What part of the game is THIS?!?!
The deranged perv who allegedly flashed a phony badge to glide past security at a New York City jail is facing a new rap for groping and strip-searching an inmate in the same visit, the Daily News has learned.
Brazen jail-obsessed fiend Matthew Matagrano was already facing charges for using a gold shield to get into the Manhattan Detention Center on Feb. 27, spending 7 1/2 hours in the lockup schmoozing with inmates and doling out cigarettes.
But now investigators say he also attacked an inmate on the same joyride — pinning him against a pillar, grabbing his testicles and threatening him, according to a new criminal complaint.
“Don’t f— with me. I will hurt you,” Matagrano, 37, told the victim, court records said.
The 5-foot-8, 340-pound nut ordered his victim into a cell and forced the man to strip and be searched, the complaint says.
The inmate later filed a complaint, leading to the additional charge of burglary as a sexually motivated felony against Matagrano on July 8.
He was previously indicted for burglary, possession of a forged instrument, criminal impersonation and promoting prison contraband stemming from the same stunt at the lower Manhattan jail, also known as the Tombs.
What type of “law enforcement” does this jail employ if any creep off the street can just saunter up in the jawn and start grabbing sacks??
A gold badge from a group called Civil Advocates of New York was found on Matagrano when he was arrested. It is unclear if Civil Advocates of New York is a legitimate group.
The group’s online mission statement says it “strives to be the secure and trusted safe place that our clients can turn to for personalized Advocacy/Training services when are (sic) clients are in their greatest need of a friend.”
After he was caught, Matagrano admitted he sneaked into jails — and only had nice things to say about correction workers.
“They give me food. They made me feel important,” he said.
Matagrano is a sex offender who sodomized a teenage boy in 1996 and has done stints in state prison for that and other felonies, records show.
The Department of Correction did not respond to a request for comment. Matagrano is being held without bail.
We’re sure the inmates won’t be too upset if the correctional officers just happen to lose the keys to homie’s cell.
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