Preston 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
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
February 16, 2016
Incident time
5:00 AM
Stop Location
Bus/Subway Stop
Incident county
Precinct taken to


A passenger on a bus attacked Plaintiff as they were getting off the bus and Defendant Officer Crecca arrived at the scene. The passenger elected to file charges against Plaintiff who was arrested, brought to the 103rd Precinct, and charged with Third Degree Assault and Second Degree Harassment, which were later dismissed. Officers refused to allow Plaintiff to file charges against her attacker and she made a formal IAB complaint about it. Officers then harassed her regarding the IAB complaint.

Plaintiff Attorney

Joseph Michael Stancati 305 Broadway, 9th Floor New York, NY 10007 212-822-1456 Fax: 212-656-1363 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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