Recent Criminal Defense Case Results (April 2016)
➤Prostitution – Dismissed
Client was arrested and charged with the criminal offense of Prostitution. After an investigation revealed issues with the police officer’s sworn report, the district attorney agreed to dismiss the case in exchange for a sex education class.
➤Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Dismissed
Client was facing a serious felony with the potential for a lengthy punishment range. Our client was adamant that he did not commit the crime and we agreed. The state was unwilling to dismiss the case, and the case was set for trial. On the day of trial, with a jury panel in the hall, the case was dismissed.
➤Motion to Adjudicate – Dismissed
Our client faced potential prison time after alleged violations surfaced while on probation. The state filed a motion to revoke the probation and we set out to find the truth. After a lengthy investigation revealed credibility issues with the State’s witness the motion to adjudicate was dismissed and client was placed back on his original probationary terms.
➤Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Dismissed
The officer’s basis for the search was unlawful. Unlawful evidence is inadmissible and without it, the State could not prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. We presented case law directly on point that showed the problems with the officer’s actions. Case dismissed!