Simmons v. New York City et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
August 12, 2015
Incident time
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Plaintiff was smoking a cigarette on his stoop when defendant officers walked by and asked him where the marijuana was and for ID. Plaintiff said he was not required to give them ID and went inside his home when officers kicked down the door, tightly handcuffed him, and took him to the 75th Precinct where he was given a summons for marijuana possession. Charges were dismissed and Plaintiffs home had been ransacked when he got home.

Plaintiff Attorney

Duncan Archie Peterson Peterson Delle Cave LLP 233 Broadway, Suite 1800 New York, NY 10279 212-240-9075 Fax: 212-406-2313 Email: [email protected]

Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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