Most who’ve attended the 19th precinct community meetings are shocked and dismayed to learn that Deputy Inspector James Grant has been snared in the NYPD’s ongoing corruption probe.
Stripped of his gun and badges, Grant has been placed on modified duty elsewhere.The personable Grant regularly met with Upper East Siders at the precinct’s E. 67th Street headquarters, delivering the local crime report and patiently answering questions.
The Daily News reports that Grant allegedly took hundreds of dollars form Jeremy Reichberg, a Borough Park business figure, and accepted diamonds from a jeweler in return for security services. Grant, through his lawyer, denies the allegations.
We are following the story.