Hayden 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
September 5, 2014
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to


As Plaintiff 1 was walking out of his residence, defendant officers pushed their way into his apartment. Defendant Officer Gillespie made homophobic comments, punched him, and handcuffed him on the ground. Plaintiff 1's mom, Plaintiff 2, came to the apartment and saw the officers searching he apartment without a warrant. Plaintiff 1 was left at the apt and Plaintiff 2 was arrested her, brought her to the 75th Precinct, and charged with 220.16 , 220.39, four counts of 220.03, 220.140 , 221.10, and 221.05. Charges were ACD'd. The apartment was damaged and $600 was stolen.

Plaintiff Attorney

Benjamin Moore Moore Zeman Womble, LLP 66 Willoughby St Fl 2 Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-514-9100 Fax: 917-210-3700 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
False Criminal Charges Outcome

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