EVEN WHEN A GHETTO THUG POLITICIAN LIKE RUBEN WILLS IS FOUND GUILTY, THERE ARE THOSE IN THE COMMUNITY WHO STICK UP FOR HIM AND OFFER TYPICAL FOR THIS COMMUNITY, BULLSHIT PRAYERS.

Even when a political ghetto thug like former disgraced Councilman Ruben Wills is found guilty on 5 counts of corruption there are still people in this majorly fucked up community who side with him and others who offer bullshit “prayers”. WHAT THE FUCK, the man, who was a complete do nothing local elected official and wasted our tax dollars for a term and a half and then was found guilty on five corruption charges still has residents like Erica Ford of LifeCamp siding with him and then going off on some bullshit tangent:

“As a constituent and as someone who goes through this process, the process is barbaric. When we look at the criminal justice system, there are hundreds of thousands of black men and women inside of these prisons not for the crimes they’ve committed, but because they are black men and women.”

I mean WHAT THE FUCK does that have to do with this disgraceful local elected politician. I mean Ford, what the fuck are you yammering about.

Then we have life time political hacks like Senator Leroy Comrie (another fucking do nothing) who said:

I am disappointed and saddened by the outcome of the trial. Ruben has massive potential and has served effectively as a member of the New York City Council. My prayers are with him and his family during this difficult time.”

Disappointed by the outcome, why the fuck aren’t you disappointed in your asshole colleague, who fucked over his constituents.  AND why are you disappointed, he is a fucking CROOK and a do-nothing councilman who only made 50% of council meetings, so how the fuck did he serve “effectively” and how the fuck did this dead beat dad behind on child support, who had an unlicensed home improvement business and assaulted another politician  have “massive potential”.  What a complete and utter asshole Comrie is.

Christ even when someone is found guilty, betrayed  his trust, and fucked over the constituents who he was to serve, folks in this ghetto community still stick up for him and make excuses and this is why Jamaica continues to be a fucked ghetto with a poor quality of life and why communities of color, especially African-American communities are fucked up.

At least Senator James Sanders Jr, did not fall into this fucking bullshit stating “People’s faith in their elected officials has been shaken again”. He did not make excuses for this clown, he did not play the race card, which is what Erica Ford was attempting to do.

AND shove all this bullshit prayers that  black communities love to do and solves absolutely nothing

My prayers are with him and his family during this difficult time”, said Senator Leroy Comrie.

Like this fuck had 4th stage lung cancer.

HE IS A FUCKING CROOK, who wasted tax payers money and betrayed their trust and did absolutely NOTHING his whole time in office.

I am afraid there is no hope for Jamaica, not as long as this bullshit ghetto mentality thrives and does not hold people accountable for their actions and behavior.

And by the way Erica, how is your working to stop gun and gang violence on city streets working out, because since there have been over 10 killings this year alone and countless shootings, I would say not too fucking well. Maybe you need to focus on THAT as opposed to sticking up for corrupt elected officials.

At least there are still some people in the community with common sense and tired of all the bullshit.

SAD, SAD, SAD

Following three years of delays, a two-week trial and two days of deliberation last week, a jury found Councilman Ruben Wills guilty of a total of five counts in his corruption trial after he used taxpayer money for personal use. According to the charges, the councilman had stolen more than $30,000 in money by funneling it through a nonprofit group he created and used it to purchase clothes, fast food and, in one case, an expensive handbag.

“Ruben Wills’ crimes were a shameful violation of the public trust,” state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said following the verdict. “New Yorkers deserved better.”

Wills’ Southeast Queens council district has been under a cloud since the councilman was first indicted. He lost authority of the distribution of funds in his district as a result of the case being built against him. What’s more important is that this has gone on for years. Wills was reelected in 2013 while a criminal investigation was hovering over him.

The Southeast Queens community has lost too many elected officials to convictions for misdeeds and misappropriation. It’s important for young people to be able to look up to elected officials and see them as examples of leadership and integrity. It’s a shame they’ve had to see so many elected officials go to jail. This year’s council race to fill his seat is one of the most important elections that Southeast Queens has faced in many years.

As voters, we should send a message to City Hall and the children of the community that we need to have someone representing us who is a stellar example and is committed to working for the people, not themselves. We should expect no less from those who represent us, from the city and state to the federal level.

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From Queens Press:

Wills Found Guilty In Corruption Case

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Councilman Ruben Wills was found guilty of corruption charges last Thursday. Supporters, including LifeCamp founder Erica Ford (right), said that they were disappointed by the verdict. Photo by Trone Dowd

 

BY TRONE DOWD

Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica), the Southeast Queens representative caught up in a web of controversy due to allegations that he used $30,000 of taxpayer money for personal use, was found guilty on five criminal counts last Thursday.

The jury made its decision after two days of deliberation, concluding the three-year case that the New York State Attorney General had built against the politician.

Wills was found guilty of one count of a scheme to defraud in the first degree, two counts of grand larceny in the third degree and two counts of filing a false instrument in the first degree. He was acquitted on a single charge for filing false business records.

According to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, state law requires that the councilman will be automatically expelled from the New York City Council. Wills faces a maximum of seven years in prison.

“Ruben Wills’ crimes were a shameful violation of the public trust. Now, after a conviction by a jury of his peers, Ruben Wills will face the consequences,” Schneiderman said. “Ruben Wills stole taxpayer dollars to buy fancy purses and clothes for himself and his friends. New Yorkers deserved better. Today’s conviction is another important step in our efforts to clean up New York politics and give voters the representation they deserve.”

In a conversation with the PRESS of Southeast Queens shortly after the jury’s decision, Wills said that he was “disappointed in the verdict.”

“I’m innocent,” he said. “We’re going to appeal on this and win. I think there are a lot of constitutional violations that happened.”

