Mckenzie 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
August 4, 2015
Incident time
8:10 AM
Stop Location
Bus/Subway Stop
Precinct taken to


The defendants Cross and Calle-Palomeque approached the Plaintiff on a train platform, without displaying their NYPD badge. When the plaintiff ran, Defendant Cross lunged at the Plaintiff and brought him down, and Defendant Calle-Palomeque handcuffed him. Detective Cross placed plaintiff in a headlock and delivered numerous blows to the plaintiffís face destroying plaintiffís eyeglasses and causing severe injuries to plaintiffís face. Defendant Zevon failed to intervene. The Defendants transferred plaintiff to the 17th Precinct where they were continually physically attacking the plaintiff. The Plaintiff was transported to the Bellevue Hospital, where physicians diagnosed bilateral nasal bone fracture and a right orbital bone floor fracture, among other injuries.

Plaintiff Attorney

Amy Rameau (718) 887-5536 Fax: (718) 887-8716 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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