Rivera 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
March 8, 2015
Incident time
12:30 AM
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to


Plaintiff witnessed a struggle between Defendant Officers and an individual outside of his apartment and started recording on his phone. Defendant Officer Pichardo pointed her gun at him and he went back to his apartment with the door open. Defendant officers grabbed him, took his phone, tightly handcuffed him, and searched his apartment. Plaintiff was taken to Housing PSA 1, then the 60th Precinct and was charged with various crimes including assaulting a police officer, which the DA declined to prosecute.

Plaintiff Attorney

JASON LEVENTHAL (JL1067)LEVENTHAL LAW GROUP, P.C.45 Main Street, Suite 230Brooklyn, New York 11201(718) 556-9600

Other Patterns of Misconduct
Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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