Wills pointed to that fact that many of his witnesses, including state Sen. Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans), were dismissed by Queens County Judge Ira Margulis before they could testify before the jury.

Wills’ attorney, Kevin O’Donnell, told the PRESS of Southeast Queens that he is confident in the ability to appeal the decision.

“We’re devastated,” O’Donnell said. “Having got to know Ruben and his constituency, his character. This is a tough one to swallow. I thought with the circumstantial evidence charge that it would be clear that there was another explanation of innocence. I wish the jury had looked at the charge a little deeper.”

State Sen. James Sanders (D-South Ozone Park) said in a statement shortly after the verdict that it was a “sad day for the community.”

“People’s faith in their elected officials has been shaken again,” Sanders said. “Never has there been a greater need for good, clean leadership. The election to fill this seat has become all the more important in light of this conviction. I hope the community will be able to put their trust in someone who can lead them forward with strength and dignity.”

Wills’ colleague and, arguably, biggest critic in the city council, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, had a more stinging response to Thursday’s decision.

“Ruben Wills betrayed the trust of all New Yorkers when he abused his position in the state senate to steal thousands of dollars from the hardworking taxpayers of New York for his own selfish gain,” Mark-Viverito said. “Serving in elected office requires honesty and integrity and today’s conviction makes clear that Ruben Wills is unfit to be a member of the city council. We thank Attorney General Schneiderman for his diligence in investigating and trying this case and the jury for their service in bringing justice to New Yorkers.”

In Southeast Queens, not everyone was pleased with the decision. Erica Ford—founder of the LifeCamp civic group in Southeast Queens, which works to stop gun and gang violence on city streets—was vocal about the decision.

“As a constituent and as someone who goes through this process, the process is barbaric,” Ford said. “When we look at the criminal justice system, there are hundreds of thousands of black men and women inside of these prisons not for the crimes they’ve committed, but because they are black men and women.”

She mentioned that she wanted to see justice in other cases unrelated to Wills, including the killings of Sean Bell and Tamir Rice. She added that the justice system has historically not been fair to black and brown people.

Comrie said that he was “disappointed and saddened by the outcome of the trial.”

“Ruben has massive potential and has served effectively as a member of the New York City Council,” Comrie said. “My prayers are with him and his family during this difficult time.”

The PRESS of Southeast Queens reached out to the office of U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Jamaica) for comment on the decision, but did not receive a response in time for print. In May, Meeks said that he would support Wills’ bid for re-election as there was no evidence to doubt the councilman’s ability to serve his constituents.

On the campaign trail, one of the candidates looking to replace Wills in November said that he was sad to see the results of Wills’ trial.

“I first met Council Member Ruben Wills in 2010,” community activist and 28th Council District candidate Richard David said. “He has always been respectful, caring and highly personable with a great sense of humor.”

David said that he had worked with the councilman’s office on projects in the past through numerous city agencies and admired his ability to get things done for his constituents.

“Mr. Wills was driven by his desire to transform our district in the way he transformed his own life,” David said. “Mr. Wills was brought up in South Jamaica Houses and rose from humble beginnings to become a leader in our district. His story is one of hope and hard work. Yesterday’s verdict can never take this inspiration away or hinder the dreams of other young people with aspirations to better our community.”

David asked that people not remember Thursday’s jury decision, but instead Wills’ “humble beginnings and all that he sought to do for the community.”

“My prayers are with Mr. Wills, his family and his staff,” David said.

Wills’s trial had been a long time in the making. After more than three years of delays, the trial finally kicked off on July 5. The councilman could face further legal troubles, including a pending trial for his alleged failure to disclose certain aspects of his finances to the Campaign Finance Board.

Sentencing is currently scheduled for Aug. 10.

 

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HOW INTERESTING, THE JAMAICA GOOD OLE BOYS & THE QUEENS DEM MACHINE PLOP UP COMMUNITY BOARD 12 PRESIDENT FOR RUBEN WILLS COUNCIL SEAT

AND this is what is wrong with Jamaica and why Jamaica will continue to be a shit hole ghetto and nothing more. AND this is also what is wrong with the Queens Democratic Machine, they don’t care about communities (well at least certain communities) and their constituents.

When corrupt Ruben Wills (City Council District #28) was on trial for corruption, Congressman Gregory Meeks and the crooked Queens Democratic Machine still backed him. Now that Wills is heading to prison, all of a sudden the Machine needed a new puppet to throw into the mix, which several folks were already candidates for the seat.

City Council District 28
Richard David, Democrat
Allan W. Jennings, Democrat
Hettie V. Powell, Democrat
Christina Winslow, Democrat

BUT see the crooked Queens Democratic Machine does not want competition or fresh blood, they want puppets to control and so they are plopping up Community Board 12 President Adrienne Adams. I mean why did Adams NOT throw her name into the hat before, knowing full well that Wills has been a total do-nothing and fraud. NO, they wait till their other puppet, Wills, got convicted and then scrambled for a replacement puppet.

This is the same bullshit with Adams and the Machine that happened last year, when she ran against state Sen. James Sanders Jr. (D-South Ozone Park) in the 10th Senate Democratic primary, whom the Machine did not back. She jumped into the race when Sanders announced his intention to go against Gregory Meeks in the 5th Congressional District. Sanders eventually dropped the bid, but Adams won the party’s endorsement. In the September primary, however, Sanders defeated Adams by 15 points and coasted to re-election in November.

So now we have the similar bullshit playing all over again.

Adams stated:

“Community and service are not empty words, but are the principles that have guided my life,” Adams said in a statement issued by her campaign. “As I campaign to represent the people of the 28th Council District, I am proud to have the support of Congress Members Crowley and Meeks, and look forward to partnering with them and my many friends in the City Council to improve the economic opportunity, transportation options, and overall quality of life in Rochdale, Jamaica, Richmond Hill and South Ozone Park.”

