Case Conclusion Date:October 10, 2013
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:45 days jail and 45 days house arrest
Description:Client, a juvenile, and his two friends accosted a 59-year old victim on the street. They demanded his car keys and beat him up when the victim refused. The victim was eventually taken to the hospital for fractured eye orbital and jaw. The client and his friends stole the victim's car to pick up girls to party. DA's office asked the court to incarcerate defendants for at least 18 months; Victim came to court and asked judge for the same thing. Fred Thiagarajah convinced judge to sentence his client to 45 days jail and 45 days house arrest.