'We are deeply troubled that the matter went this far'.
The woman alleged that Lee assaulted her in the bathroom on the night of his 37th birthday, after meeting her at a now-closed nightclub in nearby Wainscott. Lee, who elected to be tried by a judge instead of a jury, said the encounter was consensual.
'This was a false accusation', Lee’s attorney Edward Burke Jr. told reporters after the verdict. 'We are deeply troubled that the matter went this far. The evidence was clear from day one and it took the judge less than 24 hours to dismiss all the charges'.
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