Criminal Defense Attorney

Representative Cases

Assault and Battery on a Household Member – Clerk’s Hearing – No Complaint Issued

AM, a 26-year-old waiter, had a loud yelling fight with his girlfriend (now ex-girlfriend). His girlfriend punched AM repeatedly in the arm after AM put his finger to her lips in an effort to “shush” her. His girlfriend called the police. AM left her apartment. Girlfriend told the police that AM had “covered [her] mouth […]

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Operating with Suspended License, etc – Clerk’s Hearing – No Complaint Issued

GS, a 30-year-old teacher, was involved in an early morning car accident. In addition to the damage done to his car GS was cited for driving with a suspended license, operating with no insurance, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and a marked lanes violation. GS’ license was suspended due to unpaid parking fees, and […]

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Wire Fraud – Federal Court – Dismissed; Larceny over $250 – State Court – Dismissed

ND, a 31-year-old computer programmer, was charged in federal court with Wire Fraud after an investigation by police from another state and the United States Secret Service. Specifically, he was accused in a scheme whereby someone posed as a real customer of a bank whom had a line of credit. The impostor requested a transfer of funds to […]

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Distribution of Cocaine, Subsequent Offense – Superior Court – Reduced

AB, a 42-year-old mechanic, was arrested and charged after a “sting” operation. A local police force had been surveilling a known “drug house.” A confidential informant (CI) from the drug house told one of the detectives that a certain person was supplying the cocaine to the house. The CI described the dealer to the police; […]

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Violation of Restraining Order – Clerk’s Hearing – No Complaint Issued

EJ, a 36-year-old landscaper, has been involved in a lengthy and contentious split from his wife. She has accused him of abusing her, physically and emotionally. Months ago, the wife obtained a restraining order against EJ. There is also an ongoing criminal case in the District Court, whereby EJ is charged with several domestic violence […]

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Malicious Destruction of Property – Clerk’s Hearing – No Complaint Issued

WJ, a soon-to-be college freshman, and two of his friends were accused of smashing a random mailbox. More specifically, a homeowner was awakened by the sound of young men (probably drunk) damaging his property. The property owner came outside and confirmed what he heard – 3 males kicking and punching his mailbox. The homeowner told […]

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Malicious Destruction of Property (2 Counts) – Pretrial Probation

OW and his neighbors, the Smiths, had been feuding for 5 years. It started when OW began working on his house – a 3-family home in a densely packed neighborhood. OW performed almost all of the work himself, sometimes with the help of his son. The Smiths became angry  over the unsightly machinery and debris that […]

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Home Invasion – Dismissed

At 4:15am the police received a frantic 911 call from a young lady. She claimed that two young men, TM and TJ, were smashing the windows into her apartment and going after her boyfriend. The police responded to the home and found that the apartment windows had been smashed. TM and TJ were nowhere to be […]

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Distribution of Class C Substance (Subsequent Offense), School Zone Drug Offense, Conspiracy – Probation, No Jail – Superior Court

MF, a 52-year-old lifetime drug abuser, was stopped after police witnessed him engage in a “hand-to-hand” drug transaction with two other “known drug users.” Undercover detectives, walking the street as pedestrians, followed three white males. The detectives’ attention was initially drawn to the men based on their “unusual” behavior which, in the police’s opinion, was consistent […]

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Larceny of a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Stop for Police – Juvenile Court – Pre-Trial Probation

SV, a 17-year-old high school student, went to a house party. The owners and their children were out of town. A friend of the owners’ daughter knew the location of the spare house key; so, she let herself into the home. What started as a small gathering turned into an out-of-control party. SV attended the […]

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