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Rochester City Court judge dismisses resisting arrest charge

Judge Ellen Yacknin finds no basis for police detention

    Rochester City Court Judge Ellen M. Yacknin dismissed a resisting arrest charge against a man who refused to let himself be handcuffed because, ruling that there was no lawful arrest to resist. But she left intact a second-degree obstructing governmental administration charge for allegedly interfering with ambulance workers trying to help a patient. "I am very pleased ...