New York Governor Paterson’s son arrested

January 13th, 2010 - 6:03 am ICT by BNO News  

Governor Paterson NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) –New York Governor Paterson’s son was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon and subsequently released to his parents.

New York Daily News reported that Governor Paterson’s fifteen year-old son was arrested for possession of a stolen credit card after police officers caught him shooting dice near his Upper West Side school. When officers searched his belongings, they found a credit card in someone else’s name, traced it, and determined it was stolen. BNO News has not yet been able to independently confirm this.

The Governor’s son, a student at Beacon High School, was arrested around 3 p.m. and taken into the 20th precinct.

“Earlier today, Governor Paterson’s son was taken into the 20th precinct and subsequently released to his parents,” said Marissa Shorenstein, Paterson’s Press Secretary. “The Governor and the First Lady ask that their privacy is respected during this personal time.”

It is currently unknown what charges, if any, will be filed.

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