Cruz v. The City of New York

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
Hispanic or Latino
Incident date
January 18, 2016
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Incident county


NYPD officers approached Plaintiff's car and alleged to have smelled and found marijuana. Defendant Officers searched and damaged the car, arrested plaintiff , and charged him with violation of PL 120- 14 Menacing in the Second Degree, Pl 195.05 Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree, PL 265.01- 2 Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree, PL 221.10-1 Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the 5th Degree and PL 240-20-1 Disorderly Conduct. Charges were ACD.

Plaintiff Attorney

Michael J. Colihan 44 Court Street Suite 906 Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-488-7788 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
False Criminal Charges Outcome

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