Ramsey Orta, the Staten Island man who filmed Eric Garner's death, has been sentenced to four years in prison in a (supposedly) unrelated weapon and drugs case.
The man who was on site during the death of Eric Garner, and provided the famous footage that went viral online, was denied his request for a special prosecutor in an unrelated gun case. Ramsey Orta made the request, believing that the charges are “trumped in retaliation” to releasing the footage of Garner’s fatal confrontation […]
Director Spike Lee is taking yet another stand against police brutality, this time in remembrance of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father of six who died after being held in an illegal chokehold by NYPD officers. Lee, who previously released a video mash-up of an iconic police brutality scene from Do The Right Thing with Garner’s death, […]
Days after NYPD arrested Ramsey Orta, the man who videotaped Eric Garner’s chokehold death, authorities also arrested his wife in Staten Island. Chrissie Ortiz, 30, was picked up on assault charges after a dispute with a female in front of 206 Bay St., an NYPD spokesman said. Ortiz was arrested just steps from the area where police […]
Eric Garner’s chokehold death has rocked the NYPD to its core and stirred up more accusations against the force with the arrest of the man who filmed it. According to the NY Daily News, Staten Island man Ramsey Orta was arrested yesterday for possession of a gun. While police claim Orta passed the.25-caliber Norton semi-automatic to a teenager, […]