Cop in NYC Biker Case Won’t Testify at Grand Jury

 (AP Photo/New York Police Department)

(AP Photo/New York Police Department)

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for an undercover police detective arrested in a New York City motorcyclist-SUV melee says the officer no longer plans to testify before a grand jury.

Attorney John Arlia initially indicated that Detective Wojciech Braszczok wanted to speak to the Manhattan grand jury that’s considering indicting him. But Arlia said Monday he’s advised Braszczok not to do so “because the evidence speaks for him.”

Arlia says he’s confident videos and other evidence will show Braszczok never came close to assaulting an SUV driver who was beaten by several other bikers.

Prosecutors say Braszczok still actively participated in the attack by shattering the SUV’s back window.

Braszczok is one of several motorcyclists arrested on gang assault charges. The SUV driver isn’t charged with any crime.

  • tiredofthemedia

    Oh yea that’s right he didn’t come close to the driver. He only smashed out the back window. Good little cop. Just like about 75% of them

  • crime

    Tough guy just smashed out the window where a child was sitting…Lock and load…take a tactical shooting course and alot of this wanna be thug stuff would not happen…head shots equal no court cases or state funded medical bills.

  • HonestABElincoln

    Right you are Mr Elvira.

  • doggone

    Yeah, but don’t forget this happened in New York where the Mayor only wants criminals and cos armed. what’s the matter with you. You think this was a ” stand your ground ” state?

  • doggone

    At least his helmet came in handy for something.