Townes v. City Of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Incident date
August 5, 2015
Incident time
4:00 PM
Stop Location
Motor Vehicle
Incident county
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


The plaintiff was in the car with a friend when the defendant officers approached the vehicle in plain clothes with their weapons drawn. The plaintiff was handcuffed extremely tight and was patted down. Nothing illegal was found. The plaintiff was then taken to the 44th Precinct and then Bronx Central Booking. The plaintiff was charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, and Criminal Possession of a controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. The charges were dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Jeffrey Adam Rothman 315 Broadway, Suite 200 New York, NY 10007 (212)227-2980 Email: [email protected]

Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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