Jamaican News, March 3, 2018, Jamaican Man Gets Nearly US$1Million
Brooklyn New York (Mckoy’s News) – 32-year-old Jamaican, Oliver Wiggins of Brooklyn, New York was framed by a set of New York police – who almost took his life in an accident, then pinned the cause of accident on him. He did his own investigations and sued that NY Police Department (NYPD), and walked away with almost US$1 Million.
Reportedly, Oliver Wiggins, 32 received close to $1 million from the City of New York for his troubles, after he was arrested by a NYPD cop who ran through a stoplight in East Flatbush, downtown Brooklyn, New York on April 19, 2015; ramming a 2004 Nissan Maxima SUV police car into Wiggins vehicle.
The police officer tried to cover up the incident and charged Wiggins with driving while intoxicated (DWI), which resulted in the court suspending his driver’s license. The city of New York also demanded that he repaired the police vehicle, after his insurance company refused cover the accident, because the police report stated that Wiggins was at fault by driving drunk.
- Police breathalyzer at accident scene recorded no alcohol in Wiggins system
- Police made out a report that Wiggins was seen with slurred speech, watery eyes, odor of alcohol
- Wiggins Sues the City of NY and Wins
‘Fortunately’ for Oliver Wiggins, his wrist was injured badly in the accident, so he immediately went to the Emergency room at a Brooklyn Hospital, where he smartly requested a blood test for alcohol and drugs. The test result showed that on the date of the accident had no Alcohol in his blood.
The DWI accident (criminal) case was later dismissed in court.
Jamaican Man Gets Nearly US$1Million: After the criminal case was out the way, Wiggins filed a lawsuit in the Brooklyn Supreme Court against the city of New and police officers Joseph, Jason Conway, Greg Gingo, Matthew Sabella and Chris Connor.
New York City settled the case out of court, and awarded Mr Wiggins almost US$1Million.
All of the officers involved are still employed by the NY Police Department.
No charges have yet been filed against the police officers.
The 32-year-old Oliver Wiggins is reportedly motivated by this incident to become a corrections officer like his father back home in Jamaica.