'Sopranos' Actor Released From Prison

Lillo Brancato Jr. was convicted of a botched robbery in which an off-duty police officer was killed.
3:00 | 01/02/14

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Part -- smiles during the homecoming this afternoon. Three and a half hours after his release from an upstate prison this morning former actor -- -- -- cattle arriving Yonkers a free man. Very big day. -- thank you wolf common. Just wants to know my family. -- -- is best known for his role as Robert De -- son in a Bronx tale. He also appear in the mob series The Sopranos. But it -- in real life that he ran afoul of the law in 2005 -- I don't friend Stephen. Off duty police officer Daniel and shall take you live next door intervened and was killed in a shoot out. Are -- -- the -- man was sentenced to life but Brian Scotto is acquitted of the officer's murder and convicted only of attempted burglary. Today's release coming as a blow to -- -- taking his sister. He indicated that he -- out. To me he got -- -- its -- free. -- a slap in the face for for my family. For the police department. As part of his parole agreement -- -- will be under curfew and subject to drug and alcohol testing the police union vows to make sure conditions are followed to the letter. Quote the entire law enforcement community will be watching and the minute he steps out of line will be -- that he is returned to prison to finish out the rest of his sentence. Whatever the terms in Yonkers front -- release is cause for celebration. Today that -- only one thing that they can't think. -- -- -- is now 37 years old and he will be on parole for the next five years in Yonkers market so was channel seven Eyewitness News.

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