MIAMI — A Miami Gardens police officer is suing a Miami-Dade police officer, alleging violation of the Driver's Privacy Protection Act.
Miami Gardens police officer Isabel Marlene Garciga filed a complaint on Dec. 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Miami-Dade police officer Evelyn Muniz, alleging that Muniz accessed the plaintiff's motor vehicle records without consent or valid reason.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2016, she was caused to feel at risk and as if she was the subject of law enforcement scrutiny. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for allegedly violating to law to access her motor vehicle records.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual and compensatory damages, interest, liquidated damages of at least $2,500 for each violation of DPPA and any other relief as this court deems just. She is represented by Yechezkel Rodal of Rodal Law, P.A. in Dania Beach and Phillip A. Ortiz of The Firm Law Group in Miami Lakes.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:16-cv-25362-KMW