BUT ADRIENNE, if you wanted to represent the people, why didn’t you put your name in the hat, when crooked and do nothing Wills was on the ballot and was not on trial yet. See, this does not bode well and sounds way too “political”. If you have such best interests in the community, why didn’t you put your name on the ballot then. BECAUSE you did not want to go against that crooked Queens Dem Machine, who was backing Wills at the time.

MAJOR ASSHOLE Joe “The Godfather Crowley stated”

“The people of Queens deserve honest representation and a City Council member who will fight tirelessly for the best interests of the community. Adrienne Adams has proven time and again that she knows what this community needs and how to build the coalitions necessary to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods. I’m proud to support her campaign for City Council.”

BUT when do nothing and crooked Wills was still on the ballot, you backed him Crowley, you did not put up Adams, so Crowley, YOU and the CROOKED QUEENS DEM MACHINE do not have the best interests of the community or the constituents (which look at what Jamaica looks like, that tells the REAL STORY), because if you really did, you would NEVER have backed the incumbent Wills from the get go, knowing full well he had DONE NOTHING for the community and his past was extremely shady.

Now while I feel that Adams really does care about this community and wants to do everything she can to help improve it, this whole thing smells too much of typical politics where the community and constituents take a backseat so that the Queens Dem Machine can always stay in power and keep new and fresh blood out of the picture, while they CONTROL ALL.

THAT IS NOT DEMOCRACY. You are just taking a page out of the playbook of the person you all constantly criticize, TRUMP.

AND so the Jamaica clown car circus and good ole boys club continues while the Jamaica community continues to suffer.

BUT people in that district, you still have the FINAL SAY SO. Don’t let the bully Queens Democratic Machine dictate for you. It did not work last time and Sanders won his seat by a large margin. AND I will say this to Senator James Sanders, Jr., at least he does not bow down to the Queens Democratic Machine. Sanders is actually endorsing Hettie Powell, going against the machine again. Good for him.

BOY, the stench of MENDACITY fills the community of Jamaica and the Queens Borough. In the meantime, we have this.

ILLEGAL TRUCK DRIVING ON RESIDENTIAL STREET.

Downtown Jamaica Comfort Inn. Worker inside told me that 3 floors are for hotel guests and three floors are for homeless. Nothing like being greeted at a hotel than by a half naked homeless man sitting in hot weather.

Ruben Wills District of prostitution, garbage and other ghetto messes. 157 and Tuskegee Airman Way

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From Queens Chronicle:

Adrienne Adams seeks 28th Council District seat

 

Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 5:06 pm | Updated: 5:10 pm, Thu Jul 27, 2017.

Adrienne Adams, chairwoman of Community Board 12, on Thursday announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in the 28th City Council District, the seat vacated last week when Ruben Wills was convicted on corruption charges.

Adams’ announcement came with the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, Bronx), who also serves as the Queens County Democratic Party chairman.

 Crowley and the party previously had endorsed Wills for re-election.

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens, Nassau) also has endorsed Adams.

She joins a Democratic field that already includes Hettie Powell, Richard David and former Councilman Allan Jennings.

“Community and service are not empty words, but are the principles that have guided my life,” Adams said in a statement issued by her campaign. “As I campaign to represent the people of the 28th Council District, I am proud to have the support of Congress Members Crowley and Meeks, and look forward to partnering with them and my many friends in the City Council to improve the economic opportunity, transportation options, and overall quality of life in Rochdale, Jamaica, Richmond Hill and South Ozone Park.”

“The people of Queens deserve honest representation and a City Council member who will fight tirelessly for the best interests of the community,” Crowley said. “Adrienne Adams has proven time and again that she knows what this community needs and how to build the coalitions necessary to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods. I’m proud to support her campaign for City Council.”

“As we work to stem the extremism of Donald Trump’s presidency, having City Council Members who are committed to working together to deliver for our communities is critical,” Meeks said. “Adrienne Adams has a record of delivering for the people of Queens as Chairwoman of Community Board 12, and I know she’ll continue to do so as our new City Councilwoman.”

Adams has been chairwoman of Community Board 12 since 2012, taking over when the panel was in a state of turmoil.

She is also a member of the Jamaica Now Leadership Council, which promotes economic development in the neighborhood, as well as serving on the Governor’s Local Planning Committee for the Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative in support of funding specific revitalization project,s and is a past member of the Queens Borough Public Library Board of Trustees.

Adams last year ran against state Sen. James Sanders Jr. (D-South Ozone Park) in the 10th Senate Democratic primary.

She jumped into the race when Sanders announced his intention to primary Meeks in the 5th Congressional District. Sanders eventually dropped the bid, but Adams won the party’s endorsement. In the September primary, however, Sanders defeated Adams by 15 points and coasted to re-election in November.

Sanders is believed to be backing Powell for the nomination.

The Democratic Primary will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12th.

 

JAMAICA’S POLITICAL THIEVES SENT TO JAIL SINCE 2013 – A WHO’S WHO OF CORRUPT ASSHOLES.

Now that major asshole Ruby Wills was found guilty on five counts and will be heading to prison for up to seven years, with election time coming up, let’s look back at all the corrupt Jamaica elected officials who have been sent to prison. A total of FOUR from Jamaica, but I kept thinking there was another, probably wishful thinking.

  1. Former Senator Shirley Huntley – May 2013 for 1 year.

    Former corrupt Senator douche bag Shirley Huntley, one of the local leaders who only looked out for herself. Now she is Big Bertha’s bitch in prison.

  2. Former Senator Malcolm Smith – February 2015 for 7 years.

    Senator Malcolm A. Smith being carted off by FBI agents. Another douche bag Jamaica local leader.

  3. Assembly Member William Scarborough – September 2015 for 1 year and 1 month

    Scarborough being arrested in May. Now arrested again.

