Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2006
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Description:Client charged with Robbery Second degree. It was alleged that he had forcibly taken a woman's purse in the park. Client maintained his innocence. There were immigration issues. Case was indicted & offer was a lengthy state prison sentence. Client maintained that he was innocent. I negotiated with the DA to reduce to a non-violent felony. Client maintained innocence. We geared up for trial & investigated, searching for video, interviewing witnesses. We were able to ascertain the complainant was a victim in numerous cases and had a history of mental health problems including delusions including her false report of being gang raped. After all the information was provided to the DA, they dismissed in the interest of justice.