MANHATTAN CRIMINAL COURT — A TriBeCa woman charged with stalking and trying to extort $15,000 from Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has been indicted for the alleged campaign of harassment, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The woman, Louise Neathway, says she had a romantic relationship with the married Bombers executive, whose wife reportedly filed for divorce after news of the alleged extortion scandal broke.
Neathway, 36, who also goes by the surname Meanwell, appeared in court briefly on Wednesday wearing a gray pantsuit and handcuffs to learn that a grand jury voted to indict her in the Cashman case as well as a previous open case in which she allegedly stalked and harassed an East Village man she used to date.
"The people are filing a certificate of affirmative grand jury action," prosecutor Eric Iverson told Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Neil Ross.
Court sources said Cashman and his attorney were seen at the 100 Centre Street courthouse on Wednesday for the second time since Neathway's grand jury presentation began.
Neathway was arrested in early February on multiple counts of stalking, harassment and grand larceny.
She has a history of stalking and harassment arrests pertaining to ex-lovers in various states and has been held at Rikers Island, unable to post $200,000 bail.