Named in 10 known lawsuits, $231,500 total settlements.
Desouza, Anwar vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 504838/2017,
Supreme Court - Kings, March 17, 2017
Desouza v. City of New York et al
Case # 17CV01323,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2017
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 Deg...
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
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
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
Gattison, Michael vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV05150,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 17, 2015, ended July 19, 2016
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 QuiÒones 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
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.
Williams v. Quinones et al
Case # 15CV05609,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
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.
Harris, Jaymes vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 008514/2013,
Supreme Court - Kings, May 9, 2013
Martin v. City of New York et al
Case # 08CV02815,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2008
Gardner et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 07CV05374,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2007