Glavin Demands Preservation of Evidence. Cuomo’s lead attorney has requested the Albany County Sheriff’s Office to preserve all materials in the groping case. Her appeal comes in the wake of the startling announcement that the former Governor will be charged with a misdemeanor this week. Long time spokesman Rick Azzopardi called the charges an abuse of power. They are seen as politically motivated by adversaries such as Letitia James who announced her own run for Governor. The charges arise out of an alleged groping incident at the Executive Mansion last year. Glavin Demands Preservation of Evidence. The legal maneuvering is underway as the Cuomo camp fights back !!