Adegboye 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
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
July 20, 2014
Incident time
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant Officers stopped a car in which Plaintiff was a passenger, ordered everyone out, and took photographs of them with an officer's cell phone. When Plaintiff protested, he was handcuffed, taken to the 73rd Precinct, strip-searched twice, and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Seventh Degree, which were all later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Philip Anaekperchi Akakwam Law Office Of Philip Akakwam 303 Livingston Street 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 (718)858-2488 Fax: (718)858-2489 Email: [email protected]

Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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