A judge gave the man who recorded Eric Garner's death a four-year sentence. Many believe Ramsey Orta has been a target of police retribution.

Since filming Eric Garner's death in July 2014, Ramsey Orta's life has changed in ways he couldn't imagine – mostly for the worse.

The man who recorded the police chokehold killing of Eric Garner will plead guilty to drug and weapon charges. He believes law enforcement has targeted him.

The man who filmed Eric Garner's death is wanted for an alleged domestic violence case involving his wife.


The Baltimore man who filmed the arrest of Freddie Gray, and who said police tried to intimidate him after he came forward, was himself arrested by police on Thursday, according to a report from Heavy.com. Kevin Moore, 30, who was arrested with two others, was later released without charges. The two others, identified as “Cop […]


In the midst of the truth-telling videos around police brutality and excessive force coming out lately, many are calling for the protection of those who are brave enough to come forward with the evidence clearly showing that police misconduct (and sometimes even murder). SEE ALSO: Walter Scott Shooting Witness Reveals Exactly What He Saw The Staten […]

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Ramsey Orta (pictured without a hat), the man who filmed Eric Garner’s death, will have to wait until March 12th to see how his current trial plays out. RELATED: Ramsey Orta, Man Who Filmed Eric Garner’s Death, Appears In Court Judge Stephen J. Rooney adjourned the case five minutes after Orta appeared in Richmond County Court Thursday morning […]


Unlike in NYPD officer Daniel Panteleo’s case, a Staten Island grand jury panel was less sympathetic to Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner’s fatal police encounter. A Staten Island grand jury Wednesday decided not to indict Pantaleo, who put Garner (pictured right), an unarmed Black man, in a chokehold shortly before his death, […]


Ramsey Orta (pictured center), the man who filmed a police officer choking Eric Garner, made his latest court appearance on gun possession charges Friday in Staten Island. SEE ALSO: White Kentucky Man Terrorizes Next Door Neighbor Undercover officers arrested Orta in Staten Island on August 2nd. They allege he slipped a .25 caliber handgun in […]


Man Who Filmed Eric Garner Video Arrested on Weapons Charge The 22-year-old bystander who filmed Eric Garner’s fatal arrest was arrested Saturday on a charge of gun possession, Staten Live reports. The man, Ramsey Orta, and a teenage woman, identified by police as Alba Lekaj, were arrested about 10 p.m. after leaving a hotel in Staten Island, […]


News of the fatal police encounter that led to Eric Garner’s death went viral with help of a video recording. That video was taken by Ramsey Orta, a Staten Island man and friend of Garner’s. In a brand new interview, Orta says he and Garner were deciding where to eat dinner when a fight broke out nearby. Garner successfully helped break […]