Ashmid et al 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
Multiple Plaintiffs
Incident date
August 11, 2013
Incident time
10:00 PM
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant Officers approached Plaintiff while he was in the front yard of a friend's home and when Plaintiff asked if they had a warrant to enter, Defendant Officer Douglas grabbed him, hit him with a baton, put him in a chokehold, pepper sprayed him, and assaulted him and his girlfriend. Plaintiff 1 was being put in an ambulance when Plaintiff 2 was asked to record the incident. Officers then assaulted Plaintiff 2, arrested him, took him to the 102nd precinct, and charged him with disorderly conduct, which was later dismissed. Plaintiff 1 had unspecified charges filed against him that were also later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Wylie M. Stecklow Stecklow Cohen & Thompson 217 Centre Street, 6th fl. New York, NY 10013 212-566-8000 Fax: 212-202-4952 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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