November 2, 2021

Viagra prescription in Reverend Al Sharpton’s name found by police in Sanford Rubenstein apartment

Reverend Al Sharpton has accused police of trying to embarrass him after he revealed he found his prescription for Viagra in the apartment of a lawyer friend who was recently cleared of rape charges.

Leading civil rights lawyer Sanford Rubenstein, 70, has been told he will not face criminal charges after a woman accused him of rape last year.

But rather than the case disappear from the media spotlight, it was disclosed that a prescription for Viagra – a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction – was found in Rubenstein’s apartment, made out in Sharpton’s name.

Reverend Al Sharpton (center) accused police of trying to embarrass him after he revealed he found his prescription for Viagra in the apartment of lawyer friend Sanford Rubenstein (second from left)

It has been disclosed that a prescription for Viagra was found at Rubenstein's home after he was cleared of the rape charges.

It has been disclosed that a prescription for Viagra was found at Rubenstein’s home after he was cleared of the rape charges.

The activist attacked the police, claiming they were trying to humiliate him.

He said “if the cop’s motive was to embarrass me, at 60 I’m not embarrassed,” according to the New York Daily News.

He added: “I’m not saying what I’m doing or not doing, I’m not going to invade my privacy for a cop. I have no knowledge of what was in (Rubenstein’s apartment But it’s not uncommon for men of all ages to use certain things.

A 42-year-old National Action Network executive claimed Rubenstein assaulted her in her New York penthouse after Sharpton’s 60th birthday party in October.

The woman said she was drugged with cookies mixed with marijuana before she was raped.

But the Manhattan district attorney’s office said Rubenstein’s case would not be sent to the Grand Jury after a three-month investigation due to a lack of convincing evidence.

The 70-year-old was supposed to represent Eric Garner’s family after he died in a police-strangled Staten Island in July. However, he withdrew from the case when the allegations surfaced.

Rubenstein told the New York Daily News he was “very happy” with the decision and excited to get back to work.

In a statement, he said: “I argued from the start that I had not broken the law. I am happy that the system worked and that I have now been fully authorized.

“I look forward to spending many more years practicing law and representing victims. “

In plain English: Sanford Rubenstein, one of the top civil rights lawyers, was told he would not face charges after a woman accused him of raping her in his New York apartment York last October

In plain English: Sanford Rubenstein, one of the top civil rights lawyers, was told he would not face charges after a woman accused him of raping her in his New York apartment York last October

Allegations: Rubenstein maintained that the meeting after Sharpton's 60th birthday was consensual.  He is pictured above with a former client, former Playboy playmate Stephanie Adams.

Allegations: Rubenstein maintained that the meeting after Sharpton’s 60th birthday was consensual. He is pictured above with a former client, former Playboy playmate Stephanie Adams.

Joan Vollero, spokesperson for the Manhattan District Attorney, released a statement on Monday saying, “Over the past three months, the District Attorney’s Sex Crimes Unit has conducted a thorough investigation into the incident on the 2nd October and was reported to authorities approximately 36 hours later.

“In accordance with standard procedure, prosecutors and investigators with decades of experience in such matters examined all aspects of the incident, including CCTV, physical evidence and medical records, and conducted numerous interviews with witnesses and experts.

“Video evidence in this case included pre and post-incident surveillance footage taken from the lobby and elevator of the suspect’s building, as well as earlier that evening at the Four Seasons restaurant.

“The investigation also included the collection and testing of several pieces of physical evidence, much of it under a search warrant executed in the suspect’s apartment, as well as electronic devices and telephone records.

“A review of the medical records was carried out by an independent medical expert. Experts from the National Institutes of Health and the FBI were also consulted. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner carried out toxicological and forensic testing, and further tests were carried out in a second independent laboratory.

Investigation: NYPD agents were seen removing

Investigation: NYPD agents were seen removing “biological evidence” from Rubenstein’s luxury penthouse in brown bags after the allegations surfaced last November. They included a mattress, bedding and a sex toy


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