David Paterson’s Son Arrested


The governor’s son was arrested today near his school, Beacon High on West 61st Street, and taken to the 20th Precinct for questioning by police. According to the Daily News the 14-year-old was “shooting dice” when the cops came across him, and they later found a stolen credit card on his person. [NYDN] Update: The Governor’s office released the following statement just now: “Earlier today, Governor Paterson’s son was taken into the 20th precinct and subsequently released to his parents. The Governor and the First Lady ask that their privacy is respected during this personal time.”