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Sheepshead Mom Busted For Passing Cash, Drugs To Imprisoned Son

Linsalato (NYPD Handout)
Linsalato (Police handout)

It’s probably time to quit being a doting mom when your little boy is in prison. Or, at least, don’t bring him illegal substances while he’s there.

That’s what Sheepshead Bay resident Yelena Linsalato is accused of. According to authorities, Linsalato has been charged with a felony and a misdemeanor after she attempted to smuggle drugs and money to her son at the Fishkill Correctional Facility.

The New York Post reports:

Yelena Linsalato, 43, of Avenue Z in Sheepshead Bay was visiting her son Alexander Krasnikov, 23, at the Fishkill Correctional Facility about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when a corrections officer spotted her passing cash and a “controlled substance” to the inmate, Inspector Benjamin Walsh told The Post Monday.

She was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony, and possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

“It was accident,” Linsalato insisted when reached by phone at her home. “I don’t want to talk to you.”

The substance is being tested to verify that it is a narcotic, and authorities will not identify it to the public until the results are returned.

Krasnikov is serving six years for first-degree robbery and burglary charges. Linsalato is due in court today.

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  1. I said it before here and ill say it again,if its stupid,illegal discounting, and plays the system in any way..the creampie commies will do it..85% of the white people who are in rykers are Russians..surprised? the Russians..who the hell asked for them? and as usual..she looks 15 years older the fat bloated toad..lots of votka and fast food I bet..

  2. Fucking jerkoffs its not alexander krasnikov… Get your fucking facts straight before trying to put peoples name out there. Retards..

  3. I am sure her neighbors at east 12th and Z are thrilled to have such a world class mother and boy scout son. TRASH.

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