Adeniyi 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
March 13, 2015
Incident time
Stop Location
Bus/Subway Stop
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount


Plaintiff's brother gave plaintiff a MetroCard, and plaintiff swiped himself into the subway. Defendant officer approached plaintiff, requested his identification, twisted his arm and placed him in handcuffs. Unidentified officer physically assaulted plaintiff and sprayed him with pepper spray. Defendant officers searched plaintiff, and transported him to a nearby precinct. Plaintiff was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. The case was adjourned in contemplation of dismissal.

Plaintiff Attorney

Robert J. Marinelli ROBERT MARINELLI 305 Broadway 14th Floor New York, NY 10007 (212) 822-1427 Email: [email protected]

Named Officers
Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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