Rankine 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
July 12, 2015
Incident time
3:45 AM
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Precinct taken to


Plaintiff was dj'ing at a backyard barbecue when Defendant Officers approached him, asked him for his ID, and then threw him on the ground as he was reaching in his pocket. Officers assaulted him, arrested him, brought him to the 113th Precinct and then the hospital, and charged him with 120.05, 195.05, 205.30, and 265.01. Plaintiff pled guilty to disorderly conduct.

Plaintiff Attorney

Michael Dreishpoon Law Offices of Michael Dreishpoon 118-35 Queens Boulevard Suite 1500 Forest Hills, NY 11375 (718) 793-5555 Fax: (718) 520-8306 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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