Named in 2 known lawsuits.
Browning, Pierre vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV07470,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 14, 2016, ended July 9, 2018
On June 18, 2014, plaintiff was was standing outside a store across the street from his apartment, talking to a friend. Defendants approached plaintiff and asked whether they could search plaintiff's bag. Plaintiff refused. Defendants then assaulted and arrested plaintiff. Defendants transported plaintiff to the 41st precinct and falsely charged plaintiff with assault and resisting arrest. The charges brought against plaintiff were subsequently dismissed.
Browning v. City of New York et al
Case # 17CV00647,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY,
Plaintiff was standing outside a store when he was approached by defendant P.O. Batista who questioned if the plaintiff was carrying alcohol in his bag to which the plaintiff responded no. Plaintiff did not consent to his bag being searched, but it was anyway. P.O. Batista arrested the plaintiff without cause and transferred him to the 41st precinct. Plaintiff was charged with assault in the second degree, assault in the third degree, resisting arrest, and harassment in the second degree. An adjournment in contemplation of dismissal was accepted by the plaintiff before charges were dismissed.