Named in 3 known lawsuits, $275,500 total settlements.
Walls, Rolinda, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV00337,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, February 8, 2019, ended December 28, 2021
On October 21, 2017, Plaintiff Rolinda Walls and her infant child N.G. were asleep in their apartment. At around 11:30pm, Defendant Sergeant Grieco and Defendant Officers M. Wallace, Gammello, Ryan, Desimone, K. Wallace, and Belilos began pounding on her door and demanding to be let in. The defendant officers then entered the apartment, claiming that they were looking for Ms. Walls' adult daughter, who was not present. The defendant officers then searched the apartment and remained therein for 16 hours. Before leaving the apartment, the defendant officers gave Ms. Walls a summons for marijuana possession, despite lacking probable cause to do so. When Ms. Walls appeared in court to answer this summons, she was i...
Lopez, Juan Jr vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 500259/2019,
Supreme Court - Kings, January 17, 2019, ended July 16, 2020
Caravella, Dominick vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 150276/2018,
Supreme Court - Richmond, February 12, 2018, ended August 8, 2019
On June 1st, 2017, Plaintiff Dominick Caravella was on the street when Defendant Officers, including Defendant Officer Vincent Gambino approached. Defendant Officers, including Defendant Officer Vincent Gambino, physically beat Plaintiff to the point of injury before falsely arresting him.