A man who admitted in Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday to lying at his drunken driving trial said that his defense attorney told him to fabricate facts in order to beat the charges.

While pleading guilty to felony first-degree perjury and misdemeanor fifth-degree conspiracy charges (See Indictment), Leonel Polanco-Colon called out his former lawyer, Ronald J. Meltzer of Manhattan, for telling him “that the cops were going to lie and the only way to win was for me to lie as well.”

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