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Manhattan DA Drops Charges Against Guard Arrested After Tussle with Adams Advisor Tim Pearson

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office dropped obstruction and harassment charges against a guard at a migrant shelter arrested following a scuffle allegedly set off by Tim Pearson, a top advisor to Mayor Eric Adams.  In Manhattan Criminal court Friday afternoon, an assistant district attorney said that after interviewing a dozen witnesses and reviewing body-worn camera […]

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What We Know About Tim Pearson, the Eric Adams Operative Under Investigation for Shelter Melee

He’s got no public schedule to speak of. He’s rarely seen in public with Eric Adams, but has the mayor’s ear across a variety of subjects. He works for a quasi-city agency, the Economic Development Corporation, but runs point for City Hall on security in migrant shelters and makes top-level decisions about the New York […]

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Adams Operative Had Altercation at Randall’s Island Shelter Hours Before Fighting Guards at Touro

Hours before a top operative for Mayor Eric Adams got into a physical altercation with migrant shelter guards in Midtown Tuesday while attempting to enter without showing identification, he pulled a similar maneuver at the Randall’s Island shelter, according to an internal report obtained by THE CITY. The operative, retired NYPD officer Tim Pearson, was […]