District Attorney P. David Soares announced that NEVILLE BRYANT, 26, of the Bronx, was sentenced to 4 years in State Prison, to be followed by 3 years Post-Release Supervision, before the Honorable Rodger D. McDonough in Albany County Supreme Court this morning.
On August 27, 2014 BRYANT pleaded guilty to (1) Count of Assault in the Second Degree, a Class D Violent Felony.
On February 23, 2014, at approximately 3:51am while in the vicinity of 25 Chapel Street, in the City of Albany, BRYANT did intentionally prevent an Albany Police Officer from performing a lawful duty. At the time the officer was investigating an altercation between two parties. In the course of preventing the Police Officer from performing his lawful duty, BRYANT did cause physical injury that led to a torn rotator cuff in the Officer’s right shoulder. At the time of his arrest, BRYANT had approximately ½ an ounce of crack cocaine in his pocket. BRYANT’s conviction fully satisfies all charges stemming from the incident.
Assistant District Attorney Matthew Hauf of the Major Offense Bureau prosecuted this case