Santiago v. City of New York et al

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United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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Plaintiff walked away down the street after seeing all 3 officers. Officers chased him and retaliated using unreasonable force. The officers, acting in concert, punched the nonresisting and compliant plaintiff in the face knocking out his top two front teeth and causing a maxillary fracture. Plaintiff fell to the ground after being punched in the face. While plaintiff was on the ground, the officers, acting in concert, punched and kicked plaintiff several times on his head and body and twisted his arms. Officer's brought Plaintiff to 72nd Precinct, where they searched him and found Marijuana. Charged with Possession of Marijuana, , False personation, and Resisting Arrest.

Plaintiff Attorney

Richard J. Cardinale The Law Firm of Richard J. Cardinale 26 Court Street Suite 1815 Brooklyn, NY 11242 718-624-9391 Fax: 718-624-4748 Email: [email protected]


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