Thomas v. City of New York

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
June 8, 2018
Incident time
Stop Location
Bus/Subway Stop
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to


The plaintiff was approached at a subway platform by the defendants who detained him for carrying a personal vaporizer. The plaintiff declined to produce his personal identification. The individual defendants arrested Plaintiff at the said date and time on the charges for violating the Smoking Restrictions under the New York State Public Health Law, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree, and for Disorderly Contact. The charges were dismissed on February 5, 2016.

Plaintiff Attorney

/s/ Jillian T. WeissJILLIAN T. WEISS (TW4542)Attorney for Plaintiff527 Hudson StreetP.O. Box 20169New York, NY 10014

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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