  4. Councilman Ruben Wills – July 2017 (found guilty). Heading to prison after sentencing in August 2017 for up to 7 years.

    Councilman Ruben Wills being arrested in November of 2014

 

AND of course there are MANY NY politicians who have seen the inside of a prison, ironically, mostly Democrats. Your tax dollars being squandered, while your communities turn to shit. Republicans, Democrats, no matter, the people are always getting fucked in the ass by a 15 inch dildo without lube.

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From Syracuse.com:

Troubled NY politicians: A list of arrests, scandals, misdeeds and controversies

  By syracuse.com | The Post-Standard

on January 26, 2015 at 5:00 AM, updated February 09, 2015 at 3:56 PM

 In New York, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is not the first elected state official who has been accused of offenses that warrant induction into a rogues’ gallery. There have been 41 accused of misdeeds in the past 12 years. Some are awaiting trial, some have been convicted, some resigned amid controversy without criminal charges. Some were rewarded with re-election or other government jobs.

2015

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver
D-Manhattan

Charged Jan. 22 with accepting bribes and kickbacks totaling nearly $4 million. The FBI charged that Silver failed to disclose on state financial disclosure reports secret payments he received for years from a small law firm that specialized in seeking reductions of New York City real estate taxes. He is free on $200,000 bail and remains in office. Silver was first elected to the Assembly in 1976, and became speaker in 1994.

2014

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Former Assemblyman Dennis Gabrysczak
D-Cheektowaga

Resigned from the Assembly in January 2014 shortly after being accused of sexual harassment by seven former legislative staffers. Lawsuits are pending against Gabrysczak, who was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.


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Former Assemblyman William Boyland
D-Brooklyn

Convicted in March 2014 of 21 federal charges, including bribery, mail fraud and extortion. He solicited bribes from undercover agents who asked his help on development deals and pocketed $70,000 in unearned Assembly per diem payments. He is awaiting sentencing, facing up to 30 years in prison. He previously was tried and acquitted of federal corruption charges in 2011.


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Assemblyman William Scarborough
D-Queens

Re-elected, unopposed, in 2014 despite being charged that year with felony counts of using $40,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses and filing false claims for $40,000 in travel reimbursements. He has pleaded not guilty.


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Sen. Thomas Libous
R-Binghamton

Re-elected in 2014 despite being indicted months earlier with lying to the FBI. He is accused of repeatedly lying to FBI agents in June 2010, when he was interviewed as part of a probe into whether he used his influence to get his son a job with a prominent Westchester County law firm. The charge is pending.


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Former Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno
R-Brunswick

Acquitted in 2014 by a second jury of the charges of honest services fraud. He had been convicted of fraud in 2009. He was accused of using his influence to make money in his sideline consulting business, depriving taxpayers of his honest services. After he appealed, the conviction was overturned in 2011.

2013

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Former Assemblyman Eric Stevenson
D-Bronx

Sentenced to three years in prison in 2014 after being convicted of bribery and other public corruption charges. He was charged in 2013 with accepting $22,000 in bribes from businessmen who built an adult day care center in return for legislation to impose a moratorium on the opening of competing centers. His seat became vacant automatically when he was convicted.


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Former Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa
D-Manhattan

Sentenced in 2014 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to lying to immigration authorities on her marital relationship in 2005 and for making false statements in a bankruptcy petition in 2009. She paid $8000 for a sham marriage to gain citizenship. She resigned from the Assembly when she pleaded guilty in June 2014.


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Former Sen. Shirley Huntley
D-Brooklyn

Sentenced in 2013 to one year in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling $87,000 in public funds and attempting to cover it up. A senator from 2007 through 2012, she was released in 2014. She secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency. Huntley lost a primary election after she was arrested.


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Former Sen. Malcolm Smith
D-Queens

Former Sen. Malcolm Smith, D-Queens, the former Senate majority leader, was found guilty Feb. 5, 2014 of scheming to bribe his way onto the ballot in the 2013 New York City mayoral election. A federal jury found Smith guilty on all four charges: bribery conspiracy, wire fraud, use of interstate facilities to commit bribery and extortion. Smith lost his re-election bid in 2014 after being charged in 2013 with the felony charges.


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Former Sen. Pedro Espada Jr.
D-Bronx

Sentenced in 2013 to five years in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a health care network he ran. Espada was found guilty of four counts of theft from a group of nonprofit clinics to pay for fine meals, parties, luxury cars and spa treatments for his family. Espada was sentenced to pay $368,000 to the government, pay the same amount to victims and pay more than $100,000 to the IRS.


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Assemblyman Steve Katz
R-Mohegan Lake

Charged in 2013 with unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped for speeding. The charge was dismissed after Katz performed community service. Katz had voted against bills that would legalize marijuana for medical uses prior to his arrest. Katz was first elected assemblyman in 2010. He was re-elected in 2014.


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Former Assemblyman Nelson Castro
D-Bronx

Resigned in April 2013 as part of an agreement by prosecutors not to prosecute him on several felonies. Castro, first elected in 2008, was allowed to escape prosecution because he wore a wire for federal authorities for two years and recorded incriminating conversations with other lawmakers.


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Former Assemblyman Vito Lopez
D-Brooklyn

Resigned from the Assembly in 2013 after eight female staffers accused him of sexually harassing them. He was fined $330,000 by a state ethics board. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had approved confidential settlements with some of the women. The Assembly was preparing to start the process of expelling Lopez, who was first elected in 1984, when he resigned.


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Sen. John Sampson
D-Brooklyn

Easily won re-election in 2014 despite being charged in 2013 with embezzling $440,000 and with obstructing justice in a scheme to control money from the foreclosure of four Brooklyn properties. Two embezzling charges were dismissed, but he still faces trial on eight counts, including making false statements, concealing records, obstructing justice and witness tampering.


