Dorceant 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
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
July 11, 2015
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to


Defendant Officer Aquino, in plainclothes, bumped into Plaintiff and when plaintiff asked if he was alright Officer Aquino said "mind your own business you fucking dyke". Defendant Officer Aquino then assaulted Plaintiff 1 and when Plaintiff 2 tried to interfere, they were arrested by officers arriving at the scene. Plaintiffs were taken to the 63rd Precinct, Plaintiff 2 was released without charges and Plaintiff 1 was charged with 120.05(3), Assault in the Second Degree; 110/120.05(1), Attempted Assault in the Second Degree; 120.00(1), Assault in the Third Degree; 205.30, Resisting Arrest; 120.15, Menacing in the Third Degree; and 240.26(1), Harassment in the Second Degree. A Grand Jury dismissed all the charges against her.

Plaintiff Attorney

Benjamin Christopher Zeman Moore Zeman Womble, LLP 66 Willoughby Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-514-9100 Fax: 917-210-3700 Email: [email protected]

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

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