Judge who allegedly let gun-toting squatting migrant off hook despite DA's bail plea previously let cop beaters go | 6 April 2024 | A Venezuelan migrant busted on gun and drug charges while squatting with seven others in a Bronx home was sprung by a judge who previously released two men who beat a cop, The Post has learned. Bronx Criminal Court Judge Eugene Bowen, a Democrat who ran unopposed in 2023, freed Hector Desousa-Villalta despite prosecutors asking the jurist to set bail in the case, records show. He was arrested after someone called 911 to report that he allegedly flashed a gun at another man outside the home last week. In November, Bowen, 48, released two men allegedly caught on video beating a cop who’d asked them to put out their cigarettes inside a Bronx subway station.

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