No. S 88 Cr. 954 (CBM).

747 F.Supp. 915 (1989)

UNITED STATES of America v. Federico GIOVANELLI, a/k/a "Fritzy," Steven Maltese and Carmine Gualtiere, a/k/a "Buddy," Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

July 30, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Benito Romano, U.S. Atty., S.D.N.Y. by Adam S. Hoffinger, J. Gilmore Childers, Asst. U.S. Attys., New York City, for U.S.

Lawrence Hochheiser, Hochheiser & Aronson by Vivian Shevitz, Georgia J. Hinde, New York City, for defendant Federico Giovanelli.

Ira S. Cooper, Zerin & Cooper by Ira S. Cooper, Neil Rothfeld, New York City, for defendant Steven Maltese.

Robert M. Baum, The Legal Aid Soc., Federal Defenders Services Unit by Roland Thau, Robert E. Precht, New York City, for defendant Carmine Gualtiere.


MOTLEY, District Judge.

On July 11, 1989, New York City Police Detective Gaetano Bruno was called as a defense witness in this case by all three defendants. While on the witness stand, Bruno was asked about a description that was given to the police by Frank Simone, an eyewitness to the murder of deceased Detective Anthony Venditti and the attempted murder of Detective Kathleen Burke. Bruno was questioned by defense counsel for defendant Maltese...

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