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Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez
D-Harlem

Charged in 2013 with driving while intoxicated near Albany. The disposition of the charge is unknown. Rodriguez was first elected to the Assembly in 2010. He easily won re-election in 2014.


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Former Assemblyman Micah Kellner
D-Manhattan

Sanctioned in 2013 by the Assembly, stripped of a committee chair and barred from having interns, after an ethics investigation found he had sexually harassed staff members. He did not seek re-election.

2012

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Former Sen. Nicholas Spano
R-Westchester

Sentenced in 2012 to one year in prison after he pleaded guilty that year to a felony of obstructing the IRS by filing fraudulent tax returns. He failed to pay $45,000 in taxes on income he received from an insurance company that won state contracts. Spano lost his re-election bid in 2006.


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Former Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera
D-Bronx

Lost her re-election bid in 2012 while under investigation for allegations that she provided boyfriends with no-show public jobs. No charges were filed. Rivera was first elected to the Assembly in 2004. Her father is an Assembly member.

2011

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Former Sen. Carl Kruger
D-Brooklyn

Sentenced in 2012 to seven years in prison after he was convicted of accepting nearly a half-million dollars in bribes from business owners with business before the state. He was indicted in 2011. He resigned from the Senate right before he pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud, and bribery in 2011.


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Former state Comptroller Alan G. Hevesi

A Democrat from New York City, was sentenced in 2011 to one to four years in prison for his leading role in an influence-peddling scandal at the state’s massive pension fund. Hevesi pleaded guilty to official misconduct, a felony, in 2010, admitting he had approved a $250 million pension investment in exchange for nearly $1 million in benefits from a California businessman. Hevesi, first elected comptroller in 2002, was re-elected in 2006, but a month later he was forced to resign when he pleaded guilty to a felony of defrauding the government, admitting he assigned state employees to care for his ailing wife. Hevesi was sentenced in 2007 to a $5,000 fine and permanently banned from holding elective office again for that offense. He was released on parole from prison in 2014.


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Sen. Vincent Leibell
R-Yorktown Heights

Sentenced in 2011 to 21 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and tax evasion. The scheme involved shaking down lawyers and then conspiring to cover up the crime. After he was arrested in 2010, Leibell resigned from the Senate and was elected Putnam County executive, but never took that office. He served 28 years in the Assembly and Senate.

2010

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Former Gov. David Paterson

A Democrat from New York City, was fined $62,125 in 2010 by a state ethics commission for soliciting and accepting free Yankees tickets, and then lying under oath to cover up his actions. He was fined 11 days before his term ended. A state senator before he was elected lieutenant governor, Paterson became governor in 2008 when Eliot Spitzer resigned in a prostitution scandal.


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Former Sen. Hiram Monserrate
D-Queens

Expelled from the Senate in February 2010 due to misdemeanor assault conviction in 2009 involving his girlfriend. Monserrate was sentenced to three years probation and community service. He had been charged with three felonies and three misdemeanors following a 2008 injury to his girlfriend.


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Sen. Kevin Parker
D-Brooklyn

Re-elected twice since he was sentenced, in 2010, to three years on probation and fined $1,672 for criminal mischief. That stemmed from a 2009 altercation with a photographer for the New York Post. In 2005, Parker was charged with misdemeanor assault after he was accused of punching a traffic agent in the face. The charges were dropped after he agreed to take anger management classes.

2009

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Former Sen. Efrain Gonzalez Jr.
D-Bronx

Sentenced in 2009 to seven years in prison and ordered to forfeit more than $700,000 after being convicted of mail fraud and conspiracy. He was indicted in 2006 on charges that he had routed state grants known as “member items” to nonprofit groups and then used some of the money for personal expenses. He pleaded guilty to using the money to pay for personal expenses, including credit card bills, rent and Yankees tickets. Gonzalez lost his bid for re-election in 2008.


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Former Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin
D-Queens

Sentenced in 2009 to 10 years in prison for racketeering involving embezzlement of more than $2 million from the state Assembly, his campaign funds and from the nation’s largest municipal labor council, which he served as president. He was arrested in 2006 and announced he would not run for re-election that year. He pleaded guilty in 2008.

2008

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Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer

A Democrat from New York City, resigned in 2008 days after it emerged that he had been caught on a federal wiretap discussing plans to meet a prostitute in Washington. Spitzer was known as Client-9 by Emporers Club VIP, the business that supplied prostitutes. Investigators believe Spitzer paid up to $80,000 for prostitutes while he was attorney general and governor. Spitzer was elected governor in 2006.


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Former Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV
D-Harlem

Found guilty of driving while his ability was impaired by alcohol in 2010. He was arrested on a DWI charge in 2008. He served in the Assembly from 2001-2010 and lost a Democratic primary for Congress in 2010.


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Former Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio
D-Queens

Died in prison in 2011. He was arrested in 2008 on influence peddling charges. He won re-election that year, but in 2009, he resigned from the Assembly, where he’d served for 31 years, and pleaded guilty to fraud. He was accused of accepting $1 million in payments to promote the interests of businesses, including Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, in their dealings with state government.


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Former Assemblywoman Diane Gordon
D-Brooklyn

Sentenced in 2008 to two to six years in prison after being convicted of receiving a bribe for offering to help a developer buy city-owned land in her district if he would build her a free $500,000 house. She was paroled from prison in 2010. Her seat automatically was vacated due to the felony conviction.


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Former Assemblyman Sam Hoyt
D-Buffalo

Prohibited in 2008 from participating in the Assembly’s internship program after the chamber’s ethics committee found he had an “inappropriate personal relationship” with a 23-year-old intern. He resigned from the Assembly in 2011 when Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed him as a regional president at Empire State Development Corp.


