Named in 4 known lawsuits, $32,000 total settlements.
Taveras, Kenneth vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 153179/2018,
Supreme Court - New York, April 10, 2018
On February 24, 2016, officers including but not limited to NYPD Detective Alexander Santiago, NYPD Officer Wilfredo Acevedo, NYPD Officer Edwin Aguilar, and NYPD Officer Jesus Santos, forcibly entered plaintiff's residence at 2971 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY, without a warrant, justification, consent, or probable cause to believe that plaintiff committed or was about to commit any crime. After entering his residence, the officers detained, imprisoned, and arrested plaintiff and forcibly transported plaintiff to a police precinct. The police then initiated or caused to be initiated a criminal prosecution of plaintiff in which they charged him with various crimes of which the officers knew he was innocent. To su...
Hilliard, Joshua vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV01347,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, March 25, 2016, ended November 29, 2016
Plaintiff was waiting outside a barber shop when defendant officers approached him, handcuffed him, searched him, and brought him to PSA 6. Plaintiff was strip searched and charged with Promoting Gambling in the Second Degree under PL ß 225.05 and Possession of a Gambling Device under PL ß 225.30(2). Charges were later dismissed.
Burns, Daquan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04788,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, July 17, 2015, ended January 21, 2016
Second Amended Complaint
First Amended Complaint
Plaintiff was watching other individuals play dice on a stoop when he was arrested by defendant officers and charged with promoting gambling and possession of a gambling device. All charges later dismissed.
Millington, Wayne, et al. Obo J.,m. and J.,m. (2) vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV00324,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, February 4, 2013, ended July 2, 2013