Nelson v. Edmonds et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
August 3, 2013
Incident time
8:00 PM
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


The Plaintiff was in the hallway in the apartment building where he lived when he was unlawfully arrested, improperly searched and subjected to excessive force by defendants. The defendant officers choked the plaintiff, hit him with batons, was tightly handcuffed, and then taken to PSA 8, then to the 47th Precinct, and then to Bronx Central Booking. The officers made false statements resulting in the plaintiff having to come to court 5 times until the unspecified charges were dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

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

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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