Named in 19 known lawsuits, $1,516,500 total settlements.
Schloss, Courtney vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 514216/2021,
Supreme Court - Kings, June 14, 2021
Cross, Nico vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 508696/2021,
Supreme Court - Kings, April 27, 2021
Schloss, Courtney vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 501876/2021,
Supreme Court - Kings, February 25, 2021
Leon-Paul, Ralph vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 502748/2020,
Supreme Court - Kings, February 5, 2020, ended May 13, 2021
On August 2, 2018, Plaintiff was a passenger in a car when officers approached It. Officers told plaintiff to exit the vehicle and told him that if he didnt, he would be forcefully removed. Plaintiff was searched and then detained and transported to a police precinct. Plaintiff was detained and in custody for 24-30 hours and all charges were dismissed eventually.
Dorchy, Jennifer vs Solomito, Matthew et al.
Case # 515670/2019,
Supreme Court - Kings, August 29, 2019, ended January 31, 2022
Moreira, Anthony vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV01443,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 15, 2019, ended October 31, 2019
On or about March 12, 2016, plaintiff was riding as a passenger in a vehicle when NYPD officers stopped the vehicle and threw plaintiff onto the ground. One officer placed his knee and his entire body weight onto plaintiff. Plaintiff was then handcuffed and taken to a precinct. Officer Tony Cuoco falsely informed the District Attorney’s Office that plaintiff had been in possession of a weapon.
Leonardo, Jose, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV01311,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 17, 2017, ended May 22, 2018
Plaintiffs were standing outside their house when Defendant officers approached, asked for ID, and then assaulted and arrested Plaintiffs. Plaintiffs were taken to a precinct, charged with unspecified charges that were later dismissed.
Louison-Thomas, Angelique, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 520669/2016,
Supreme Court - Kings, February 13, 2017, ended June 10, 2019
On August 30th, 2015, Plaintiffs Angelique Louison-Thomas, Eric Poindexter, and Anthony Thomas were visiting a baby shower in a commercial building where individuals rent space to hold parties and social events. Defendant Officers Daverin, Salazar, Walsh, and Does entered the building without a warrant or any consent. They rushed Defendants, grabbing them and issuing verbal threats. Plaintiffs were falsely arrested with excessive and unreasonable force despite not resisting the arrest. Defendant Officers shoved Plaintiff Poindexter into a stair railing and placed him in tight handcuffs, disregarding his complaints of the pain in his wrists. Defendant Officers shoved Plaintiffs Angelique and Anthony Thomas to t...
Everett, Peter vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV06713,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 13, 2017, ended May 29, 2018
Plaintiff was legally within the confines of the 75th Precinct when Defendant Officer forcefully twisted Plaintiff's arm behind his back without warning and unlawfully handcuffed him. Defendant Officer transported Plaintiff to a holding cell at the 75th Precinct, and Plaintiff was denied medical attention for his arm. Plaintiff was also discouraged to seek medical assistance at Brooklyn Central Booking.
H.,d., et al. vs The City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV07698,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 3, 2016, ended April 10, 2019
Class action by LAS challenging the constitutionality of NYPL 240.37-Loitering for the Purposes of Engaging in a Prostitution Offense. Contact Cynthia for more information on the defendants.
Augustin, Garvey vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV05260,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 30, 2016, ended June 20, 2017
The plaintiff was rounding the corner of the street looking for a cab when an unmarked car pulled up next to him and 5 officers in plain clothes chased down and arrested him. They searched him and found nothing, but brought him to the nearby precinct anyway and searched him again. With nothing to charge the plaintiff with, the defendant officers charged him with a traffic violation for being on a roadway instead of sidewalk in violation of Vehicle and Traffic Law Section 1156.A. The charge was later dismissed.
Sterling, Troy vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 516170/2016,
Supreme Court - Kings, September 30, 2016, ended April 22, 2019
Davidson, Dwight vs Sergeant Daverin, Henry, et al.
Case # 16CV05187,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 27, 2016, ended May 23, 2017
The plaintiff picks up bottles at the Pacific Hall when asked by the owner on a regular basis. Between June 2014 and June 2015, the plaintiff was arrested various times for false charges of Disorderly Conduct, Obstructing Governmental Administration, and violation of the Alcohol and Beverage Control Act. The plaintiff was taken to the 75th Precinct on all arrests. The charges were dismissed on all arrests.
Morales, Javier, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV06125,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 27, 2015, ended February 3, 2017
Defendant Officers forcefully entered Plaintiffs' home, assaulted them, and took them to the precinct. One Plaintiff was given a summons which was dismissed and the other 4 were released from Central Booking because the DA declined to prosecute.
Bennett, Horrell, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV05546,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 6, 2015, ended December 21, 2016
Defendant Officers approached Plaintiffs, asked him to move his motorcycle and then arrested him using excessive force, took him to the 75th PCT, and charged them with dis con and resisting arrest, which were ACD'd.
Nelson, Antrone vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04296,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, July 29, 2015, ended June 3, 2016
Plainclothes defendant officer ran into plaintiff's courtyard and approached plaintiff. Defendant officer physically assaulted plaintiff, handcuffed him and transported him to the 75th precinct. Plaintiff was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the second degree and false personation. All charges were adjourned in contemplation of dismissal and were eventually dismissed. Less than one week later, the same defendant officer and john does came to the plaintiff's courtyard and verbally harassed him.
Thomas, Renita as Png Obo W.,j., et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV01622,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 27, 2015, ended April 2, 2018
Plaintiffs were on a train with classmates when a fight broke out between other students. Defendant Officers arrived and asked for a volunteer to go with a victim to the hospital. Plaintiff 1 volunteered but then was yelled at by multiple officers and then placed in handcuffs. Plaintiff 2, her sister, started crying and then was also placed in handcuffs. She was released after 15 minutes and left at the train station while Plaintiff 1 was brought to the 75th precinct, held for an hour, and then released without charges or any arrest documentation.
Grice, Harry vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 003267/2014,
Supreme Court - Kings, March 11, 2014, ended August 6, 2014
Bowers, Daquan vs Kelly, Raymond, Police Commissioner, Nyc, et al.
Case # 13CV06265,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 18, 2013, ended September 14, 2015