Castillo v. The 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
Hispanic or Latino
Incident date
August 14, 2014
Incident time
4:30 PM
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to


The plaintiff was confronted by the defendants, Detective DiForte and Detective Leonard at her apartment door on the incident date and time. They ordered her to come to the 68th precinct where they would explain everything. The plaintiff complied. At the precinct, the defendants conducted an interrogation where the plaintiff was read every Miranda warning and order to initial each question and sign the form. Then, the plaintiff was interrogated about the alleged theft at Det. Ayala's (the plaintiff's former employer) home. After the interrogation, the plaintiff was charged criminally with grand larceny because she did not cooperate to the defendant's standards. The plaintiff was never brought before a judge to be arraigned. The DA declined to prosecute and dropped all criminal charges. Sergeant Hain was the supervisor of Detective DiForte and Detective Leonard at the time.

Plaintiff Attorney

Lauriano Guzman , Jr. Law Office of Lauriano Guzman, Jr. P.C. 2565 Frisby Avenue Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 892-8200 Fax: (718) 892-8203 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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