'Exonerated': or 'Within NYPD Guidelines' - the alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'Unsubstantiated': or '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.
Named in 2 known lawsuits, $20,000 total settlements.
Conyers, Christen vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 159105/2020,
Supreme Court - New York, November 17, 2020, ended February 1, 2022
On March 27, 2018, at 7:00 PM at 2527 Broadway, Manhattan, Defendant Officer Ramon Gutierrez placed Plaintiff Christen Conyers under arrest without probable cause, based in part on Defendant Detective Moultry's manipulation of the alleged victim, Elijah Palmgren. Detective Moultry illegally falsified his DD5 NYPD report when he recorded that he heard the complainant's 911 recording say they were stabbed by an unknown perpetrator inside of apartment 2F, where one of the criminal defendants, Dana Ashmore, lived. In fact, the 911 recording had no mention of Apartment 2F and no probable cause to link Plaintiff to the crime. The victim Elijah Palmgren stated only one person was involved in the attack, suggesting it ...
Lawrence v. The City of New York et al
Case # 12CV04273,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
As Plaintiff was reparking his car in front of a local movie theater, Defendant Officers stopped Plaintiff in his vehicle and claimed that vehicle's windows were too dark. Defendant Officer Moultry said he was going to write a ticket for the windows, yet after 15 minutes of Defendant Officers and Plaintiff sitting in their respective cars, Defendant Officer Moultry claimed Plaintiff was under arrest and other Defendant Officers arrested Plaintiff. Plaintiff was transported to the 20th Precinct and later charged with 190.25 criminal impersonations in the second degree. After approximately six court dates, Plaintiffs case was dismissed and sealed.