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Democrats targeted crimes quits house race

Steven Brisee, 27, faced a charge of crime, grand theft and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing.

(Steven Brisee/Twitter)

A Democratic candidate before a felony charge for grand larceny has NY out of the race to challenge Rep. John Faso, R-

Steven Brisee, 27, was arrested on Sept. 11 and shoplifting nearly $accused of 1,500 goods from a Kohl’s department store in Newburgh. He was indicted and in custody in jail in lieu of $500 bail.

According to the Times Herald-Record newspaper, Brisee also spent eight days in the Ulster County Jail last month after being charged with a misdemeanor count of trespassing. State Trooper told the paper that a house owner in the city of Kerhonksen called the police, Sept. 9 after the search of a strangers clothing and a wallet with some of Brisee-campaign maps. The candidate was finally rescued from the prison.

Brisee claims to live in the 19th district of New York, he sought to portray. But, the Times Herald-Record reported that the address he said seems to be “to exist.”

In an E-Mail to the Daily Freeman newspaper this week, Brisee said he had “raised rougly $850 and spent about $18,000” in its ill-fated campaign.

Not to mention Brisee, the charges in a statement he tweeted on Tuesday. He said that he is on the autism spectrum, and said, “are the social skills required to connect people, to collect money, and a message is transmitted, skills that cannot be learned mechanically.

“I can do and learn a lot of things, but unfortunately, socializing will never be completed by one of them,”Brisee. “So, enough politics for me.”

 

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