Hiram Monserrate Facing Assault Trial

07.31.09 Will Sherman

hiram_monserrateState Senator Hiram Monserrate faces a September trial after losing his bid to dismiss charges that he slashed his girlfriend, Karla Giraldo, with a broken glass. The judge also rejected the disgraced politician’s attempt to suppress his girlfriend’s initial claim that he attacked her, as well as surveillance footage showing Monserrate dragging her screaming from the building. |NYDN|