Garcia v. Gridley et al


Case number
16CV06180
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Male
Incident date
August 23, 2015
Stop Location
Street
Incident county
Queens
Precinct taken to
Outcome
Pending

Summary

The plaintiff was on the sidewalk at the intersection of Liberty Ave and 122nd St when the defendant officers pulled up in their vehicle, approached the plaintiff, and asked him where he had been the previous day. The plaintiff stated he was home the previous day, but the officers chose to then handcuff the plaintiff and take him to the 106th Precinct where he participated in a line up. The plaintiff was not identified in the line up as the man the officers were looking for, but despite this he was charged with robbery in the first degree and menacing in the second degree. For a month the plaintiff remained in a correctional facility waiting for trial sine he could not afford bail. The charges were dropped.

Plaintiff Attorney

Alan D. Levine Law Offices of Alan D. Levine 80-02 Kew Gardens Road Suite 307 Kew Gardens, NY 11415 718-793-6363 Fax: 718-261-0317 Email: [email protected]

Types of Allegation
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Documents

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