Judge sends Bronx landlord to jail

James Caban, owner of a twelve unit apartment building in the Bronx has been sentenced to thirty days in jail for ignoring the city's request to make necessary repairs to the building. There are currently 308 open violations against the property and Judge Jerald Klein has issued an arrest warrant.

The city of New York has spent $115,000 in emergency repairs, including removing lead and fixing water leaks.

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POSTED October 10 2013 2:48 PM

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