Criminal Case History

Escape, Refusing to Submit to Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct, DISMISSED x2

This matter originated as a result of a brawl outside of a bar where four separate local police departments responded. The chaotic scene made it very difficult to determine who did what. I successfully negotiated the dismissal of three separate charges of Escape Class D, Refusing to Submit to Arrest Class D, and Disorderly Conduct Class E for two separate Defendants.

Domestic Violence Assault Dismissed

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of my client’s Domestic Violence Assault charge in exchange for a plea of Criminal Mischief. The Criminal Mischief charge will also be dismissed shortly.

Theft and Criminal Threatening Charge, Cases Dismissed

I successfully negotiated for a dismissal of my client’s Theft Charge and negotiated for a *Deferred Disposition* for the Criminal Threatening Charge.

*Deferred Disposition allows for the charges to be dismissed, after an agreed upon date, as long as the client follows the agreed upon conditions.

Protection from Abuse, Case Dismissed

I successfully negotiated for a dismissal of a Protection from Abuse case brought against my client.

Third Offense Felony Operating Under The Influence (OUI) Charges Dismissed

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of a third offense felony operating under the influence charge for a plea to a class e misdemeanor operating beyond license condition or restriction.  In this matter there was a significant delay between the stop of my clients motor vehicle and the blood alcohol content test administered by the officer.  Further, the officer failed to observe the 15 minute wait period prior to administering the test to my client.  I retained the services of an expert witness who’s  report helped me convinced the district attorney’s office that the blood alcohol content test evidence would most likely not be admissible at trial.  The matter was then resolved by agreement. In this matter my client also avoided a six year driver’s license suspension as a result of this arrangement and our previous victory at the department of motor vehicles hearing related to this matter.

Criminal Charges for Unlawful Furnishing Scheduled Drug, Case Dismissed

I successfully negotiated for a dismissal of a criminal charge for Unlawful Furnishing Scheduled Drug Charge, for a plea by my client to Possession of Marijuana.

Maine Criminal Defense: Aggravated Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs while Possessing Firearm Dismissed

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of my client’s class C felony aggravated trafficking in exchange for a plea to misdemeanor possession of marijuana.  As part of the agreement, the firearm was returned to my client.

Theft, Case Dismissed

I successfully negotiated for a dismissal of my client’s Theft by unauthorized Taking or Transfer Charge.

Maine Criminal Defense: Assault

I successfully negotiated the dismissal of an assault charge against my client in exchange for a plea for disorderly conduct in the Androscoggin County Superior Court.

Violation of Seat belt Offense, Case Filed

I successfully negotiated for a *filing with the court my client’s offense for failure to wear a seatbelt while driving.

*Filing generally occurs when the District Attorney agrees not to prosecute for an offense and the charge is filed away to be eventually dismissed if the client engages in no further criminal/civil violations during the filing period.

Operating Under the Influence and Violating Condition of Release, Cases Dismissed

I successfully negotiated for a dismissal of my client’s Class D: Operating Under the Influence Charge, with a plea to Driving to Endanger.  I also successfully negotiated for a dismissal of the Violating Condition of Release Charge.

Domestic Violence Assault and Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug, Cases Dismissed

I successfully negotiated for a dismissal of my client’s Domestic Violence Assault Charge and negotiated for a *filing* of his Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug Charge.

*Filing generally occurs when the District Attorney agrees not to prosecute for an offense and the charge is filed away to be eventually dismissed if the client engages in no further criminal/civil violations during the filing period.

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