As Sgt. Kizzy Adonis recently became the only officer to face reprimand for Eric Garner’s death. Now Ramsey Orta remains the only individual present that day to be criminally charged. Orta, who recorded the deadly strangle hold on his cellphone, says he has been constantly harassed by the NYPD since releasing the video to the Daily News.
Orta says police have purposely focused on him for catching Garner’s death on video and presenting it to the world. Orta says he has been targeted and harassed by the NYPD since releasing the video. Orta has five (5) pending criminal cases and alleges he was almost killed in Rikers Island by rat poisoned food.