From Michael Mayko, CT Post: Sept. 23 could be the day Ernest Newton’s been waiting for. Or it could be one he regrets.
Entries Tagged as 'Darnell Crosland'
August 27th, 2013 · 14 Comments · News and Events
May 21st, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
Ya just never know what former State Senator Ernie Newton, the Moses of his peeps, will say. From David Owens, Hartford Courant: Former state Sen. Ernie Newton was late for his Hartford court appearance on Tuesday, and after a prosecutor Kevin Shay was unable to reach Newton’s lawyer, Darnell Crosland, Judge Joan K. Alexander revoked […]
April 15th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Ernie Newton’s lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss state campaign finance charges against the former state senator asserting “the charges against Mr. Newton could not be supported if the ultimate responsibility rest on the treasurer.” Newton’s lawyer Darnell Crosland filed the motion to dismiss in Hartford Superior Court last week. He claims the scope […]
January 31st, 2013 · 13 Comments · News and Events
Darnell Crosland, the attorney representing Ernie Newton, told OIB this morning he’ll be filing a federal civil rights complaint against the Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission including its ex-chairman Stephen Cashman for harassment and selective prosecution following state charges accusing Newton of falsifying $500 in campaign donations to receive roughly $80,000 in public funds for his […]
January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · City Politics, Cops, State Politics
Former State Senator Ernie Newton is scheduled to be back in court Thursday (today) to officially enter a not guilty plea following a criminal complaint from state investigators accusing him of falsifying $500 in campaign contributions to qualify for roughly $80,000 in public campaign funds for his 2012 State Senate race. Darnell Crosland, Newton’s attorney, […]
January 14th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Former State Senator Ernie Newton will enter a not guilty plea Thursday morning at a scheduled hearing involving state charges that accuse him of manipulating $500 in campaign contributions to qualify for roughly $80,000 in public financing for his attempt to regain his old state senate seat last August. This is new territory for state […]
January 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: (HARTFORD) Former State Sen. Ernest Newton’s legal problems are growing. The U.S. Probation Department is expected to charge Newton with violating the terms of supervised release as a result of his Jan. 4 state arrest on larceny, illegal campaign practices and tampering with a witness. He is expected to plead […]