Named in 8 known lawsuits, $100,250 total settlements.
Mapp, Kashawn vs Po Sorrentino, Joseph, et al.
Case # 528107/2019,
Supreme Court - Kings, February 20, 2020, ended September 4, 2020
White, David vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV06490,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, December 14, 2018, ended March 6, 2020
On or about September 7, 2017, at approximately 6:30pm, Officers Kevin Padilla (#16328), Gavier Almanzer (#9934), Patrick Casiano (#4363), Anthony Gecevice (#20437), Shemas Rehman (#2026), Rickey Deng (#15988), Daniel Olbrich, Sergeant Michael T. Nocerino (#491), John Doe, and Jane Doe arrested David White without cause and charged him with various crimes including loitering. The officers arrested Mr. White and tightly handcuffed him. Mr. White told the officers that the handcuffs were hurting him and pleaded with them to loosen the handcuffs. The officers then gave false testimony to the District Attorney, who prosecuted Mr. White. Every officer present at the time of the arrest knew that there was no evidenc...
Ford, Julien vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV03620,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, June 25, 2018, ended December 20, 2018
Two incidences: July 19, 2017 at 6:30pm: While Plaintiff was sitting on a bench with friends in front of 131 Belmont Avenue, Defendant Officers arrested him, took him to the 73rd precinct, and charged him with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana. DA declined to prosecute. September 7, 2017 at 6:30pm: Plaintiff was with friends around 362 Sutter Avenue, taken to PSA 7, and was charged with loitering and obstructing governmental administration in the second degree. Plaintiff was ACD'd
King, Kewan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV02997,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, May 24, 2018, ended January 18, 2019
Two incidents: (1) On 07/19/2017 at 6:30 PM in front of 131 Belmont Avenue. Plaintiff was sitting on a bench with friends when Defendant Officers approached them and arrested them without naming a reason. Defendant Officers arrested Plaintiff and charged him with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana. Prosecutors declined to prosecute. (2) On 09/14/2017 at 8:00 PM in front of 131 Belmont Avenue. Defendant Officers approached Plaintiff who walk talking with his girlfriend and brother, and arrested Plaintiff, took him to the 73rd precinct, and charged him with attempting to tamper with physical evidence and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Perez, Estrella vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 014965/2015,
Supreme Court - Kings, April 26, 2016, ended December 7, 2018
Green, Ellen, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV06048,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 24, 2014, ended June 29, 2017
Second Amended Complaint
Fernandez v. The City of New York
Case # 10CV00922,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2010
Defendant Officers stopped Plaintiff at the Marcy projects, where he was lawfully picking something up for his employer, Park Storage Inc., and illegally searched him and smacked him in the face. Officer Anderson made false allegations and Plaintiff was charged with a crime not named in the lawsuits.
Butler v. The City of New York, et al
Case # 10CV07974,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2010
Settled for undisclosed amount
Defendant Officers were pursuing Plaintiff for a petty offense while he was riding a scooter. Plaintiff stopped his scooter and fell to the ground when officers who proceeded to kick punch and strike plaintiff with batons, for no apparent reason and without legal necessity to use any force, to the point that Plaintiff's teeth were broken, he had a concussion and a fractured skull.