What could possibly go wrong?
A Brooklyn judge cut loose a gang member who had posted online threats to gun down cops in the hoursafter two NYPD officers were executed in their patrol car — ignoring prosecutors’ pleas to keep him behind bars, The Post has learned.
Criminal Court Judge Laura Johnson let Devon Coley, 18, waltz free without bail despite the fact that he faces seven years behind bars on charges he made a terroristic threat — complete with an image of a killer shooting cops in their car — and is awaiting trial in two unrelated cases involving assault and gun possession.
Johnson’s stunning no-bail decision came just two days after Saturday’s broad-daylight slayings of OfficersRafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu by a gunman bent on avenging the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brownat the hands of police.
It also came after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plea earlier Monday for New Yorkers to “call 911” if they suspect someone is planning to attack the NYPD.
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