Police custody death tests NYPD's 'Broken Windows' crackdown on petty offenses

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: July 23, 2014 - 8:49 AM

NEW YORK — Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street.

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