Named in 14 known lawsuits, $264,502 total settlements.
Bonilla, Alfredo vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 20CV01704,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, April 24, 2020, ended March 3, 2021
On April 18, 2017, defendant NYPD detectives Lorne Kanover and Michael Muskin approached plaintiff Alfredo Bonilla in his lawfully parked vehicle, ordered him out of his vehicle without reasonable suspicion or probable cause, and searched it. The officers unlawfully arrested Bonilla for possession of lawfully prescribed medication and took him to the 90th police precinct where he was imprisoned and unlawfully strip searched by defendant Daniel Molinski. The unlawful arrest and strip search were authorized by defendant Kenneth Durkin, who supervised defendants Allevato, Muski, Kanover, and Molinski.
Plaintiff was released with a ticket signed by defendant Allevato requiring his appearance in Kings County Crimin...
Morales, John vs Famiano, James, et al.
Case # 520957/2018,
Supreme Court - Kings, February 28, 2019, ended January 31, 2022
Lamar-Reed, Charlene vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 519679/2018,
Supreme Court - Kings, November 26, 2018, ended December 6, 2022
On July 3, 2017, around 3:30 PM, Plaintiff Charlene Lamar-Reed was at her apartment at 55 North Elliot Place, #10G, Brooklyn, when Defendant Detectives Lorne Kanover, Warren Rohan, Jason Morales, and James Rivera, Sergeant Michael Weber, and Police Officers John Does 1-10 unlawfully entered the apartment without probable cause and falsely arrested Plaintiff. Defendant officers took Plaintiff, in handcuffs, to the 88th precinct, where she was detained in a filthy cell for many hours before being transported to Central Booking. Defendant officers provided false information to the KCDA stating that Plaintiff was in possession of drugs and weapon. After about 24 hours in custody, Plaintiff was arraigned and release...
Davis, Paul vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV02379,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, May 13, 2016, ended January 25, 2017
First Amended Complaint
Plaintiff was walking with his friends when they were accosted by a group of plainclothes officers who began beating Plaintiff. Plaintiff was arrested, taken to the 90th Precinct, charged with assault and possession of PCP, and then taken to Woodhull Hospital.
Houston, Arthur vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04993,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 29, 2015, ended September 6, 2016
Defendant Officers entered residence and arrested Plaintiff and damaged or destroyed property. Plaintiff was taken into custody and charged with Possession of Pistol Ammunition and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana which were later dismissed.
Drayton, Godborn, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04951,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 3, 2015, ended April 3, 2017
Defendant Officers forcibly entered Plaintiff's apartment arrested them, and took them to the 84th Precinct. Excessive force was used to execute the arrest. Plaintiffs were charged criminally (charges not specified in complaint)
Alleyne, Kashif, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV01860,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, April 15, 2015, ended June 19, 2018
On October 30, 2014, defendants knocked down the front door of plaintiffs' residences and entered. Plaintiffs were ordered to get on the floor and complied. Afraid, plaintiff Louisgarde shimmied over to the window. Defendants grabbed plaintiff Louisgarde, took his hand, then dropped him to the ground from the second floor perch, causing him to break his ankle upon impact. Plaintiff Louisgarde was then transported to the hospital and then to the police precinct. All charges brought against plaintiff were ultimately dismissed.
Roberts, Khamar vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV09544,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, December 16, 2014, ended June 12, 2015
Officers searched Plaintiffs home with a search warrant in regards to another tenant. They assaulted Plaintiff while he was handcuffed, refused to give him his epilepsy medicine, strip searched him at the 83rd precinct, and falsely charged him with possession of marijuana: 221.05, 251.10, 221.15, 221.20
Lopez, Peter vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV06008,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 22, 2014, ended April 14, 2015
Officers got out of their van and stopped and frisked 3 men walking down the street. Plaintiff was arrested with the other 2 men and falsely charged with possession of heroin, which was later dismissed and sealed.
Brown, Anthony vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV00838,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, February 11, 2014, ended March 12, 2015
Det. Kanover arrested Plaintiff while he was on the job working as a security guard at a methadone clinic. Kanover told Plaintiff's supervisor it was for drugs. Plaintiff's supervisor specified that Plaintiff worked for the clinic, and was consistently drug tested, so the officer must be mistaken. Another officer then let Plaintiff out of police van and let him go
Peterkin, Kenneth vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV03436,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, July 3, 2013, ended October 3, 2013
Plaintiff awoken by officers trying to enter apartment. Opens the door to find officers, guns drawn, saying they need to search the neighboring apartment and are looking for access there. Officers then unlawfully searched Plaintiffs apartment and allegedly found a crack pipe, charged Plaintiff with 220.03, which resulted in an ACD.
Butler, Abraham vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV01140,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 25, 2013, ended November 27, 2013
On two separate occasions, officers busted into Plaintiffs home, placed him under arrest, and charged him with charges that were eventually dismissed. On a third occasion, officers stopped Plaintiff while he was walking down on the street, searched him, slammed his head into the car, arrested him and charged him with Disorderly Conduct which was eventually dismissed.
Carter, Clarence vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 002362/2013,
Supreme Court - Kings, February 11, 2013, ended August 8, 2013
Banks et al v. The City of New York et al
Case # 10CV00382,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
Officers stopped, searched, and falsely arrested Plaintiffs on the street and charged them with criminal possession and criminal sale of a controlled substance. All charges were dismissed.