The man accused of attacking New York GOP gubernatorial nominee Rep. Lee Zeldin will be transferred from jail into an alcohol treatment program, per a court ruling.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian Payson on Wednesday agreed to allow David Jakubonis , a 43-year-old Army veteran, to enter a Department of Veterans Affairs treatment program before being sent to a halfway house, according to the Associated Press .
Attorneys for Jakubonis said their client was drunk when he rushed the stage and pulled Zeldin to the ground during a campaign event in July. After initially being released without bail , Jakubonis was re-arrested on a federal assault charge.
His attorneys said they expect him to be released Monday.
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