Vargas v. Medrano et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Incident date
August 10, 2014
Incident time
9:50 PM
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Settlement amount


Plaintiff was sitting in his car that was not running when defendant officers pulled alongside him and arrested him for driving with a suspended license and possession of a forged instrument. Both charges were later dismissed. Defendants rear handcuffed Plaintiff despite the fact that he had a broken wrist. On a separate occasion, defendant officers pulled over a vehicle in which Plaintiff was a passenger, searched it, arrested him, took him to a precinct, strip-searched him, and charged him with possession of marijuana and a forged prescription. Charges were later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Gabriel Paul Harvis Harvis, Wright & Fett LLP 305 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10007 (212) 323-6880 Fax: (212) 323-6881 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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