Soto 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
July 4, 2014
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)


The plaintiff was enjoying a barbecue with his friends when the defendant officers in plain clothes charged at him on the corner of the street, tackled the plaintiff, assaulted him, continued to beat him, handcuffed him, and transported him to the hospital for his injuries followed by the local precinct. The defendant officers claimed they saw the plaintiff sell narcotics although they didn't arrest the "buyer" and they searched and found nothing on the plaintiff. The plaintiff was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree. The charges were later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Ryan Michael Lozar Law Firm of Ryan Lozar 305 Broadway, 9th Floor New York, NY 10007 310-867-1562 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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