-crime New York elected officials assisted by the pandering liberal media for turning Manhattan into a dystopian nightmare by failing to stop looting and other forms of street violence.

Twitter users expressed outrage over the Manhattan DA’s decision to broom the case against the alleged accomplice.


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