March 2, 2010

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Detective faces federal charges of excessive force on handcuffed people

WHITE PLAINS – A Sleepy Hollow Police detective has been indicted on two counts using of excessive force on handcuffed people.

Jose Quinoy, 36, of Tarrytown, was charged with two counts of violating their civil rights through excessive force.

The indictment, unsealed Tuesday in White Plains federal court charges Quinoy with assaulting and injuring two people, one on October 17 and the other on December 16, 2006, after they had been handcuffed and restrained by a police officer.

If found guilty, Quinoy faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison.

He was arraigned and released on $100,000 bond.

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