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John Patrick Guidry II
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John Guidry’s Legal Cases

22 total

  • State of Florida vs. N. Medina

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jul 15, 2009
    Outcome:
    Dropped Case (nolle pros) after Motion to Suppress
    Description:
    Issue of First Impression regarding a stop for failure to use a blinker (!?), drugs found included Heroin, Cocaine, and Cannabis. Case turned on court's interpretation of statute 316.234(2).
  • State of Florida v. C. Jones

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jul 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    Case Dropped (nolle pros)
    Description:
    Motion to Dismiss filed regarding issues involving the timing of Mr. Jone's arrest, even though the state filed a timely Information, as the original arrest involved the handcuffing of Mr. Jones, he was then "unarrested" due to his potential cooperation with authorities. Question presented to court involved how this failed attempt at cooperation would affect the Speedy Trial Rule, when speedy trial was never officially waived.
  • State v. L.P.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Outcome:
    Nolle Pros (State dropped charges)
    Description:
    Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, cops allegedly saw defendant with drugs, throwing drugs into back seat of vehicle, defendant also allegedly had white powdery substance under her nose....Can't believe everything you read, especially in a police report!
  • State of Florida v. M.G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    No Information Filed (case dropped)
    Description:
    My client was charged with grand theft, State had an eyewitness to my client being in the car, but he was never caught inside the car, and the police never bothered to obtain physical evidence from inside the car (i.e. fingerprints, etc).
  • State of Florida vs. J.F.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 28, 2009
    Outcome:
    No Information Filed (State Dropped Case)
    Description:
    Charges of Armed Robbery (Attempted), allegedly went down in a popular nightclub's men's bathroom, my client was arrested by the time he exited the front door. We interviewed the photography team at the club that night, there were three people present with cameras, also uncovered a few others sitting right next to bathroom area. Our witnesses reported no wrongdoing from their vantage point....no physical evidence, no weapon on my client!
  • State of Florida v. K.A.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    Criminal mischief charges alleging damage to a vehicle, we obtained sworn statement from defense witness that helped counter info in police report.
  • State of Florida v. T.Y.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 27, 2009
    Outcome:
    Time Served.
    Description:
    Motion to Suppress filed, charges of Possession of Cocaine and Possession of MDMA (Ecstasy), at motion to suppress hearing state made an offer my client couldn't refuse
  • State of Florida v. R.K.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 20, 2009
    Outcome:
    Time Served.
    Description:
    Violation of Probation where my client scored mandatory prison. We continued the case several times to, finally, submit compliance evidence with the court, stipulated downward departure to time served
  • State of Florida vs. F.P.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jul 23, 2009
    Outcome:
    Criminal Case Dropped, reduced to Infraction
    Description:
    Charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with property damage, two eyewitnesses to event eager to testify, real issue here was the fact that my client truly had no intent to commit any sort of crime, it was merely a misunderstanding due to a language barrier, thus the state dropped the criminal charges down to a civil infraction of careless driving.
  • State of Florida v. A.B.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    Time Served.
    Description:
    Possession of Cocaine & Drug Paraphernalia, also arrested for Driving While License Suspended as a Habitual Traffic Offender. Filed Motion to Suppress evidence, on the date of the hearing, state makes my client an offer he couldn't refuse of time served.