MICHAEL R. SISAK
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's bail was increased from $1 million to $5 million on Wednesday over allegations he violated bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor.
But Judge James Burke rejected prosecution calls to put the disgraced movie mogul in jail over the alleged violation.
Weinstein, 67, arrived at court in the morning using a walker, and his lawyer said he will be undergoing back surgery on Thursday. In his last court appearance, he hobbled into court and looked more pained than usual.
On Wednesday, Burke warned that he would revoke his bail and issue a warrant for his arrest if other issues crop up.
"If you have any further medical issues, the court will not be terribly understanding," Burke said.
Weinstein was ca