Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Anyone who would 'lie and paint somebody as a rapist is worse than a real rapist,' said man falsely imprisoned

More on Biurny Peguero:  "What happened in this case is one of the worst things that can possibly happen in our criminal-justice system," said the judge as he issued sentence, which allows Gonzalez to be eligible for parole in one year. According to the Post, prosecutors wanted her to be sentenced to two to six years "so that there's a chance that she will serve what he served." McCaffrey said he hopes Gonzalez "doesn't go through what I went though," considering that in prison "rape is the worse crime possible." He added that anyone who would "lie and paint somebody as a rapist is worse than a real rapist or a real murderer," but said he wishes her "the best of luck," the tabloid reports. "Jail isn't easy," he said.
Read the full story here: http://gothamist.com/2010/02/24/woman_who_lied_about_rape_sentenced.php