Daniel Kloberdanz Claims Maricopa Deputy Joseph Pellino Beat Him Severely During Arrest Because He's a Lawyer; Seeks $12M in Lawsuit
Real estate lawyer Daniel Kloberdanz isn't a criminal defense expert, but figured he could help an employee who'd called him as she was being investigated for a DUI.
Image: www.arrestfiles.org Daniel Kloberdanz's mug shot from his June 15, 2012, arrest on suspicion of hindering an investigation. He claims in a lawsuit that he was beaten severely by a deputy during the arrest.
Not long after arriving at the accident scene at Lone Mountain Road and 60th Street in Cave Creek last year, Kloberdanz claims, the lawyer found himself being pummeled by a deputy and accused of a crime that could cost him his career.
Kloberdanz lays out his story in a lawsuit filed on June 12 in Maricopa County Superior Court, which was preceded by a December 2012 claim letter against the county offering to settle the matter for a cool $12,125,000.More »