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Hearing her son’s voice, Sante shouted back, “Don’t worry, we’ll clear this up. This is just a misunderstanding. ” Once inside the Criminal Court Building at 100 Centre Street, three blocks north of Foley Square, Sante was taken to the Central Booking section in the basement and placed in a huge cinder-block cell with half a dozen women waiting to appear before a judge. One of her cellmates was Renee Andrews, a prisoner awaiting arraignment on a minor drug charge. Andrews gave Sante the once-over and asked, “Why you here?
The agents and Patterson were suspicious—they doubted Sante was really having car trouble—but they could do little else but wait. Nevertheless, over the next three hours, Patterson tried a couple more times to reach Sante on her cell phone. Now the phone simply rang without being answered, which probably meant that it had been shut off. , when Patterson tried calling once again, Kenny answered and put his mother on the line. ” Patterson reported this short conversation to the agents, and a few minutes later, Detective Michael Ryan called Sante’s cell phone number to confirm that Patterson was being truthful.
Bail was to be set at $20,000 once they were apprehended. ” Kenny said offhandedly, as the detective finished reading the charges. “I’m probably the only person who’s had so many agents pick up someone on this kind of charge. Sorry to waste your time,” he said patronizingly. “This is all just a misunderstanding. We can clear this whole situation up. Can I post a bond or bail and just get out of here? Can the judge just tell me how much is it? We have the money,” Kenny said. “That’s up to the judge.