Cannabis Charge

Outcome: Not Guilty at Bench Trial

Description: Client was accused of dropping a baggie of cannabis when officers had him step from his vehicle at a roadblock in order to search the vehicle. Evidence at trial included multiple officers testifying our client dropped the baggie of cannabis to the ground as soon as he stepped from his vehicle. The judge found…

Damage Charge

Outcome: Not Guilty at Bench Trial

Description: Client was accused of damaging the car of the alleged victim with her own vehicle. Evidence at trial included the alleged victim testifying she heard a loud screeching sound as our client pulled her vehicle away from the vehicle of the alleged victim. The two had been arguing over a mutual boyfriend. Evidence also…

Trespass Charge

Outcome: Not Guilty at Bench Trial

Description: Client was accused of refusing to leave a bar in Downtown Peoria. Evidence included a police officer’s testimony that he saw a bouncer from the bar push our client out of the front door of the bar and onto the sidewalk. The judge found our client not guilty.

Battery Charge

Outcome: Not Guilty at Bench Trial

Description: Client was accused of attacking another person at a local park after trying to keep the child of the alleged victim from fighting with her own child. Evidence at trial included photographs of various injury sustained by the alleged victim. The judge found our client not guilty.

Criminal Damage to Property

Outcome: Not Guilty at Jury Trial

Description: Client was accused breaking a necklace worn by the host of a house party she was attending. Evidence at trial included scratch marks on the alleged victim near where the necklace was worn. The jury found our client not guilty.

Arson Charge

Outcome: Probation

Description: Client was accused of burning down the house of an ex-girlfriend and faced up to seven years in prison. We were able to obtain a sentence of probation for our client.

Battery Charge

Outcome: Not Guilty at Jury Trial

Description: Our client was accused of attacking another person and breaking several ribs of the alleged victim. The evidence at trial included photos of a boot imprint on the chest of the alleged victim. The jury found our client not guilty.

Cannabis Possession Charge

Outcome: Not Guilty at Jury Trial

Description: Client was arrested after cannabis was found in the console of the vehicle he was driving. Jury trial was held where police officer testified our client admitted the drugs found in the vehicle was his. Jury found our client not guilty.

Resisting a Peace Officer

Outcome: Not Guilty at Jury Trial

Description: Client was accused of striking and resisting a police officer after the officer stopped to check on the client when his vehicle was parked in the middle of a busy street during a heavy rain storm.

Sexual Abuse/Statutory Rape

Outcome: Not Guilty at Jury Trial

Description: Client was an 18 year old high school student accused of engaging in sexual relations with a junior high school student and was reported by the parents of the younger girl. Client was found not guilty at jury trial.