Case Conclusion Date:July 5, 2010
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:Burglary and Assault Charges - DISMISSED
Description:After an altercation with store security at a major department store, my client was forcefully arrested and taken to jail. She was charged with Penal Code 459 - second degree burglary and Penal Code 242 - assault (for alleging punching and kicking a store security ("Loss Prevention") officer. I prepared a discovery motion to review all store surveillance footage. I set-up a meeting with the lead prosecutor assigned to the case and we reviewed the video together. I was able to expose several major holes in the state's case. This resulted in the case being DISMISSED in its entirety.