Prosecutor: Ex-Rikers Island correction officer receives prison sentence for accepting bribes

Lawrence’s Krystle Burrell acquired almost $10,000 in bribe payments to smuggle two cellphones to a prisoner associated with the Bloods gang.

Rob Taub

Nov 22, 2023, 1:12 AM

Updated 206 days ago

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Prosecutors say a former Rikers Island correction officer was sentenced to over two years in prison for accepting bribes on Tuesday.
Lawrence’s Krystle Burrell acquired almost $10,000 in bribe payments to smuggle two cellphones to a prisoner associated with the Bloods gang.
Burrell had a romantic relationship with the inmate, prosecutors added.


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