Arroyo v. City of New York et al


Case number
15CV00917
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Male
Incident date
September 1, 2014
Incident time
6:00 PM
Stop Location
Street
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Settlement amount
$45,000
Outcome
Settled

Summary

Defendants Medina and Perez approached plaintiff and told him that he was seen drinking in front of a building. Officers then threw him to the ground, pepper sprayed him, searched him, arrested him, and took him to a precinct and hospital. Plaintiff was charged with resisting arrest, dis con, and consumption of alcohol, which were later ACD'd. On a second incident, Defendants Ostrander and Polanco approached plaintiff and told him that he was seen drinking in front of a building. Officers then threw him to the ground, pepper sprayed him, searched him, arrested him, and took him to a precinct. Plaintiff was charged with resisting arrest and consumption of alcohol, which were later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Afsaan Saleem The Rameau Law Firm 16 Court Street Suite 2504 Brooklyn, NY 11241 (718)852-4759 Fax: (718)875-5440 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Type

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