The crowds pouring into the tennis center blocked their view of the warning signs, and the print on the back of their United States Open tickets was too small for their middle-aged eyes to decipher. So when a man approached them and offered to buy their extra tickets, they did not know that New York State law says that they have to be 1,500 feet away from the site. . .
As the man opened his wallet, they were approached by a plainclothes police officer and taken to a police processing station. Their spare tickets were confiscated and Junior Levine, a 50-year-old accountant from Kingston, Jamaica, was issued a summons to appear in Queens County Criminal Court on Nov. 9. . .Full Story