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July 14, 2013

HOPKINS: Hitting high tide on two issues

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By the way, Alfonso, it seems, didn’t want to spend any time in jail. Back in May, he had his phone privileges taken away at the Niagara County Jail because he was phoning the girl and her mother, trying to persuade them not to testify against him in court.

Alfonso is back in Niagara County Court Monday morning, where he is expected to announce if he’s accepting the plea of if he’ll take his chances with a trial. His own attorney doesn’t know what Alfonso’s decision will be.

I don’t think he deserves a break. I’m hoping Judge Sara S. Farkas feels the same way.

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