Cortez v. City of New York et al


Case number
16CV01346
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Male
Incident date
August 25, 2015
Incident time
6:00PM
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Incident county
Queens
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount
$10,000
Outcome
Settled

Summary

Defendant Officers pulled over a car in which Plaintiff was a passenger, searched him and the car, and allegedly found a marijuana cigarette and a gravity knife. Although the other passengers admitted that the contraband was theirs, defendant officers strip-searched Plaintiff in public, arrested him, took him to the 108th Precinct, and charged him with possession of a weapon and marijuana, which were ACD'd.

Plaintiff Attorney

Izabel Olszowa Garcia Law Office of Izabel O. Garcia 26 Court Street Suite 1815 Brooklyn, NY 11242 718-624-4734 Fax: 718-624-4748 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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