Owens 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
October 23, 2012
Incident time
Stop Location
Bus/Subway Stop
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount


Defendant officers stopped and frisked Plaintiff while he was on a train because he fit the description (African American male in a hoody) of someone who had just robbed a women. Plaintiff was charged with Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree which was later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Andrew L. Hoffman The Law Offices of Andrew L. Hoffman, PLLC 261 Madison Avenue, 12th Fl New York, NY 10016 (212) 736-3935 Fax: (646) 596-7772 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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