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Retired NYPD Officer Gets in Scuffle With Cops

Retired NYPD Officer Gets in Scuffle With Cops

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New York Daily News via YellowBrix

April 09, 2010

NEW YORK – A retired NYPD police officer and his wife scuffled with cops in a Manhattan stationhouse after their teenage son was stopped, frisked and handcuffed, cops said.

Merault Almonor, 49, punched a female officer in the face during the March 20 fracas in the 30th Precinct stationhouse in Harlem, cops said.

But Almonor’s lawyer said the former cop, his wife, Wilma Dore-Almonor, and their 13-year-old son, Devin, were the real victims.

“Based on the facts … the only crimes that were committed were by the cops in the 30th Precinct,” said Robert Gottlieb.

Almonor and his wife came to the precinct after learning Devin had been picked up with a group of teens acting out on W. 141st St. He was charged with resisting arrest, cops said.

Almonor, who was arrested Thursday, was awaiting arraignment on charges of assaulting a police officer and reckless endangerment.

Charges against his wife include resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing, among other charges, police said.


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    MarineMPSpecReac

    over 4 years ago

    230 Comments

    Wow a retired police officer goes off the deep end.

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    lcsd944

    over 4 years ago

    78 Comments

    I agree with Vipor1 well said!!!!

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    cynjin

    over 4 years ago

    540 Comments

    How many times while on the job did this Retired Cop complain about situations like this. Are his kids above the law because of his job. Give me a brake.

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    VIPOR1

    over 4 years ago

    52 Comments

    RETIRED OR NOT THEY SHOULD HAVE KICKED HIS BUTT, HE SHOULD KNOW BETTER!

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    NCSO614

    over 4 years ago

    424 Comments

    I wish they would take away your retirement. You do not deserve to get one. You should have known better.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Because talking like an adult wouldn't have gotten your point across. Wow.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    hmmm my son does no wrong how dare you. being a retired police officer he should know how to handle himself in a better manner then that sad

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    varadarcop

    over 4 years ago

    566 Comments

    Another black eye for law enforcement..............

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    HEYSARGE

    over 4 years ago

    16726 Comments

    Cops VS Cops,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Geeeeeeee

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    sigmachimarine

    over 4 years ago

    300 Comments

    Sounds like the CORRUPT 30th Precinct in NYPD is getting a taste of their own medicine....FIST FIRST

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    Tina61S9

    over 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    I hope the female officer recovers OK....and I hope the ex-officer and his wife get what they deserve! What POSs...

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    Jonas

    over 4 years ago

    42212 Comments

    Sad. No further!

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    darsavmo

    over 4 years ago

    11354 Comments

    There is no excuse for this type of action. Being upset is one thing, punching an officer in the face is another. I know it is probably not possible, but Mr. Almonor besides facing criminal prosecution, should lose his NYPD retirement. He is a disgrace to the uniform he once wore...

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    NYPDALT

    over 4 years ago

    3130 Comments

    Just to add a little to the story... the female officer may have permanent injuries to her face. She has some paralysis.

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    Retleo

    over 4 years ago

    5524 Comments

    But Almonor’s lawyer said the former cop, his wife, Wilma Dore-Almonor, and their 13-year-old son, Devin, were the real victims.
    Typical lawyer BS. You hit a Cop (especially in their own house) you get locked up, no exceptions, no excuses.

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