A Rochester hearth division captain who was accused of main firefighters to a celebration stuffed with racist tropes has retired.
In response to ABC Information Rochester affiliate WHAM, Captain Jeffrey Cryvy was compelled by town to go away the division after an investigation by the Metropolis of Rochester, Mayor Malik Evans introduced Tuesday.
“As of Monday, he has determined to retire earlier than the termination proceedings start,” Evans stated in an announcement to WHAM.
Final week, Jerrod Jones sued the Metropolis of Rochester and the Rochester Fireplace Division, accusing Cry of forcing him and two different firefighters to attend a non-public celebration on July 7.
In response to the lawsuit, Jones stated that when he arrived on the celebration, he noticed a big cut-out of former President Donald Trump and buckets of Kentucky fried hen subsequent to the Juneteenth flag.
Jones alleged that Marie Znidarcic-Nicosia, who owned the home the place the celebration was being held, approached him and requested if he needed to take the fried hen house.
He additionally claimed that the celebration had an entertainer impersonating Democratic Monroe County legislator Rachel Barnhart and that the celebration had a senior Rochester police officer.
Jones’ lawyer Nate McMurray took Twitter Criticizing the incident on Tuesday, he stated that an impartial inquiry has not been carried out but.
McMurray additionally criticized Crewey’s retirement as a result of he most likely retired along with his full pension.
McMurray didn’t reply to a request for remark from ABC Information.
Jones said that he instructed appearing battalion chief George Smith concerning the incident and Crivy’s involvement and was instructed that it will be appeared into, however court docket paperwork present that he needed to work with Cryvy throughout his subsequent shift. was assigned to.
Jones claimed he was experiencing emotional misery, fears retaliation towards him by Krivi and others, and is presently on go away from RFD, in accordance with the lawsuit.
He’s suing for $4 million in damages.