Niurca Quinones

Badge #3310, Hispanic Female, 57
Started April 1991, active

Substantiated Allegations:
Discourtesy: Curse


Lawsuits:
$20,000   Gardner et al v. City of New York et al, 2007 EDNY EDNY 07CV05374
$10,000   Martin v. City of New York et al, 2008 EDNY EDNY 08CV02815
  Harris, Jaymes vs City of New York, et al., 2013 KCSC KCSC 008514/2013
  Williams v. Quinones et al, 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV05609
  Gattison v. City of New York et al, 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV05150
  Grant, Philip vs City of New York, et al., 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV03635
$1,500   Jackson, Daquan vs City of New York, et al., 2016 EDNY EDNY 15CV07135
  Thomas, Elwood vs City of New York, et al., 2016 EDNY EDNY 16CV00644
  Desouza v. City of New York et al, 2017 EDNY EDNY 17CV01323
  Desouza, Anwar vs City of New York, et al., 2017 KCSC KCSC 504838/2017
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Complaints

7 Allegations
1 Substantiated
4 Complaints
1 Substantiated (No Recommendations)
1 Complainant Unavailable
3 Complaint Withdrawn
2 Unsubstantiated

September 2001 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Question and/or stop
Complainant: Black Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn

December 1995 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Premise Searched
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Discourtesy: Nasty Words
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

June 1994 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Curse
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (No Recommendations)

November 1993 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Gun pointed
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable

September 2001 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 35 Complaint Withdrawn
Abuse Of Authority: Question and/or stop Black Male, 35 Complaint Withdrawn
Force: Physical force Black Male, 35 Complaint Withdrawn
December 1995 - Complaint Details
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Premise Searched Unsubstantiated
Discourtesy: Nasty Words Unsubstantiated
June 1994 - Complaint Details
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Curse Substantiated (No Recommendations)
November 1993 - Complaint Details
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Force: Gun pointed Complainant Unavailable

Conclusion Meanings:

'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unsubstantiated': The 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.


Lawsuits

Gardner et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 07CV05374, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
2007
$20,000 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Martin v. City of New York et al
Case # 08CV02815, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
2008
$10,000 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Harris, Jaymes vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 008514/2013, Supreme Court - Kings
May 9, 2013

Williams v. Quinones et al
Case # 15CV05609, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
2015
Pending
Complaint
Description: Defendants showed up at plaintiffs apartment to talk about his need to register as a sex offender in NY. Plaintiff was compliant and went to police station to talk about it with them and signed Miranda rights for the purpose of discussing sex offender registration not an about an investigation. Defendant questioned plaintiff for about 7 hours and plaintiff could not call lawyer because he compliantly gave his phone for security reasons.

Gattison v. City of New York et al
Case # 15CV05150, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
2015
Pending
Complaint, Amended Complaint
Description: Detective was investigating a sexual assault and failed to prepare DD5s on some of her investigative steps. Plaintiff was then taken into custody and arraigned on rape charges. At the Dunway/Wade/Huntley hearing the victim and Detective QuiÃ’ones offered contradictory testimony regarding the photographic identification procedures. Charges against Plaintiff were later dismissed.

Grant, Philip vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV03635, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
July 13, 2015
Complaint, Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant officers arrested plaintiff in an unmarked car and conducted a search of plaintiff's home. The plaintiff was transported to the precinct. Plaintiff was charged with the sexual assault of Jane Doe. The case was dismissed due to lack of evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.

Jackson, Daquan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV07135, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
January 11, 2016, ended February 24, 2017
$1,500 Settlement
Complaint, Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant officers went to Plaintiff's home, demanded to be let in, and took Plaintiff into custody to be interrogated about a rape that happened the previous month. Plaintiff made a written statement coerced by Defendant Officer Quinones. Plaintiff was charged with rape which he was exonerated of by DNA evidence five days after the arrest. Related article: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/attorney-brooklyn-rape-suspect-victim-delusional-article-1.1953214

Thomas, Elwood vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV00644, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
May 6, 2016, ended December 6, 2018
Zero Disposition

Desouza v. City of New York et al
Case # 17CV01323, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
2017
Pending
Complaint
Description: On July 14, 2013 the plaintiff had a young woman spending the night when she was thrown off the roof and sustained injuries. Three days later on July 17, 2013 the plaintiff was in his apartment when a SWAT team entered, threw him on the floor, and handcuffed the plaintiff. They then violently searched the plaintiff's apartment. The plaintiff was taken to the NYPD Special Victims Unit and interrogated. He was denied the counsel of an attorney and was not allowed to make a phone call. The victim identified the plaintiff in a lineup and so he was charged with Predatory Sexual Assault, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the First Degree, Rape in the First Degree, Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, Rape in the Third Degree, Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree, Assault in the Third Degree, Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree, Sexual Misconduct, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Sexual Abuse in the third Degree. The plaintiff was taken to Rikers and was denied Islamic services and halaal meals even though he is Muslim. On January 13, 2016, the charges were finally dismissed (3 years later).

Desouza, Anwar vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 504838/2017, Supreme Court - Kings
March 17, 2017