Stewart v. City of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
March 31, 2015
Incident time
9:00 AM
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Incident county
Richmond (Staten Island)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant Officers pulled over Plaintiff, who was 30 weeks pregnant. The defendants asked for her license and registration and while she looked in her glove box the defendants rushed her asking "what the fuck is taking so long". The plaintiff said she was going to record the officers if they continued speaking to her in such a manner. Castellano then told the plaintiff she was under arrest and forcefully grabbed her from her vehicle. Castellano threw her to the ground on her pregnant stomach, handcuffed the plaintiff, transported her to the 121st Precinct and then a hospital. She was then brought to the 120th Precinct, charged with OGA and Resisting Arrest, and Dis con, which were ACD'ed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Brett H. Klein Brett H. Klein, Esq. PLLC 305 Broadway, Suite 600 New York, NY 10007 212-335-0132 Fax: 212-335-0571 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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