NY Daily News Reporter Live-Tweeting Alleged Looter Arraignments of People ‘Stealing Essentials’

Nov 02, 2012

Oren Yaniv, the Brooklyn courts reporter for the NY Daily News, is tweeting updates from arraignments of alleged looters detained in Brooklyn after Hurricane Sandy. According to one of Yaniv’s tweets, defense lawyers points out that "most alleged Coney Island looters are either students or people with jobs who has little or no priors." "Not condoning in any way, but worth noting looters are mostly accused of stealing essentials: paper towels, toilet paper, diapers," Yaniv wrote in another tweet. Read more of his updates below: