Bakayoko et al v. The 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
Multiple Plaintiffs
Incident date
January 24, 2015
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Precinct taken to


Plaintiffs all live together in an apartment when an armed intruder entered their home. Plaintiffs called 911 and Defendant Officers arrived on the scene, forcibly entered the home & bedrooms, and searched them. Officers then escorted them out of their apartment and searched it for 2 hours even though the intruder had gone out the window before the officers had arrived. Officers then arrested Plaintiffs, brought them to the 7th Precinct, and held them for 7 hours. They were then released without being charged with a crime or being allowed back into their apartment while Officer Isolano applied for a search warrant for their apartment and searched it a second time, finding no evidence of any illegal activity.

Plaintiff Attorney

Steven D. Michelstein Michelstein & Associates, PLLC 485 Madison Ave Suite 1300 New York, NY 10022 (212) 588-0880 Fax: (212)-588-0811 Email: [email protected]


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