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State v. Thomas Resh

Case Conclusion Date: 09.04.2007

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Defendant avoided long prison sentence

Description: Mr. Resh struck and killed a thirteen year old boy and killed him while driving a car. Mr. Resh was an unlicensed driver and he fled the scene of the accident. Later, Mr. Resh attempted to fix the damage to the vehicle. Mr. Resh was apprehended and was facing up to 20 years in prison. He scored a minimum of 12 years. At the conclusion of a three day sentencing hearing, the court concluded that a downward departure was appropriate and ordered the defendant to prison for one year and a day followed by five years of probation.

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