The motorist in ain 2014 was punished Wednesday to a year behind bars, in maintaining with a pledge the court made when the male begged guilty in Might.
Charles Polevich, that begged guilty to meddling and also leaving the scene with proof in the collision on New york city’s Long Island that eliminated Robert Maraj, was likewise purchased to pay a $5,000 penalty and also had his motorist’s certificate put on hold for 6 months.
Polevich’s attorney, Marc Gann, recommended his customer might have had a clinical problem at the time of the collision which he had not been completely familiar with what had actually occurred when he left.
Polevich, 72, claimed in court that he’s “been heartsick considering that understanding the degree of the misfortune” which there was “no reason” for his habits.
Maraj’s widow, Carol Maraj, claimed in court that Polevich had actually left her other half “like a canine on the road” which saving him a much longer prison sentence was a “put in the face for the household,” Newsday reported.
Polevich struck Maraj, 64, while Maraj was strolling along Roslyn Roadway in Mineola in February 2021. Polevich paused to ask Maraj if he was okay, yet really did not call for assistance, district attorneys claimed.
Rather, Polevich went residence, parked the vehicle– a white, 1992 Volvo terminal wagon– in his garage and also covered it with a tarpaulin, district attorneys claimed. Maraj was required to a medical facility and also articulated dead the following day.
District attorneys looked for a sentence of one to 3 years behind bars, yet Nassau Area Court Howard Sturim claimed in Might, when, that he would certainly obtain “no greater than one year behind bars.”
Brendan Brosh, a speaker for the Nassau Area area lawyer’s workplace, claimed that “offered the extent of the offender’s conduct,” district attorneys really felt a stiffer sentence was called for.
” We remain to reveal our acknowledgements to the household of Robert Maraj,” Brosh claimed.
Gann requested for a 90-day prison sentence, saying that variables beyond Polevich’s control were partly at fault for the collision, consisting of roadway building and construction, road lights that weren’t functioning and also Maraj’s physical problem.
Maraj’s widow, Carol Maraj, is filing a claim against Polevich over the collision.
Polevich, that had actually been breaking time in between Long Island and also Guam, where he runs an exploration and also water filtration organization, gave up to police a couple of days after the collision.
Investigators claimed they utilized items of security video clip to track the Volvo associated with the collision to Polevich’s Mineola residence.
Nicki Minaj, the platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rap artist of “Anaconda,” “Super Bass” and also various other hits, was birthed Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and also was elevated in Queens.
In a message on her web site, Minaj, 39, called her papa’s fatality “one of the most disastrous loss of my life.”