Car released due to failure to provide notice of right to hearing.
ALJ Kevin Casey ordered a vehicle released from seizure by the Police Department, which sought to retain it as the alleged instrumentality of a crime. ALJ Casey found that the Department had failed to properly inform the owner of her right to a hearing when they seized the car, in violation of the federal court order in Krimstock v. Kelly.
Police Dep't v. Castro (in PDF), OATH Index No. 2719/10, mem. dec. (July 13, 2010).