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Olympia Diner shooter fails to see sentence cut

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Convicted Olympia Diner shooter Michael Estella had a half-dozen reckless endangerment charges tossed out by a state appeals court, but his nearly four-decade-long prison term won’t be reduced. Justices with the Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court ruled Estella’s conviction on the charges were duplicative with a seventh charge of reckless endangerment on which he was found guilty. In specific, the justices found the original indictment didn’t provide sufficient enough information to distinguish each ...

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June 11, 2013
8:43 p.m.

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This thug, Estella did more than shoot three people. He caused the Olympia diner to shut its doors where it became a vacant eyesore for years in Schenectady. He did uncalculated damage to the image and security of Schenectady. Amazing how one person's idiocy and selfishness can have such a major rippling effect.