Balzano 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
August 26, 2015
Incident time
3:15 PM
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Incident county
Richmond (Staten Island)
Precinct taken to


Plaintiff was driving with a female passenger when he was pulled over by police officers. Officers ordered Plaintiff and passenger out of the vehicle while Officer Agostino searched the vehicle and the Plaintiff. Passenger possessed controlled substance which she voluntarily surrendered to police officers. Plaintiff was then arrested along with the passenger, handcuffed, and placed in a police van for hours before being transported to a precinct. At the precinct, during interrogation, Agostino grabbed plaintiff by the neck and slammed plaintiff's head against the wall twice.

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
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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