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Assemblyman Karim Camara
D-Brooklyn

Convicted in 2008 of driving while ability impaired. He had been arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge in Albany. He was first elected to the Assembly in 2005. An ordained minister, Camara was easily re-elected in 2014, facing only opposition from a third-party candidate.

2007

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Former Assemblyman Clarence Norman Jr.
D-Brooklyn

Sentenced to 3 to 9 years in prison in 2007 for falsifying business records and grand larceny and paroled from prison in 2011. He was accused of shaking down a judicial candidate and accepting illegal campaign contributions during re-election campaigns. First elected in 1984, he resigned from the Assembly in 2005.


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Former Sen. John Sabini
D-Queens

Fined after he pleaded guilty in 2008 to driving while ability impaired. Sabini was arrested in 2007 on a driving while intoxicated charge. Months after he was convicted, facing a tough primary challenge, Sabini was hired by Gov. David Paterson to be chairman of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.


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Former Assemblyman Mike Cole
R-Alden

Censured by the Assembly in 2007 after he slept at the home of a young female intern following a night of drinking. Cole had served as the ranking member of the Assembly’s Ethics and Guidance Committee. He lost a primary election in the following year. Cole was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

2006

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Former Sen. Ada Smith
D-Queens

Fined $250 after she was convicted in 2006 of harassment. She was found guilty of throwing coffee in the face of a staff member who made a comment about her weight. She lost a primary election later that year. Prior to that, she had had other run-ins with police, including an incident in which she was accused of biting a New York City police officer.


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Former Assemblyman Ryan Karben
D-Monsey

Resigned in 2006 from the Assembly amid charges of improper fraternization with interns. He was accused of watching pornography with three interns. No charges were filed against Karben. Karben subsequently served as a fundraiser for Eliot Spitzer’s campaign for governor.

2004

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Former Assemblyman Roger Green
D-Brooklyn

Pleaded guilty in 2004 to two counts of petty larceny and one count of filing a false instrument (Assembly travel expenses). He resigned after he was sentenced to probation for three years, fined $2,000, and required to pay back $3,000 to New York. But he was re-elected to the Assembly later that year. In 2006 he left the Assembly to unsuccessfully run for Congress.


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Former Sen. Guy Velella
R-Bronx

Sentenced to one year in jail in 2004 after he was accused of accepting $137,000 in bribes for steering public-works contracts. In exchange for the plea, prosecutors dropped charges against Velella’s 90-year-old father. Velella died in 2011.

2003

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Former Assemblywoman Gloria Davis
D-Bronx

Pleaded guilty in 2003 to accepting a bribe to steer a $1 million construction project in her district to a contractor. She was sentenced to three months in jail and to pay $20,000. She resigned after pleading guilty.

CELEBRATE!!!! ASSHOLE COUNCILMAN RUBEN WILLS GOES TO FUCKING JAIL AS JURY FINDS THE CROOK GUILTY ON FIVE COUNTS

Councilman Ruben Wills: number 1 asshole in Jamaica politics and that is hard to do with all the competition here.

As Kool and The Gang sang:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GwjfUFyY6M

YES VIRGINIA, THERE REALLY IS  A SANTA CLAUS.

FUCK YEAH. Cry baby asshole Ruby Wills is going to fucking jail and it could not have happened to a bigger asshole. Wills who can get up to 7 years in prison is automatically expelled from City Council. Hell, when City Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says:

“Ruben Wills betrayed the trust of all New Yorkers when he abused his position in the State Senate to steal thousands of dollars from the hardworking taxpayers of New York for his own selfish gain.”

YOU KNOW IT IS FUCKING BAD.

So long asshole, you probably made my blog more than any other asshole Jamaica elected official. THANKS for the ghetto memories!

So know that brings the count up to FOUR of the number of asshole crooked Jamaica Queens elected officials sent off to jail in the last few years.

AND speaking of the other assholes, are we now going to hear from the local elected officials like Comrie and Meeks on this douchebag’s sentence. AND how about the asshole Queens Democratic Party which was backing him even when he was on trial.

SO LET’S HEAR IT AGAIN ONE MORE TIME:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GwjfUFyY6M


From The Daily News:

 

Queens Councilman Ruben Wills found guilty of stealing over $30G in taxpayer money

The jury found Ruben Wills guilty of one count of a scheme to defraud, two counts of grand larceny and two counts of filing a false instrument.

(Go Nakamura/New York Daily News)

Queens Councilman Ruben Wills was convicted Thursday of five counts against him in a corruption trial, which included charges of stealing more than $30,000 in taxpayer money.Wills, who was accused of using the money to buy food, clothes, gas and a $750 Louis Vuitton handbag, buried his head in his hands as the jury read its verdict at the end of an 11-day trial in Queens Criminal Court.The jury found Wills guilty of one count of a scheme to defraud, two counts of grand larceny and two counts of filing a false instrument. The jury acquitted Wills on a single charge of filing false business records.

The conviction automatically expels Wills from the council.

His bio has already been removed from the council website.

“Ruben Wills’ crimes were a shameful violation of the public trust,” said Attorney General Schneiderman. “Ruben Wills stole taxpayer dollars to buy fancy purses and clothes for himself and his friends. New Yorkers deserved better.”

Prosecutors said Wills used public matching funds from his 2009 council campaign to pay $11,500 to fund a shell company created to translate and distribute campaign literature that was never given out.

Councilman Ruben Wills being arrested in November of 2014

Prosecutors said Wills used public matching funds from his 2009 council campaign to pay $11,500 to fund a shell company created to translate and distribute campaign literature that was never given out.

(Christie M Farriella/for New York Daily News)

The money was instead redirected to a nonprofit corporation that Wills controlled and used to make personal purchases including the handbag, which he bought at Macy’s. Wills, a former state Senate staffer, also used money to shop at Nordstrom and Home Depot, officials said.

