Panzarino v. City of New York et al.

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
May 11, 2014
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount


Plaintiff was physically assaulted and harassed by defendant police officers on a series of dates. On May 11 2014, a park staff member supervisor approached plaintiff and told him he could not make his chalk artwork. The park supervisor called the police and the defendant officer handcuffed, searched and arrested the plaintiff. Plaintiff was taken to a precinct and central booking. Plaintiff was charged with criminal mischief in the fourth degree, making graffiti and possession of graffiti instruments. All charges were dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Jeffrey Adam Rothman Jeffrey Rothman -Attorney at Law 315 Broadway, Suite 200 New York, NY 10007 (212)227-2980 Email: [email protected]

Named Officers
Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome

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