Violent Crime Case Results

Charge: Felony Probation Violation

Facing: 16-20 months in jail
Result: Probation extended

North Carolina v. K.H. - Our client violated the terms of his probation for five previous charges of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. At the probation violation hearing, we were able to convince the judge to allow our client to undergo drug treatment and remain on probation, rather than serve an active sentence.

Charge: 1st Degree Burglary, Felony Breaking or Entering, Felony Larceny, Misdemeanor Larceny, Unauthorized Use of A Motor Vehicle, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Facing: 91 - 118 months
Result: 6-8 months in jail

North Carolina v. C.M. - Our client pled guilty to several felonies and several misdemeanors. We were able to convince the judge to place our client on probation. Shortly after being placed on probation, he was charged with first degree burglary. He pled guilty to a second charge of felony larceny and all charges, including his probation violation, were consolidated for one judgment.

Charge: Aid and Abet Robbery with A Dangerous Weapon, Aid and Abet Assault with A Deadly Weapon with Intent To Kill Inflicting Serious Injury

Facing: 89 - 125 months
Result: Dismissed

North Carolina v. K.G. - Our client was accused of helping to plan the brutal robbery of a pizza delivery person. The State's evidence included our client's statements as well as those of her co-defendants. We were able to convince the prosecutor that our client was manipulated by the real perpetrators and that she did not knowingly assist them in carrying out the robbery.

Charge: Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon

Facing: 64-86 months
Result: Misdemeanor Probation

North Carolina v. A.G. - The State alleged that our client stole a bicycle from another individual at gun point. Several eyewitnesses had positively identified our client. We argued that there was insufficient evidence to establish that our client possessed a real weapon during the commission of the crime. After initially offering a felony plea, the Assistant District Attorney reduced the charge to a misdemeanor and our client was placed on probation.

Charge: Possession of a Firearm on a Federal Installation

Facing: 12 months
Result: Dismissed

U.S. v. B.T. - After military police questioned our client regarding a previous incident, they searched his vehicle. Officers found a concealed weapon with no permit. After providing military officials with our client's medical records, which showed a long history of mental instability, they decided not to prosecute the case.

Charge: Attempted First Degree Murder, Assault with A Deadly Weapon With Intent To Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, First Degree Burglary, Assault On A Female

Facing: 24 - 31.5 years in prison
Result: 25 - 39 mos.

North Carolina vs. J.A. - The State accused our client of repeatedly stabbing another man whom he suspected of having an affair with the mother of his child. In the process the woman was also assaulted. The client later confessed his involvement in the altercation. We were able to negotiate a dismissal of most of the charges. The client ultimately pled guilty to the reduced charge of felonious assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Charge: Robbery with A Dangerous Weapon (4 Counts), First Degree Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with A Dangerous Weapon

Facing: 12 - 17 years in prison
Result: Dismissed

North Carolina vs. M.W. - An incarcerated defendant accused our client of participating in the robbery of a group of young at a party. We were able to raise doubt as to the credibility of this individual. In the end, the prosecutor dismissed these charges, citing a lack of evidence.

Disclaimer: The listed cases are illustrative of the types of cases handled and do not represent the entire record of cases handled by the firm. The outcome of a particular case is based upon a variety of factors and cannot be predicated upon a lawyer's or law firm's past results. The penalties listed for each case are the maximum amount of time the client was facing, based upon the structured sentencing guidelines and taking into consideration each client's criminal record at that time. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.