Complaint #202301904, January 2023

Incident: January 31, 2023
Received: March 6, 2023
Closed: May 9, 2024


Reason for contact: PD suspected C/V of violation/crime - street
Location: Street/highway
In NYPD 40th Precinct Bronx
Outcome: Arrest - other violation/crime

Witness Officers: Eduard Lucero, Stephen Oswald
Officer: Celestin, Ernst
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Officer: Celestin, Ernst
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Tineo, Bismal
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Tineo, Bismal
Complainant: Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Celestin, Ernst
Complainant: Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Javorovac, Sinaka
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Tineo, Bismal
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Officer: Celestin, Ernst
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Unable to Determine
Officer: Unknown Officer
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording
CCRB Conclusion: Officer(s) Unidentified
Officer: Tineo, Bismal
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
CCRB Conclusion: Unable to Determine
Officer: Celestin, Ernst
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer Complainant Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Celestin, Ernst Black Male, 25-29 Force: Physical force Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Celestin, Ernst Black Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Stop Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Tineo, Bismal Black Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Stop Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Tineo, Bismal Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Celestin, Ernst Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Javorovac, Sinaka Black Male, 25-29 Discourtesy: Word Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Tineo, Bismal Black Male, 25-29 Force: Physical force Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Celestin, Ernst Black Male, 25-29 Force: Physical force Unable to Determine
Unknown Officer Black Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording Officer(s) Unidentified
Tineo, Bismal Black Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Frisk Unable to Determine
Celestin, Ernst Black Male, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Frisk Substantiated (Command Discipline A)

Penalties

Tineo, Bismal
Pending
APU - Decision Pending

Celestin, Ernst
Pending
APU - Decision Pending


Conclusion Meanings:

'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unable to Determine': CCRB has fully investigated but could not affirmatively conclude both that the conduct occurred and that it broke the rules.

Further details on conclusion definitions.