Patients at Espada’s Soundview Health Clinics told the Post that they wouldn’t mind seeing the network’s CEO behind bars. “He belongs in jail,” said 70-year-old Rosalind Rahamon. Espada and his son pleaded not guilty yesterday at a federal court in Brooklyn; we’ll have more on that in a bit.

A spokeswoman from the Health Department told WNYC that the agency supports Espada’s removal from his CEO position at Soundview.

Outgoing Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who first brought civil charges against Espada this spring, said of the senator’s indictment: