36 month enhanced sentence

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Reversed Sentence

Client was given a 36 month enhanced sentence in Federal Court for allegedly being the leader of the “One Order” gang in Kingston, Spanish Towne, Jamaica. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the sentence enhancement and remanded the case for resentencing.¬†(2017)

Assault on Person over 65

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Dismissed

Client was charged with assault on his mother-in-law, resulting in her seeking medical attention at the hospital. Investigation proved the “victim” fabricated the accusation, resulting in dismissal just prior to trial of all charges. (2017)

Operation of a grow house

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Dismissed

Client was charged in Broward County, Florida with operating a marijuana grow house. After a motion to suppress the search of the house was granted by the Judge the prosecutor dismissed all charges. (2016)

Possession of Heroin

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Acquitted

Client was charged in Glades County Florida with Possession of Heroin and Introduction of Heroin into a State Correctional Facility. Defendant was acquitted of both charges by the jury. (2016)

Narcotics conspiracy

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Sentence reduction

Client was extradited from Colombia to Tampa on a narcotics conspiracy indictment alleging transportation of multiple tons of cocaine. A Rule 35 motion was obtained resulting in a sentence reduction from 22 years to “time served” allowing client to go home 17 years early. (2015)

Sexual battery

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Acquitted

Client charged with capital sexual battery on a minor in Fort Myers. Defendant was acquitted of all charges by a jury. (2015)

Trafficking in cocaine

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Probation

Client charged with trafficking in cocaine carrying a 15 year minimum/mandatory prison sentence. After a motion to dismiss was filed alleging police misconduct client was offered and accepted a plea to probation. (2014)

Federal Robbery

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Dismissed

Client charged with 8 counts in Federal Court with Robbery of a Brinks truck resulting in the homicide of the Brinks courier. Case tried to a jury in Fort Lauderdale resulting in dismissal of 7 counts, including the homicide charge. (2013)

Aggravated assault

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Dismissed

Client charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Broward County Circuit Court. Case dismissed after filing Florida Stand Your Ground immunity motion. (2012)

Immigration matter

Practice Area: Immigration

Outcome: Granted cancellation of removal

Husband and wife with one US citizen child granted cancellation of removal in Orlando, Florida by Immigration Judge. (2012)

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