Motorcycle melee

Wojciech Braszczok (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Undercover Detective Gets 2 Years In 2013 Motorcycle Melee Case

Wojciech Braszczok had faced up to seven years in prison after being acquitted of the most serious charges but convicted of lesser crimes.

08/05/2015

Wojciech Braszckok (CBS2)

Undercover NYPD Detective Guilty Of Lesser Charges In 2013 Motorcycle Melee Case

Detective Wojciech Braszczok and his co-defendant, Robert Sims, said they believed the SUV driver had just struck a biker and fled during the September 2013 rally on the West Side Highway.

06/09/2015

NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok testifies in his own defense on June 2, 2015.   (Credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Cop Testifies In Biker Road Rage Trial He Thought SUV Driver Was Aggressor

The prosecutor asked Wojciech Braszczok about initially telling his NYPD handler he didn’t see the September 2013 attack.

06/04/2015

NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok testifies in his own defense on June 2, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Undercover NYPD Detective On Trial In Biker Melee Case Takes The Stand

An off-duty undercover New York City police detective accused of taking part in a gang assault on an SUV driver says he didn’t intervene because he feared for his safety.

06/02/2015

Two men attack a Range Rover in Washington Heights. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Handler: Undercover Cop Initially Claimed He Didn’t Witness Bikers Attack SUV Driver

The handler is undercover himself and was referred to in court as “Undercover 7047.”

05/28/2015

Bikers swarm a Range Rover in Washington Heights.

Witness Testifies In Motorcycle Melee Trial: ‘They Had No Compassion’

Annalisa Vega testified in the gang assault trial of undercover Detective Wojciech Braszczok and co-defendant Robert Sims.

05/26/2015

Video allegedly shows NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok smashing the back windshield and kicking a sport-utility vehicle belonging to Alexian Lien in a 2013 melee. (Credit: CBS2)

Good Samaritan Testifies About Biker Attack On SUV Driver

Sergio Consuegra described the crazy scene in Washington Heights in September 2013 — the roar of motorcycles, the screaming of people.

05/21/2015

Biker Christopher Cruz appears in court on Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Biker Accused Of Sparking Motorcycle Melee Pleads Guilty

A motorcyclist accused of touching off a bloody, caught-on-video confrontation between bikers and an SUV driver on the West Side Highway has pleaded guilty to assault and rioting.

01/29/2015

Courtroom sketch of bikers Wojciech Braszczok and James Kuehne, charged in the Sept. West Side Highway motorcycle melee. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

DA: Charges Stand Against Officer Accused In Motorcycle Melee

The Manhattan district attorney’s office had said in December that the SUV driver’s facial injuries were healing and might not warrant the first-degree assault and gang assault charges against Detective Wojciech Braszczok and nine other bikers. The charges require permanent disfigurement.

02/27/2014

Courtroom sketch of bikers Wojciech Braszczok and James Kuehne, charged in the Sept. West Side Highway motorcycle melee. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Undercover NYPD Detective Pleads Not Guilty To Gang Assault Charge In Motorcycle Melee

Wojciech Braszczok appeared in Manhattan state Supreme Court Wednesday. He and 10 other bikers were charged with gang assault in the Sept. 29 West Side Highway incident.

11/20/2013

Jason Brown (Ken Murray/New York Daily News)

9th Suspect Charged In Manhattan Motorcycle-SUV Melee

Police have charged 40-year-old Jason Brown of Brooklyn with felony assault and gang assault.

10/23/2013

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights on Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Road Rage Case Breakdown: Who’s Who In Manhattan Motorcycle Melee

A YouTube video of a disturbing confrontation between an SUV driver and group of motorcyclists on the West Side Highway has captivated the country — and left law enforcement officials in New York City busy. There are a lot of players and suspects involved in the case — here is a breakdown of those involved.

10/23/2013

Officer Matt Rodriguez (CBS News)

2nd NYPD Undercover Officer Comes Forward In Biker Road-Rage Case

Weeks after video of a road rage attack in Manhattan by a bunch of bikers on the driver of an SUV went viral, a second undercover police officer has come forward.

10/16/2013

Republican mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Day After Debate, Lhota Unleashes Attack Ad Targeting de Blasio’s Response To Motorcycle Melee

The spot is called “Can’t Go Back.” After running footage of the motorcycle melee, it segues to images from the 1970s and ’80s, depicting an overturned police car, a man holding a gun, and corpses on the ground.

10/16/2013

Alexian Lien

SUV Driver Seen For First Time Since Biker Melee

Alexian Lien, the sport-utility vehicle driver who was attacked and beaten in a clash with bikers last month, was seen before cameras for the first time since the attack in recent days.

10/13/2013

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