Butler 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
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
November 14, 2015
Incident time
5:25 AM
Stop Location
Incident county
Precinct taken to


Defendant Officers stopped Plaintiff on the street and assaulted him, including Defendant Officer Gibson who struck Plaintiff in the face with a police baton. Plaintiff was threatened and unlawfully detained at Lincoln Hospital Center, held at Central Booking in Bronx County, and finally arraigned at Bronx Criminal Court. Plaintiff pled guilty to charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third and Fourth Degrees, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, Menacing in the Second Degree, Resisting Arrest and False Impersonation.

Plaintiff Attorney

Richard Michael Gutierrez 118-35 Queens Blvd suite 1220 Forest Hills, NY 11375 (718)-520-0663 Fax: (718)-520-8306 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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