Former inmate at NYC's largest jail says correction officers allowed a gang leader to take control

Correction officers at Rikers Island jail in New York City allowed a gang leader inmate to take control of a unit, a former detainee alleged. The gang leader reportedly kept designer sneakers like Jordans and Yeezys in his cell and multiple bins of food.

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