Court finds Syracuse man not guilty of DWI
May 3, 2019 – A Syracuse man arrested by City of Rochester Police was acquitted on the charges of Reckless Driving, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and DWI following a trial in City Court. Police alleged that the man was operating his vehicle on a crowded city street without his headlights on and nearly struck a group of pedestrians. Prosecutors refused to review video evidence prior to trial and to consider any reduction in the charges. Following a Bench Trial in City Court, the Attorney asked for the dismissal of the misdemeanor charges against the man. The court granted the request and found the defendant guilty of lesser, non-criminal offenses.
Court finds Clarence woman not guilty of DWI.
April 18, 2019 – A Clarence woman arrested by the New York State Police in January was acquitted on the charge of DWI following trial in Town Court. Troopers alleged she was driving while intoxicated and with a suspended license. Her lawyer asked the Court to dismiss the charges related to her license and successfully argued that she was not intoxicated.
Assault Charges Dismissed
April 16, 2019 – Charges against a Buffalo Man were dismissed in City Court after his Attorney argued that the Prosecution would not be able to prove their case. The man had been arrested by the Buffalo Police and accused of stabbing another man following an argument in his home. The man faced 15 years in prison if convicted.