March 3, 2016

Piazza ’16 Pled Not Guilty to Drug Sale Charge, Released on Bail, Attorney Says

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Wyatt Piazza ’16 pled not guilty to selling prescription drugs in Collegetown on Monday, according to Prof. Luke Fenchel, legal studies, Ithaca College, Piazza’s attorney.

Piazza appeared before Judge John Rowley at the Tompkins County Court, where he entered his plea. Piazza was then released on a $3,500 bail, according to the attorney.

The Cornell University Police Department and Ithaca police arrested Piazza Monday, charging him with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree — a Class C felony, according to a CUPD press release.

Piazza is a senior in the School of Hotel Administration and the student executive chef at the Statler Hotel.