“Ruben Wills betrayed the trust of all New Yorkers when he abused his position in the State Senate to steal thousands of dollars from the hardworking taxpayers of New York for his own selfish gain,” said Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

“Serving in elected office requires honesty and integrity and today’s conviction makes clear that Ruben Wills is unfit to be a member of the City Council,”

During the trial, the black councilman and his attorney said questions from the prosecutor about a possible romance between the married Wills and his chief of staff were racially charged and out of bounds.

“It was just to muddy up Ruben to the jurors,” Kevin O’Donnell told the Daily News before the verdict. “They wouldn’t have done this with a white politician.”

The councilman, who was elected in 2010 and indicted four years later, faces up to seven years in prison.

 

WHILE RUBEN WILLS AWAITS VERDICT, THE BABY ASSHOLE DEMANDS APOLOGY FOR INAPPROPRIATE TRIAL QUESTIONS AS OPPOSED TO HIS INAPPROPRIATE ACTIONS THAT FUCKED OVER CONSTITUENTS AND WASTED TAX PAYERS DOLLARS

Little Ruby

OH RUBY, always the big baby ghetto asshole. Playing the fucking race card again:

The defendant and his attorney Kevin O’Donnell angrily charged Wednesday that questions to Wills’ chief of staff about a possible romance with her married boss were racially-charged and out of bounds. “It was just to muddy up Ruben to the jurors,” O’Donnell told the Daily News. “They wouldn’t have done this with a white politician.”

OUT OF BOUNDS. Give me a fucking break, this Jamaica political gangster has been out of bounds since his first day in office and even way before with his violent outbursts, his petty larceny, criminal trespassing,  breaking & entering, operating an unlicensed home improvement business, behind on child support and not serving the constituents or the community he supposedly serves.

So let’s look at

RUBY’S GREATEST HITS: THE BOTTOM IS FALLING OUT!

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2017/07/19/spotlight-on-crooked-asshole-councilman-ruben-wills-another-blast-from-the-past-2011-petty-larceny-criminal-trespass-breaking-entering-operating-an-unlicensed-home-improvement-business/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/spotlight-on-crooked-asshole-councilman-ruben-wills-blast-from-the-past-2009-a-violent-ghetto-thug-in-the-making/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2016/12/17/campaign-violations-cited-for-dickblasio-two-queens-council-members-and-of-course-the-one-is-se-queens-douchbag-ruben-wills-is-one-of-them/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2016/04/29/deadbeat-father-councilman-ruben-wills-giving-advice-on-being-a-good-father-what-the-fuck/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2015/06/08/councilman-ruben-wills-lies-about-the-polluting-waste-hauler-situation-in-jamaica/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2015/05/12/asshole-crook-councilman-ruben-wills-shows-he-does-not-have-communities-best-interest-only-his-bank-account-sides-with-campaign-donor-royal-waste-facility-a-major-polluter-in-the-area/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2015/02/20/is-councilman-ruben-wills-he-of-the-child-molester-morals-others-on-the-take-with-the-garbage-waste-industry-otherwise-why-vote-against-bill-495/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/useless-corrupt-lazy-ruben-wills-has-worst-attendance-record-in-council/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/why-was-councilman-ruben-wills-being-paid-8000-as-chairman-of-a-committee-with-no-members/

https://cleanupjamaicaqueens.wordpress.com/2017/07/17/asshole-crook-councilman-ruben-will-show-his-true-colors-that-of-a-political-ghetto-hood-rat-thug-as-he-shouts-at-judge-during-hearing/

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From The Daily News:

Councilman Ruben Wills says prosecutors should apologize for inappropriate trial questions

Wills was apparently not pleased when the prosecutors asked his chief of staff if she was romantically linked to him during her testimony.

(Go Nakamura/New York Daily News)

City Council member Ruben Wills, while waiting for a verdict, wants an apology from prosecutors.

The defendant and his attorney Kevin O’Donnell angrily charged Wednesday that questions to Wills’ chief of staff about a possible romance with her married boss were racially-charged and out of bounds.

“It was just to muddy up Ruben to the jurors,” O’Donnell told the Daily News. “They wouldn’t have done this with a white politician.”

The jury in Wills’ corruption case began deliberating around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Councilman Ruben Wills has big backers despite corruption charges

Leslie Ann Patterson testified for the defense Tuesday, and prosecutors asked during cross-examination if she and Wills were romantically linked.

Some in the Queens courtroom gasped, and Wills told the News that the question was totally inappropriate.

Douche Bag elected officials on trail for corruption, stealing and falsifying documents, yet still is running for election and backed by the douche bag Queens Democratic Party and it’s leaders.

Councilman Ruben Wills is facing corruption charges.

(Go Nakamura/New York Daily News)

“We want the attorney general’s office to issue an apology for insinuating that my chief of staff and I — we are both married — had a romantic relationship,” said Wills.

The AG’s office declined comment on the remarks by Wills and his lawyer.

Ruben Wills was just careless — not stealing grant money: Defense

Wills, currently running for re-election, was indicted by the attorney general’s office in 2014 for pocketing $19,000 in state grant money earmarked for a non-profit and another $11,000 in matching funds from his first City Council campaign.

A jury of five women and seven men will determine if Wills is guilty of scheming to defraud the government, grand larceny and falsifying business documents.

If convicted, he faces up to seven years in prison for the top charge.

 

MS. PAMELA HAZEL REPORTS ON JAMAICA UPS & DOWNS INCLUDING A VIOLENT ENCOUNTER WITH ASSHOLE RUBEN WILLS

From Pamela Hazel:

Well after more than a month of having to bear the sight of mosquito, infested Zika cesspool; relief is finally here. Maybe because Katz and her cronies are prancing around her “World’s  Borough,” Queens as she calls it.
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Parsons & Archer, taken today ( 7/19/17)

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Thieving Councilman Wills is fuming, also is the garbage in his jurisdiction. Part of the money for his non-profit initiative was earmarked to clean-up his jurisdiction.
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Guy R. Brewer Boulevard & 108th. Avenue. Photo was taken two weeks ago.

