Pablo is free

Remember those charges against Pablo Airaldi owner of Greenpoint Bikes? Well after months of court cases and a nasty detention, He’s been freed and all charges dropped.

Here is more from the Brooklyn Paper.

Pablo is Free!

By Aaron Short
The Brooklyn Paper
January 6th, 2011

The beloved bike messenger and cycling shop owner, who has been held in a deplorable immigration detention center in New Jersey for 10 weeks stemming from a decade-old, out-of-state theft case, was released early this morning after a New York immigration judge threw out the criminal case.

“He has been released,” said Airaldi’s attorney Stan Weber. “The judge has terminated his case and his immigration troubles have ended. He’s home.”

The decision marks the end of a turbulent few months for the 28-year-old former bike messenger, who was detained by Immigration National Services after a routine court appearance in October and faced deportation to Uruguay, where he was born.

Read the entire article here.

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