No bail for goons in ex-cop rob

New York Daily News - - NEWS - BY WES­LEY PAR­NELL AND THOMAS TRACY

A re­tired NYPD cop who was the vic­tim of a sick home in­va­sion suf­fered chest pains Thurs­day, af­ter the two of the creeps who raided his house were ar­raigned for the crime.

The ex-lieu­tenant, 72, was hos­pi­tal­ized a day af­ter Lance Jyrki­nen and Shir­nel Sobers were re­manded by a Brook­lyn Crim­i­nal Court judge on at­tempted mur­der and other charges, au­thor­i­ties said.

Jyrki­nen, 20, Sobers, 25, and an­other man al­legedly barged into the former law­man’s home in Ma­rine Park at 5:30 a.m. Mon­day, pis­tol whipped and slashed him, and sex­u­ally as­saulted his 71-yearold wife, pros­e­cu­tors al­leged.

The se­nior needed 40 stitches on his head, ac­cord­ing to au­thor­i­ties.

Sobers and Jyrki­nen were nabbed in the vic­tim’s Honda Civic on their way into the Brook­lyn Bat­tery Tun­nel late Mon­day night, cops said.

The lieu­tenant’s gun dis­ap­peared dur­ing the may­hem, and cops were look­ing into whether the rob­bers swiped

it.

Sobers’ aunt, June Davis, watched the Wed­nes­day ar­raign­ment from the gallery.

“That is not my child,” Davis said about the di­sheveled, dread­lock-sport­ing Sobers.

Po­lice sources said in­ves­ti­ga­tors are look­ing at the pos­si­bil­ity the in­va­sion is linked to debts amassed by one of the cou­ple’s chil­dren.

The lieu­tenant’s son was ar­rested twice last month for drug pos­ses­sion and crim­i­nal tres­pass in Man­hat­tan. About six years ago, his mother called po­lice af­ter he re­peat­edly showed up at the cou­ple’s home, bang­ing on their door.

He is be­ing treated as a wit­ness to the crime, sources said.

Cops said the third sus­pect was seen in Union Square area Park shortly be­fore the at­tack.

Lance Jyrki­nen

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