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The last time I saw Wills was at a community affairs meeting. He was cursing me while unbuttoning his jacket and yelling at me; saying that me and my comrade are fuxxking bothering them. A police officer had to intervene.

Councilman Ruben Wills being arrested in November of 2014

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Sidewalk/bushwalk still harbouring rats and other human menace. The filthy mattress and the garbage are still over the fence.
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Photo was taken about two weeks ago

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The dangling wires are still dangling and dragging on the ground. As soon as a child gets hurt; the problem will be fixed with expedience.
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Corner of Merrick Boulevard & 108 th. Avenue. Photo was taken more than two months ago.

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Neighbours are still living in fear of raccoon dwelling. The raccoons are still tormenting neighbours.
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167-05  144 Avenue,

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Borough president Katz, can you please contact the appropriate agencies and resolve this ills?

P. Hazel: Social Media Journalist for Justice.

SPOTLIGHT ON CROOKED ASSHOLE COUNCILMAN RUBEN WILLS: ANOTHER BLAST FROM THE PAST (2011) – PETTY LARCENY, CRIMINAL TRESPASS, BREAKING & ENTERING, OPERATING AN UNLICENSED HOME IMPROVEMENT BUSINESS & NON PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT

MORE SHIT ON WILLS for those who don’t know and for you young folks that may have no idea about this crooked, asshole, dead beat dad and criminal who has wasted all of our tax dollars.

PETTY LARCENY, CRIMINAL TRESPASS, BREAKING & ENTERING, OPERATING AN UNLICENSED HOME IMPROVEMENT BUSINESS & NON PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT.

Just what one looks for in a public servant. I mean let’s face it, this is total ghetto hood rat behavior.

Detectives from the New York State attorney’s office escort City Council member Ruben Wills of Queens in handcuffs to be arraigned in Queens Criminal Court after being arrested on charges of misusing public funds on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

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From The Daily News:

Queens city councilman Ruben Wills acknowledges outstanding arrest warrants

Last fall, Ruben Willsbeat out a crowded field to win the office held by the late Thomas White.

(Farriella for News)

City councilman Ruben Wills boasts an impressive do-gooder resume: founding a basketball league for neighborhood youth, running a nonprofit group to help single mothers.

What he doesn’t mention is that he has two outstanding arrest warrants for pending criminal cases, a Daily News investigation has found.

Or that he’s a deadbeat dad who faces a civil warrant for nonpayment of child support. State tax officials said as of Feb.7, he owed $27,493.

Saturday, Wills admitted he was aware of the two outstanding criminal bench warrants on cases in Manhattan and Long Island that date back several years, and apologized for not addressing them before being elected to serve his district.

“There is no excuse,” he wrote in an email response to the News. “While these events are more than 10 years old, I take full responsibility and I have taken steps to remedy the situation.”

Last fall, Wills, 39, beat out a crowded field to win the office held by the late Thomas White, which represents a large working-class swath of Jamaica, Queens.

On his Council website biography, he says he became an “entrepreneur” at 21, starting “a home contracting business which became a center of opportunity for young adults, the formerly incarcerated, and other at-risk residents of the community to acquire the job skills necessary to escape the vicious cycle of poverty and prison.”

Wills’ home contracting work appears to be where he ran into trouble with the law, a review of court and other records found.

In 1996, the Manhattan district attorney’s office arrested Wills on charges of petty larceny, criminal trespass third-degree and criminal mischief fourth degree – all misdemeanors.

While working at a West Broadway store in Chinatown, it appears he got into a money dispute with the owner. He is charged with breaking into the store, damaging a wall and removing a fan and track lighting, records show.

The incident occurred in August and the business reported it as a crime in September. He was arrested Sept. 19, 1996, and made a court appearance, law enforcement officials say.

After several adjournments, Wills stopped showing up. A bench warrant was issued and Wills appeared, apologizing to the court, officials say.

It appears a settlement was reached, and Wills was supposed to pay the company restitution – but he did not. As a result, another bench warrant was issued in September 1998.

Queens detectives knocked on his door around that time at what was then his apartment in St. Albans, but got no response. After that, there was no further contact and as of Friday officials said the warrant was pending.

A second incident resulted in more charges in March 2000, when Nassau County officials cited Wills for operating an unlicensed home improvement business.

A homeowner hired Wills’ company, R&W Painting, to install and paint steel doors. She contends R&W left her home a mess and didn’t pay an electrician subcontractor, who then tried to slap a lien on her house.

More than a year after the county cited Wills, he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge on April 1, 2002. He failed to appear at subsequent court hearings and a bench warrant was issued.

Last week, the Nassau County district attorney’s office said the warrant was active.

In both cases, law enforcement officials said, Wills could turn himself in and resolve his pending charges. They also point out none of the charges is a felony.

It’s also remarkable that the existence of the arrest warrants has never been discovered before, given that Wills used to work for the state Senate and was the subject of a recent glowing profile in The New York Times.

Yesterday, Wills declined to discuss details of the arrests, instead issuing a statement through his campaign spokeswoman, Lupe Todd.

“These misdemeanor cases stem from business disputes years ago and I am regretful that I did not properly address them when they occurred. This was truly an oversight as it was my belief that these matters had been finalized. Nevertheless this was poor judgment on my part in failing to follow up on the full disposition of these matters.”

Regarding the child support he owes, Todd said the civil warrant regarding the $27,000 refers to back payments Wills is contesting in court. She said Wills has been making regular payments starting with the date paternity was established.

Wills “pays the monthly requirement of approximately $346 plus an additional $350 which goes against the arrears which are currently in litigation,” she said.