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After Guns, Drugs Seized, Chabad Rabbi Defends Youth Center

Says discovery of loaded assault rifle and drug paraphernalia was a “horrible surprise”; defends arrested volunteer.

11/13/2014
Staff Writer

The head of a Crown Heights youth center where police discovered a loaded AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle and a stash of drugs Tuesday defended the 11-year-old organization and the volunteer arrested in connection with the crime.

“This came as a horrible surprise,” said Rabbi Moishe Feiglin, who started The Aliya Institute, an organization for disaffected Jewish youth, in 2003.

NYPD Probing Cops' Beating Of Man At Crown Heights Jewish Youth Center, Caught On Video

10/15/2012

UPDATED 4:30 PM OCT. 15

New York's Civilian Complaint Review Board and the NYPD's  Internal Affairs Bureau are probing the case of a man beaten by cops inside a Crown Heights Jewish youth center during an Oct. 8 arrest attempt,  a police spokesman said Monday.

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