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Cops Break 10-year-old’s Leg Then Sexually Assualt His Mom Lawsuit Claims

Published On February 14, 2014 | By CopBlock | Articles

Sir Metropolis‘ shared this article, which he published previously with Ben Swann, via CopBlock.org’s submit page.

Court documents claim officers of the NYPD’s 63rd Precinct came to Krystle Silvera’s home looking for an ex-boyfriend at 7 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2013.

Silvera’s mother, a 61-year-old lung and brain cancer patient, answered the door, but couldn’t understand why the officers were there. That is when Silvera’s 10-year-old son picked up his moms phone and attempted to record the events taking place as he was “fascinated by the police, he looks up to them,” according to his mom Krystle Silvera.

The events alleged in court documents to have followed are extremely ominous. The officer, in violation of established case law, attempted to violate the child’s right to film by assaulting him according to the suit. Ms. Silvera is quoted by NY Daily News as saying, “I heard my son screaming, ‘You can’t do that! You’re hurting me! Don’t hit me!’”

According to court papers the cop kicked the boy in the shin breaking his leg. Her son was then put in handcuffs and restrained until they later realized he was only a child and removed the 10-year-old’s restraints.

It was during this commotion that Ms. Silvera, who had been getting her 5-year-old ready for school upstairs, ran downstairs dressed only in underclothes and into the commotion attempting to ensure her son was safe. The suit alleges Ms. Silvera, was grabbed by a cop who pulled her outside into the bitter cold. While putting her into restraints her breast came out exposing a nipple piercing.

“The officer flicked the piercing, he flicked the ring up with his finger on my right breast,” she said. “He said, ‘Is this what mothers look like these days?’

Then, in a common police tactic employed to cover up violations of individual’s rights, the police charged Silvera with assaulting the cops. She was released on $1,500 bail after being held for two days.

Upon her arrival home she noticed her son’s leg was swollen and bruised prompting her to take the boy to Kings County Medical Center, where an X-ray revealed his leg was fractured

Anthony Ofodile, the family’s attorney said, “I’ve seen a lot of police brutality cases, but nothing as low as this, kicking a 10-year-old boy.”

The events alleged to have transpired, paint an out of control police force with no respect for the constitutional rights or safety of the citizens they serve. The courts have consistently affirmed that photography is not a crime, and that individuals have a right to film law enforcement officers in the carrying out of their official public duties. Regardless of the child’s actions, there is no reason for a 10-year-old boy to have his leg broken by an officer of the law for the legal act of filming as the suit alleges.

Ultimately, it’s taxpayers that pay the costs associated with these suits, relating to alleged officer misconduct, such as this. The time has come to hold accountable the rogue officers that bring disgrace upon the shield. For more information on what it means to put the constitution first as a law enforcement officer visit Oath Keepers. To learn more about your rights when dealing with law enforcement visit Cop Block.

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  • ThirtyOneBravo

    I’d like to see the video.

  • shawn

    @31B

    Don’t worry. Your brothers in blue would have deleted it.

  • Tish Dickenson

    Unfortunately, the cops responsible for this atrocity will not b held accountable unless their pictures r released like in the Kelly case so the public can ostracize them. I know sone cops r good but until they fire the others, and classify them as domestic terrorists so they can b charged, nothing will change.

  • Common Sense

    I wonder what really happened. Since this is more than a year old, I think its not as much as its claims.

    So the only witness(es) to the “kick” are the boy, “Grandma Cancer” and 3 cops? It seems it was a “Warrant Team” looking for her currently/perspective baby daddy who was wanted. Apparently the boy managed to deal with a fractured leg for 2 days until “Miss Titty” was booked out. Interesting that “Grandma Cancer” didn’t notice or render any medical attention.

    I did like one article that stated the boy “liked” the police because they had been called to the residence because of previous domestics violence complaints.

  • BJ

    Common Sense says:
    “I did like one article that stated the boy “liked” the police because they had been called to the residence because of previous domestics violence complaints.”

    “Liked” is right, but in the past tense as I’m sure you didn’t mean.

    The mom is also quoted as saying, “… but the hardest thing is explaining to my kids that not all police are bad.”

    Smart mom. That’s something every child should be taught in school: Not ALL cops are bad, any police officer you may encounter might, just might, be one of the “good” ones.

  • Jake C

    This seems a little fishy. First off, the incident occurred 4 years ago. The author’s statement: “Then, in a common police tactic employed to cover up violations of individual’s rights, the police charged Silvera with assaulting the cops. She was released on $1,500 bail after being held for two days. Obviously shows there was a domestic occurring. It would appear the lawsuit is about a child’s broken leg and nothing else. Unfortunately the author of this article didn’t relay information from the PD’s point of view. Sounds like we will have to wait until the trial is over.

