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Schenectady burglary suspect charged after Christmas police chase

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A man fleeing a burglary scene aimed his car at police last week and later broke an officer’s hand as he tried to avoid being taken into custody, authorities said. The incident began early Christmas morning on Hulett Street and ended a short time later on Michigan Avenue. Heeralall Yeapersaud, 44, of Hulett Street, is accused of entering his ex-wife’s residence after she told him repeatedly that he wasn’t allowed inside. By having contact with ...

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January 1, 2014
3:56 p.m.

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The law should cover the nuance of the residual effects of an officer being injured. Hopefully the injured officer will heal with no ongoing limitations. I'm sure there are many compensatory options available. However, this officer's livelihood has been jeopardized. This should magnify these offenses to some degree.