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Justin Burgos The teenage son of a retired NYPD major was arrested after he allegedly drove his BMW through a group of protesters in New York City, leaving an 18-year-old injured, police said.
Justin Burgos was driving his BMW in the West Village around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday night when the street was blocked by a group of bicycle protesters.
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Justin Burgos is 18 years old.
Justin Burgos just ran their car into #FireCuervo protesters
Protesters were demonstrating near the NYPD, near the Sixth Precinct Police Station, demanding that Sergeant Joseph Cuervo be fired for allegedly assaulting a gay black man in 2013.
In 2015, Cuervo was sued by Michael Watson for the 2013 incident. According to the lawsuit, Cuervo and other officers allegedly threw Watson to the ground and beat and kicked him when he responded to police.
Watson received a $ 150,000 settlement from the city in February 2017, records show.
Images shared on social media show the driver honking his horn as he tries to force his way through the bike lockdown.
When a bicycle sinks under the front wheel of the BMW, a police officer removes it as protesters begin to surround the car.
The driver then appears to speed through the crowd, cutting off two protesters before speeding away.
As a result of the incident, an 18-year-old protester was struck by the teenager’s BMW and was treated at the scene for a right knee injury, police said.
A Twitter user who posted the video wrote: ‘Someone just crashed his car into #FireCuervo protesters just outside the 6th NYPD compound.
The NYPD came and started a protester’s bike out of the way before the car passed and struck the protesters while accelerating. The protesters ran after the car and then the policemen ran after them and the car. ”
Someone just ran their car into #FireCuervo protesters right outside of NYPD’s 6th precinct. NYPD came & ripped a protester’s bike out of the car’s way before the car went through & hit protesters as it sped off. Protesters ran after the car & then cops ran after them & the car. pic.twitter.com/mmvpYDt2Rq
— Ash J (@AshAgony) July 22, 2021
Police detained Burgos near the intersection of Grove and Bleecker streets.
He has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, reckless endangerment, fleeing from an officer in a vehicle, in addition to other charges.
According to a law enforcement source, Burgos is the son of a New York Police Deputy Inspector who retired from the department in 2018.
On Thursday, Burgos was released without bail at the arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court.