Judge: No choice but to release fatal Onondaga Lake Parkway hit-and-run driver under new law

Syracuse, NY — An Onondaga County Court Judge said Thursday he had no choice under the state’s new bail reform law but to release from jail a driver accused of an Onondaga Lake Parkway fatal hit-and-run who authorities say tried to hide his tracks. Michael Ziemba, 49, is eligible for release on his own recognizance under the bail reform law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020, Judge Thomas J. Miller said. “Whether I agree with it or not,” the judge ruled, Ziemba is required to be released from jail on Jan. 1. Read Full Article