Duna, Alex vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV05371,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, August 15, 2017, ended September 27, 2019
On the incident date and time, plaintiff was at the 42nd Street Times Square Subway Station when the defendants, P.O. Rodriguez and Hasan, grabbed his arms, dragged him, and slammed him to the ground. Plaintiff was then searched by the defendants and transported to a local precinct. Under speedy trial provisions, plaintiff's charges were dismissed. Defendants alleged that the plaintiff obstructed pedestrian traffic on the subway platform and refused to place his hands behind his back to be handcuffed.