Ruiz et al v. City of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Multiple Plaintiffs
Incident date
February 4, 2015
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant Officers executed a search warrant at an apartment where Plaintiffs were lawful guests. Although none of them were the subject of a warrant, Officer used excessive force and arrested them, took them to the 70th Precinct, and charged them with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. All charges were eventually dismissed against all plaintiffs.

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]

Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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