All charges against wanted fugitive dismissed
October 25, 2018, Dedham District Court case no. 0954CR000551 charging distribution of cocaine in a school zone and drug conspiracy; Cambridge District Court case no. 0752CR002943 charging possession with intent to distribute cocaine in a school zone, and failure to stop for police; Lawrence District Court case no. 1818CR001840 charging failure to identify, RMV fraud, operating with suspended license, false name upon arrest. In 2009, client flees prosecution after prior retained counsel advised that his cases could not be defended and he would serve prison time. April 2018, client arrested and charged in Lawrence District Court with license fraud. Fingerprint check reveals warrants on the Cambridge, Dedham matters. We appear in each court and secure client's pretrial release despite prior defaults. Cambridge: 4/19/17 drug charges dismissed due to due to Hinton lab malfeasance; 4/18/18 failure to stop dismissed at our request. Dedham: Commonwealth dismisses all charges due to Hinton lab malfeasance. Lawrence: After we uncovered evidence of state police misrepresentations regarding basis for stop, Commonwealth agrees to dismiss all charges upon client's admission to misdemeanor driving on a suspended license, following which that charge was also dismissed on 10/25/18.
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense