Named in 2 known lawsuits, $324,500 total settlements.
Matieu, Yves vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 21CV05387,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, July 9, 2021, ended March 7, 2022
On November 4, 2020, plaintiff was peacefully and lawfully protesting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement when he was struck by P.O.s O'Brien, Gregory J. McNamara, Lt. John J. Egan and thrown to the ground. Plaintiff was punched repeatedly in the face by the officers. Other police officers were standing nearby but did nothing to help plaintiff. The officers arrested and detained plaintiff without reason or justification.
Benjamin, Ivan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV02319,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 25, 2015, ended August 2, 2017
Defendant Officers stopped Plaintiff's car, pulled him out the window, assaulted him with fists and a blunt object, then took him to the 105th Precinct and then the hospital.