'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.
'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 4 known lawsuits, $125,000 total settlements.
Cruz v. The City of New York
Case # 17CV05098,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2017
NYPD officers approached Plaintiff's car and alleged to have smelled and found marijuana. Defendant Officers searched and damaged the car, arrested plaintiff , and charged him with violation of PL 120- 14 Menacing in the Second Degree, Pl 195.05 Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree, PL 265.01- 2 Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree, PL 221.10-1 Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the 5th Degree and PL 240-20-1 Disorderly Conduct. Charges were ACD.
Tucker v. The City of New York et al
Case # 16CV01405,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2016
Plaintiff was at the barber shop where he works when Defendant plainclothes officers raided it, handcuffed Plaintiff, kicked him, and took him to a local precinct and then central booking where he was held for awhile until being unconditionally released without seeing a judge.
Tucker v. City of New York et al.
Case # 15CV04369,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
Defendant officers entered the barber shop, handcuffed and arrested the plaintiff using excessive force.
Nunez v. The City of New York et al
Case # 13CV04056,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2013