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March 29, 2022, 10:48 AM

Gangbanger who got light sentence after crippling NYPD detective is busted after yet another car chase: sources

By JOHN ANNESE

Justin Murrell,15, is walked from the 67th Precinct in Brooklyn on Friday, June 16, 2017. (Kevin C Downs/for New York Daily News)

A gangbanger who got a light sentence for dragging and crippling an NYPD detective in 2017 has been busted for again leading cops on a chase in a stolen car, police sources said.

Justin Murrell, 20 — who was free on bail after a May 2021 car chase in Brooklyn — led Port Authority cops on yet another chase in a stolen vehicle at John F. Kennedy Airport on Feb. 16, the sources said.

Port Authority police found the stolen car a few days later, linked Murrell to it through surveillance video, and tied him to a string of car thefts at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports. They arrested him Monday as he walked out of a Brooklyn courthouse, sources said.

He’s already been released on his own recognizance, court records show, after he was charged with criminal possession of stolen property and other offenses.

The JFK car chase and the May 2021 case are strikingly similar to the fateful 2017 pursuit that forever changed Detective Dalsh Veve’s life, leaving him paralyzed and unable to speak.

NYPD Detective Dalsh Veve (Jesse Ward / for New York Daily/for New York Daily News)

“This attempted cop-killer represents everything that is wrong with our justice system right now,” Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said Tuesday. “We tried to warn the city what would happen when he was set free. Every moment he spends free is not only an insult to our hero brother and his family — it is a real danger for New Yorkers.”