Baker v. The 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
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
March 30, 2017
Incident time
7:30 AM
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Plaintiff and his friends were visiting the basement of this apartment when they heard footsteps and believed that they were being robbed. Plaintiff ran into the backyard when he was confronted by officers, who jumped on top of the plaintiff. They then kicked and punched him on various parts of his body, searched him, and arrested him. Officers allegedly did not have a warrant for his arrest or a search warrant, and they did not find any contraband on his person. Officers also allegedly took an iPhone 6, an iPhone 7 and $49 in cash from his person and have not returned his property.

Plaintiff Attorney

Ugochukwu Uzoh Ugo Uzoh, P.C. 304 Livingston Street Suite 2R Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-874-6045 Fax: 718-576-2685 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome

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