The two former NYPD detectives accused of being hitmen for the mafia were released yesterday on bail. Louis Eppolito and Steven Caracappa were released on $5 million bail each after months on jail; a Federal Court judge granted bail, saying the prosecution's case was "weak." The two man have repeatedly expressed their innocence. Eppolito showed off his house arrest ankle bracelet, making Gothamist wonder if mandals are standard 57 year-old man foot wear. He also told reporters, "I want Chinese food. I want pizza. I want a dish of macaroni. I want some salad. I want some broccoli." Ah, the diet of the accused!
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