Rikers Island prison guard from Long Island accused of accepting nearly $10,000 in bribes

The district attorney’s office says Krystle Burrell accepted almost $10,000 worth of bribes to smuggle two cellphones to a prisoner.

News 12 Staff

Apr 6, 2022, 4:56 PM

Updated 744 days ago

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A Rikers Island jail guard from Nassau County is charged in a bribery conspiracy case.
The district attorney’s office says Krystle Burrell accepted almost $10,000 worth of bribes to smuggle two cellphones to a prisoner associated with the Bloods gang.
Prosecutors accuse Burrell of having a romantic relationship with the inmate.
Burrell faces five years in prison if convicted.


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