Cuomo’s clemency pick, David Gilbert from Brink’s armored truck robbery, sparks outrage

On his final day in office, Governor Andrew Cuomo granted clemency to one of the gang members behind the infamous Brink’s armored truck robbery in 1981.

And that choice is sparking outrage in some circles.

David Gilbert was the getaway driver in the politically motivated ambush at the Nanuet Mall in Rockland County that left two officers and one guard dead.

He is currently serving 75 years to life, and is among the last surviving people still imprisoned in the $1.6 million robbery that is often seen as a last gasp of ’60s radicalism.

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