Browning v. City of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
June 18, 2014
Incident time
Before midnight
Stop Location
Incident county
Precinct taken to


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.

Plaintiff Attorney

David Bruce Rankin Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP 99 Park Ave 26th Floor New York, NY 10016 212-490-0400 Fax: 212-277-5880 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Type

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