'Exonerated': or 'Within NYPD Guidelines' - The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
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Named in 2 known lawsuits, $83,000 total settlements.
Singh, Ryan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 20CV02581,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, June 11, 2020, ended March 17, 2021
On June 16, 2017, plaintiff Mr. Ryan Singh blew a tire on his way home from work. Shortly after, Officers Bistany and Minutolo pulled up behind Mr. Singh's car. The officers told Mr. Singh to get off his phone and asked him how much he had been drinking. Mr. Singh repeated denied having anything to drink Officer Bistany asked Mr. Singh to take a breathalyzer. Mr. Singh complied and the test gave no evidence of any alcohol consumption. Officer Bistany contacted Officers Mantas and Petrucci, who both arrived on the scene. Once on the scene, Officer Mantas aggressively questioned Mr. Singh then handcuffed him and transported him to the 112th precinct. There was no dashboard camera activated at any point.
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Collins, Alethia, et Ano vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV01648,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 13, 2014, ended December 8, 2014