Aragonez 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
Incident date
December 21, 2015
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Settlement amount


Mr. Aragonez was walking to class when a group of male students aggressively approached him and around 8 students began to attack Mr. Aragonez and his cousin. School staff and safety officers were not able to break the situation and police officer Phillips and John Doe, grabbed Mr. Aragonez and threw him into a classroom that had a class in session. Mr. Aragonez was slammed into a desk head first not being able to move, when police officer Phillips began to hit Mr. Aragonez with his metal baton. When Phillips stooped and handcuffed Mr. Aragonez, he complained of not being able to breathe and that the cuffs were on too tight and Defendant did nothing to help him.

Plaintiff Attorney

Gabriel Paul Harvis Harvis & Fett LLP 305 Braodway 14th floor New York, NY 10007 212-323-6880 Fax: 212-323-6881 Email: [email protected]

Named Officers
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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