Browning v. City of New York et al
Plaintiff was standing outside a store when he was approached by defendant P.O. Batista who questioned if the plaintiff was carrying alcohol in his bag to which the plaintiff responded no. Plaintiff did not consent to his bag being searched, but it was anyway. P.O. Batista arrested the plaintiff without cause and transferred him to the 41st precinct. Plaintiff was charged with assault in the second degree, assault in the third degree, resisting arrest, and harassment in the second degree. An adjournment in contemplation of dismissal was accepted by the plaintiff before charges were dismissed.
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