Larceny Over $250 (2 counts) -- Brighton Division of BMC

Outcome: Charges Reduced

Description: Just before 2am, at a neighborhood bar, Mr. T, a young professional, became involved in an altercation with two other patrons. They accused him of stealing their belongings; specifically, a purse and a coat. The police responded and Mr. T was found to possess the other people's items. The alleged victims told police that Mr. T assaulted them. A negotiation with the prosecutor led to a reduction in charges, from felonies to misdemeanors.