Dean A. Cassells

Badge #4174, Black Male
Detective Grade 3 at 45th Precinct Detective Squad since May 2019, active
Service started July 2001, made $171,000 last year, Tax #928036

Lawsuit settlements:
$17,500   Briscoe, Susan vs City of New York, et al., 2020 BCSC BCSC 034384/2020E
$3,500   Richards, Sanjay vs City of New York, et al., 2014 SDNY SDNY 14CV00408
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Lawsuits

Named in 4 known lawsuits, $21,000 total settlements.

Fizzignolia, James vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 23CV06283, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, August 1, 2023
Complaint
Description: On March 15, 2022, PO CASSELLS falsely accused Plaintiff based on the landlord’s false accusation that Plaintiff cut the landlord’s tire. In fact, Plaintiff was more than 50 miles away in Danbury, Connecticut, at the accused time. PO CASSELLS falsely arrested and held him in a cell for five hours. The Plaintiff was further unlawfully denied food, medical attention, and access to counsel. As a result, the dismissal is anticipated due to the lack of evidence.

Briscoe, Susan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 034384/2020E, Supreme Court - Bronx, December 1, 2020, ended August 15, 2023
$17,500 Settlement

Custodio, Reilly vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 031029/2020E, Supreme Court - Bronx, September 29, 2020

Richards, Sanjay vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV00408, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, February 11, 2014, ended December 12, 2014
$3,500 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On October 27, 2012, Plaintiff noticed NYPD Police Officer Dean Cassells arresting an unknown person on the hood of Plaintiff's vehicle. He inquired if he could move his vehicle. For no reason, another NYPD Police Officer charged at him, and slammed him into a police vehicle. He was then taken to the precinct and falsely charged with disorderly conduct.