Lounds v. City of New York et al


Case number
17CV05511
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Female
Incident date
May 10, 2016
Incident time
1:45 PM
Stop Location
Street
Incident county
Bronx
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount
$45,000
Outcome
Settled

Summary

Due to an altercation between passengers, the MTA bus that the plaintiff, infant D.E., was riding was stopped and police officers arrived at the scene. Many passengers, including the plaintiff, were ordered off the bus. Defendant Police Officer Fuentes grabbed D.E. by her hair and dragged her from the bus. Video footage documented this event along with D.E. having her head slammed against the concrete. Plaintiff was taken to the 43rd precinct in tight handcuffs. Plaintiff was released on ROR after twenty-four hours in custody with adult prisoners. Following her release, plaintiff was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Lawrence Hospital for treatment of injuries. All chargers against D.E. were later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Gabriel Paul Harvis Harvis, Wright & Fett LLP 305 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10007 (212) 323-6880 Fax: (212) 323-6881 Email: [email protected]

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