  • EvilRadicalDude
  • Certain

    You’re fishy, slaps. That’s the whole thing with lacking any type of credibility at all, it leaves you fishier than a school of 3-week dead mackerel. I can freaking smell you from here. You and your “I’ll have your guns taken away and put you and cop block in jail for threatening me” spouting ass are FISHY, pal.

    And good old common. “Grandma Cancer”, huh? And you’re not a bitter and resentful old fuck, are you…..LOLOLOL. Here’s a news flash- normal, well adjusted people don’t suffer from the complete lack of empathy you constantly exhibit. I wonder who or what happened to leave you such a hater. Oh well, that kind of thing tends to be a bit self-limiting in nature. The real target of your dislike will become clear to you sooner or later.

  • Jaf

    The only question I have for you Jake is this. What year is it where you are? Four years ago, really? Do some real research and then come back here and post.

    I have yet to see you post anything constructive. You are condescending not only to the author of articles here, but you also belittle and besmirch the people involved. You do this every time I have seen you post. You even bashed on the parenting of a child with disabilities and when confronted, you try to defend yourself. They are linking many of these behavioral problems to a mild form of Autism. Should I get a few parents together to bust on your weak statements? Are you seriously making light of Autism?

    Guess you just need to think a bit before you make some of the deplorable comments you do.

  • Certain

    HEY ERD – Can you post any credible accounting of this? Seems like open carry fanatics (who, by the way, are largely ridiculed on CB) getting robbed for their guns would have been on nation wide tv, yet the only mention I can find is in this article you’ve linked to 37 times in the past couple of days. So maybe post something that isn’t a load of horseshit.

  • John Q Public

    CS, you missed an interesting part of the article:

    “Silvera, who later pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, is seeking unspecified monetary damages for the alleged civil rights violations.”

  • Ariel

    Common Sense,
    Links, or the string you used for a search, would be good so the rest of us can read for ourselves. As for the fractured leg, yeah you can deal with a fractured leg for a couple of days because a fracture means anything from a crack to a full separation. I guess “Grandma Cancer” wasn’t up to taking him but “Miss Titty” was. Did you really write those phrases while awake? Were you on empathy, and decency, shut-down?

    Jake C.,
    How did you get from “Then, in a common police tactic employed to cover up violations of individual’s rights, the police charged Silvera with assaulting the cops. She was released on $1,500 bail after being held for two days.” to “Obviously shows there was a domestic occurring.” The charge of assaulting a police officer can be true, and can be made up bullshit to do just what was written. Remember the dancing college student who was charged with assaulting the saddled cops (by attacking their horses) in order to justify the police assault on him? The video didn’t support the police claim of assault, in fact it showed it to be a lie. There are a lot more in the same vein. Some cops do use it to cover up their actions, just as they use resisting arrest.

  • Ghost

    @ ERD, You didn’t read your own link. It says the whole site, and stories submitted, are FAKE! As fake as Joke Slappy.

  • EvilRadicalDude

    That’s the whole point you flipping tards. After all this site is all about fake posts.

  • Anon

    Accountability is an allusion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEJza1-4zRk

  • Jake C

    Ariel – You said, ” The charge of assaulting a police officer can be true, and can be made up bullshit to do just what was written. Can you prove that statement? Yes, I believe I jumped the gun a little on this one. The officer hasn’t been charged with that as of yet. It is all “court documents” which means it is one person’s word. We don’t know what the officer’s words are. This is an extremely one sided article. We don’t know the officer’s side of it.

  • Ghost

    @ERD Occasionally you have made some valid points from your skewed perspective. Now your just grasping at straws. I did have something like online respect for you. Not anymore. You could never convince me you knew callthecops is a satire site. You read that story and thought you had the ammo to use against this site. Nice try. Next….

  • Ghost

    @slappy What we do know is that your a fucking moron. You just can’t fix stupid.

  • Jake C

    Ghost – What is known about you is you are just another bottom feeder who feeds off the crap society has left for you. I’m sure your family is proud of you. I would say not. You are walking talking pure stupid. Please continue your lies.

  • EvilRadicalDude

    Ghost,

    You’ve never had any respect from me. I found the story humorous much like the fiction posted on this site. What I find even more humorous are the comments from the people who believe it and are calling the copblockers idiots.

    If we are going post fake stories on “copblock” and such a story is made about “copblock” what better place to post it than “copblock”.

    I love how everyone is screaming about how the story is fake, yet eat up every annonomous post submitted to this site. I don’t believe in ghosts so I don’t need to convince one.

  • EvilRadicalDude

    And certain,

    Please share my “37 links” I’ll wait………..

  • Jake C

    EvilradicalDue – Very nicely said.

  • Ghost

    slappy You wish you could write like ERD don’t you? You should have paid attention in school.

  • Lonny Scott

    In light of the story out of mission Kansas about the cops sexually assaulting the mom on public I can believe that this occurred.

  • http://ArizonaLiquidators.com Auction Dan

    At some point “we” need to fight back in mass and “they” need to fear us. Clearly they can’t wait to disarm us.