'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'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 3 known lawsuits, $7,500 total settlements.
Battle, Dejuan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 20CV04267,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 17, 2020, ended October 25, 2021
On the afternoon of June 1, 2018, Mr. Battle was standing outside near a deli parking lot, drinking from a bag. An unmarked police car drove by, and upon officers making eye contact with Mr. Battle, drove into the parking lot. Plain clothes officers Lukasz Solis and Nicholas Velotti of the 101st precinct approached and after being questioned about the bag, Mr. Battle admitted there was alcohol within it. The two officers then unlawfully searched him, asking about other contraband. Mr. Battle responded that he carried a folding knife for his job in a mailroom to open boxes. After retrieving the knife from his pocket, Officers Solis and Velotti arrested and detained Mr. Battle. Four other officers, unnamed in the...
Muhammadali, Sayyid D. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 704578/2014,
Supreme Court - Queens, August 5, 2014, ended January 17, 2018
Muhammadali v. City of New York et al
Case # 18CV01521,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY,
Plaintiff was assaulted and subsequently arrested by PO Baruccheri and Sgt Honstetter. He was brought to 101st Precinct and charged fro various crimes. Plaintiff then returned to 101st Precinct to collect his confiscated belongings, where he was assaulted and arrested again by PO Solis and Sgt Cordiner.