Named in 8 known lawsuits, $202,500 total settlements.
Muirragui, Jorge vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 028726/2020E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, August 12, 2020, ended January 21, 2021
Cullins, Branden vs City of New York
Case # 033176/2019E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, November 7, 2019, ended April 12, 2021
Davis, Jamel vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 027365/2017,
Supreme Court - Bronx, April 3, 2018, ended October 30, 2018
Lopez, Diogenes Poche vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV02699,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, April 7, 2015, ended December 2, 2015
Defendant Officers approached Plaintiff while he was smoking a cigarette, asked to see his phone, the assaulted him by slamming his face in to the ground, bending his arms, and handcuffing him excessively tight. Officers brought Plaintiff to precinct, searched him, beat him again, strip-searched him, then charged him with possession of marijuana, which was later dismissed.
Rivera, Victor vs Goulart, George, et al.
Case # 15CV02197,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, March 17, 2015, ended September 25, 2018
On May 2, 2012, as plaintiff was conversing with a friend on a street corner, defendant Johnson approached, handcuffed and searched plaintiff. Defendants accused plaintiff of having sold heroin earlier that day. Plaintiff was transported to the nearby precinct and arraigned.
Penzo, Carlos vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 304270/2014,
Supreme Court - Bronx, August 21, 2014, ended April 22, 2015
Betances, Alfredo vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 022379/2014E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, June 3, 2014, ended April 11, 2016
Nin, Ezequiel vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 024094/2013E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, November 1, 2013, ended April 1, 2016