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Yugeshwar Gaindarpersaud
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The criminal case against a Schenectady man whose July 6 arrest sparked widespread protests is winding down. Schenectady County District Attorney Robert Carney says criminal mischief charges against Yugeshwar Gaindarpersaud related to allegations of tire-slashing were dropped today for lack of evidence.

Schenectady Police Chief Eric Clifford
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There is new information today about the Schenectady police officer who appears to use his knee on a city man’s neck in video of an arrest on Monday.