Joye et al v. The 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
September 16, 2014
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount


Defendant officer approached Plaintiff 1 and told them he "fit a description". When Plaintiff verified he was not under arrest and tried to leave, officers pepper sprayed him, threw him to the ground, and searched him. When the other 2 plaintiffs approached the scene, they were both pepper sprayed. Plaintiff 1 was charged with dis con and possession of marijuana. Money was also taken.

Plaintiff Attorney

Robert Marinelli 305 Broadway 9th Flr. New York, NY 10007 (212) 822-1427 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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