N.Y. cops under fire for talking about suspect's priors

By Lou Michel and Susan Schulman
Buffalo News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo police brass are taking disciplinary action against a homicide detective who talked with The Buffalo News in April about previous crimes committed by a teenager accused of brutally assaulting a Williamsville South High School classmate.

Detective Mark J. Lauber was among several police officers and firefighters -- among them Buffalo Fire Commissioner Michael S. Lombardo-- who talked with The News about Curtis Byers' involvement with an August 2007 armed robbery in Buffalo, as well as a June 2007 arson that almost cost a Buffalo firefighter his life.

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