Velez 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
Hispanic or Latino
Incident date
December 1, 2007
Incident time
2:00 AM
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Plaintiff was in an a altercation with another male when Defendant officers approached, slammed him to the ground, assaulted him, handcuffed him, and took him to the 13th precinct. Plaintiff was then taken to the hospital, charged with Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree, and Attempted Assault in the Third Degree, which were reduced to a violation to which Plaintiff pled guilty.

Plaintiff Attorney

Danielle Vanessa Eaddy Law Offices of Danielle V. Eaddy 26 Court Street Suite 1400 Brooklyn, NY 11242 212-867-6000 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

Anything inaccurate? Please let us know.