Correction officer was charged with abandoning control room post to confront an inmate who had refused to provide pedigree information, failing to anticipate a use of force, using excessive force, and filing a false report.
Dep’t of Correction v. Echevarria, OATH Index No. 0005/18 (Jan. 12, 2018).
ALJ Ingrid M. Addison directed the Police Department to release a car that it had seized in connection the owner’s arrest, finding the Department did not prove that it gave the owner notice of his right to a hearing in both English and Spanish at the time of arrest, as required by federal court order.
Police Dep’t v. Rios, OATH Index No. 1377/18, mem. dec. (Jan. 26, 2018).
A subcontractor on a public works project was charged with willfully failing to pay prevailing supplemental benefits to two workers.
Office of the Comptroller v. Heights Elevator Corp., OATH Index No. 2387/17 (Jan. 9, 2018), adopted, Comptroller’s Determination & Order (Jan. 17, 2018).
Petitioner contractor sought an additional $53,014, representing full payment on emergency repair work performed at a residential building in Brooklyn.
Combined Construction, Inc. v. Dep’t of Housing Preservation & Development, OATH Index No. 2223/17, mem. dec. (Jan. 18, 2018).
Loft building owner imposed rent increases after it obtained a residential certificate of occupancy.
Matter of Moloney, OATH Index Nos. 1784/17, 2160/17, 2473/17, mem. dec. (Jan. 23, 2018).