RECENT CRIMINAL CASES
The following outlines recent results achieved on behalf of our clients:
NOT GUILTY-CLASS X FELONY-MANUFACTURE AND DELIVERY OF CANNABIS
A 35 year old Chicago man was charged with over 8000 grams of Cannabis and approximately 195 Cannabis plants in a near west side warehouse used for growing the plants. After the DEA decided not to prosecute, the case proceeded to trial in Cook County where the Judge found the Lab Reports had technical inaccuracies resulting in a dismissal of all Counts of the Indictment
NOT GUILTY-FELONY BATTERY TO A POLICE OFFICER-DEFENDANT SUES AND WINS A SIX FIGURE SETTLEMENT
A 21 year old man was charged in Kankakee with Battery to a Police Officer for a fight that broke out in the audience of a popular Mixed Martial Arts fight at KAOS. The defense claimed the Kankakee Police falsely charged the defendant knowing he did not strike any officers. Further the officers were covering up their brutal beating of the defendant. A Jury returned a verdict for the defendant in 17 minutes for the defendant. The defendant later sued Kankakee and KAOS resulting in a six figure settlement for the defendant.
DISMISSED- CLASS X FELONY-MANUFACTURE AND DELIVERY OF CANNABIS
A 19 year old man was charged with 20 Pounds of Cannabis after Chicago Police searched his trunk. At a Motion to Quash the Arrest a Cook County Judge found that the officers did not have probable cause to search the defendant’s trunk resulting in a dismissal of all counts of the Indictment.
NOT GUILTY-FELONY DUI NUMBER FIVE
A forty year old man who was charged with Felony Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol for his fifth time in eleven years was found Not Guilty. The Judge ruled based upon the lack of evidence at trial and a video of the traffic stop revealed that the defendant was not guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.