Named in 6 known lawsuits, $250,000 total settlements.
Moreland, Toure vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 031635/2020E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, November 5, 2020
Ortiz, Patricio vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 033427/2019E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, November 22, 2019
Saho, Sakou vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 020850/2019E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, January 23, 2019, ended June 11, 2020
Portorreal, Crystal vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 033850/2018E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, January 18, 2019, ended November 26, 2019
On September 16, 2017 at approximately 5:00 AM at 1221
Sheridan Avenue, Apartment 1A, Bronx NY, Crystal Portorreal was preparing for work after babysitting her aunt's children. Officers Scott Smith, Diego Jimenez, Enver Lopez, and John Doe banged on the door and attempted to enter the apartment without a warrant and without identifying themselves as police officers. The Plaintiff leaned on the door to prevent them entering the apartment to protect the children inside. The officers entered by force, throwing her to the ground and causing injuries to her wrists and feet. They then handcuffed and arrested her. A male suspect who was fleeing the police had entered the apartment. However, plaintiff was unaware of t...
Rodriguez, Raymond vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV06486,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, August 17, 2016, ended April 14, 2017
On or about August 23, 2013, Officers Diego Jimenez, Claudio A. Velez, and other unnamed police officers forcibly seized and detained the Plaintiff near the 44th Precinct, falsely alleging that the Plaintiff and others were acting disorderly, obstructing governmental administration, and committing other crimes. Officers Jimenez, Velez, and other unnamed officers handcuffed Plaintiff and improperly searched him and his belongings. He was taken to the precinct, charged with various criminal acts, and released on bail approximately 24 hours later.
Sierra, Jose vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 025240/2014E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, November 7, 2014, ended February 3, 2017