In 1981, Jack Henry Abbott, a con with a history of burglaries and a murder while incarcerated walked out of prison a free man thanks to the efforts of the author Norman Mailer. Upon release, Abbott murdered Richard Adan who was working as a waiter at a restaurant over Abbott's request to use the washroom.In 1998, Gary Goldstein, a habitual abuser of narcotics and alcohol, held up a string of dry cleaning establishments in Manhattan. Under the influence he used a toy gun and in this inebriated presence of mind, confessed to the cops who promised him leniency if he cooperated without the presence of a lawyer.
Unfortunately, Goldstein wasn't seen as meshuganah high on pills and alcohol, but rather as a danger to society and was sentenced to 7 years in prison.
Gary born in 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, obtained a BA in Journalism from Long Island University in 1983. He's a selected member of Sigma Delta Chi and Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.
Before Gary's co