Ehud Halevy

Charges Dropped, Man Beaten By Cops In Crown Hts. Says He's Not Angry

10/24/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

While sitting in a cell on Riker's Island, facing charges that he assaulted a police officer, Ehud Halevy worried that he had unknowingly struck one of the cops who arrested him during a fracas at a Crown Heights youth center on Oct. 8.

"I was surprised there were so many charges," he said on Wednesday. '[The public defender] said I could get up to seven years."

Ehud Halevy with his lawyer, Norman Siegel.

Charges Dropped Against Homeless Man Beaten By Cops In Crown Hts.

10/23/2012

All charges have been dropped against a homeless man caught on tape being beaten by New York police Chabad youth center in Brooklyn.

Ehud Halevy, 21, was arrested Oct. 8 after the police beating on charges of assault, resisting arrest and trespassing. 
The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office announced Monday afternoon that it would drop the charges against Halevy.

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