Sefolosha v. Giacona et al


Case number
16CV02564
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Male
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
April 8, 2015
Stop Location
Street
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount
$4,000,000
Outcome
Pending

Summary

Plaintiff was outside a club after a stabbing, which he had nothing to do with, when Defendant Officer Giacona began harassing him. When Plaintiff went to give money to a needy person, he was jumped on and arrested using excessive force. Plaintiff was arrested and charged with dis con, resisting arrest, and OGA, which were later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Alexander Benjamin Spiro Manhattan District Attorney's Office One Hogan Place New York, NY 10013 (212)-235-4058 Fax: (212)-235-4168 Email: [email protected]

Other Patterns of Misconduct
Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome

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