March 24, 2023

Who is Nicki Stone? Trans Woman Arrested by NYPD; Bio, Wiki, Age, Video, Family, Facebook

Nicki Stone who also goes by the name Nikki Stone is an 18-year-old trans woman yanked from a protest and thrown into an unmarked van by NYPD officers in a viral video on Tuesday, July 28th. She was released from jail around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29th after five hours in custody and greeted by throngs of cheering protesters.

Nicki Stone Arrest

About 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28th, Stone was marching with other protesters through Kips Bay when she was picked up under suspicion of destroying four police cameras on June 30 at City Hall Park. Video posted on social media showed at least four plainclothes cops taking Stone into a silver KIA minivan,  as other protesters tried to intervene.

Police said its Warrant Squad routinely uses “unmarked vehicles to effectively locate wanted suspects.” The police department confirmed in a statement on Twitter that its officers had used an unmarked van in the arrest, adding that the woman who was taken into custody was “wanted for damaging police cameras during 5 separate criminal incidents in & around City Hall Park.”

Cops allege that during the arrest, other protesters started throwing rocks and bottles when they attempted to detain Stone.

Nicki Stone Charges

Stone was later charged with criminal mischief for writing on the cameras at City Hall Park, sources said.

She was also hit with several counts of graffiti and criminal mischief as well as other charges in four separate incidents between June 19 and July 6, including for allegedly scribbling inside The Oculus and on an F-train at 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue.

The accused vandal was welcomed out of custody by about a dozen Black Lives Matter protesters, including the movement’s New York leader, Hawk Newsome.