People v. Thomas Horton


Wayne County Court order dated January 30, 2013, affirming judgment of conviction. Smith, J., granted leave September 17, 2013.
ISSUES PRESENTED: Whether evidence was sufficient to establish fourth-degree witness tampering (PL §215.10), where defendant posted on Facebook the picture of a woman who had acted as an informant in a case involving defendant’s best friend, labeling her a “snitch” – without evidence of threats or intimidation. (Assigned counsel: Tyson Blue, 4064 County Line Road, Macedon, NY 14502.)

sufficiency of evidence of witness tampering