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State v. Anthony Smith

Charges: Exposure of Sexual Organs

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 7/13/2022 after supplementing the State Attorney’s Office with mitigating evidence, all charges against Mr. Smith were dropped.


State v. Cornelius Boldin

Charges: Battery

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 6/29/2022 after being contacted by the victim and submitted a sworn affidavit to the State Attorney’s Office, the charges against Mr. Boldin were dropped in just over a week from time of arrest.


State v. Dharitza Waite

Charges: Battery

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 6/29/2022 after speaking with the State Attorney’s Office regarding the facts of the case, the charges against Ms. Waite were dismissed.


State v. Vincent Rivera

Charges: Aggravated Battery and Resisting Officer Without Violence

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 6/6/2022 through a combination of a sworn affidavit signed by the victim and speaking with the State Attorney’s office about the facts of the case, all charges against our client were dismissed prior to the filing of formal charges.


State v. Cary Baker

Charge: Driving Under the Influence

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 4/13/2022 subsequent to providing the State Attorney’s Office with mitigating evidence, the pending charges against Ms. Baker were dropped.


State v. Alberto Escamilla

Charge: Battery By Strangulation

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 3/16/2022 after speaking with the State Attorney’s Office, all charges against our client were dismissed prior to the filing of formal charges.


State v. Mickey Sterger

Charges: Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Personal Injury, Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving Serious Bodily Injury

Disposition: Dropped

Description: On 3/9/2022 after completing an interview of the eyewitness and doing an extensive investigation into her recount of the incident, we noticed several inconsistencies. After bringing these inconsistencies to the State Attorney’s Office, all charges against Mr. Sterger were dismissed.


State v. Clarence Queen

Charge: Driving While License Suspended- Prior Conviction

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 1/26/2022 after review of the Driving Record and speaking with the State Attorney’s Office about a mistake on DHSMV part, all charges against Mr. Queen were dropped.


State v. Maria Melendez

Charge: Battery

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 1/6/2022 after speaking with the State Attorney’s Office regarding the facts of the case, the charges against our client were dismissed.


State v. Daniel Cook

Charge: Illegal Taking and Possession of Deer or Wild Turkey, Willful and Wanton Waste of Wildlife

Disposition: Dismissed

Description: On 11/4/2021 after speaking with the State Attorney’s Office about inconsistencies in the officer’s reports and providing mitigating evidence, all charges against Mr. Cook were dismissed.


State v. Daniel Ingham

Charge: Battery

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 10/28/2021 subsequent to providing the State Attorney’s Office with mitigating evidence, the charges against our client were dropped.


State v. Leigh Cobb

Charge: Misuse of 911; Willful Wanton Reckless Driving; and Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License

Disposition: Diversion Program

Description: On 9/21/2021, our client was able to enter in the diversion program. Upon completion of the diversion program, her charges will be dismissed.


State v. Barry Little

Charge: Domestic Battery

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 9/21/2021, through a combination of a sworn affidavit signed by the victim and a discrediting of eye-witness statements, all charges against our client were dismissed prior to the filing of formal charges.


State v. Fidel Pascual

Charge: Disorderly Conduct

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 9/21/2021, following the filing of Defense’s C4 Motion to Dismiss, the State Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges.


State v. Terrell Rodriguez

Charge: Carrying a Concealed Firearm

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 8/10/2021, upon Defense counsel providing mitigating evidence to the State Attorney’s Office, all charges against Mr. Rodriguez were dismissed.


State v. Steven Gonzalez

Charge: Refusal to Submit to Testing

Disposition: Not Guilty

Description: On 7/22/2021, a DUI Refusal charge was prosecuted by the Elected State Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit, Tom Bakkedahl. The Jury deliberated for 2 hours before declaring Mr. Gonzalez Not Guilty based on the officer lacked probable cause to arrest Mr. Gonzalez for DUI in the first place.


State v. Kyle Heistman

Charge: First Degree Petit Theft

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 7/13/2021, subsequent to Defense counsel providing mitigating evidence, the State Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges against Mr. Heistman.


State v. Sara McGaha

Charge: Disorderly Conduct

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 6/25/2021, following the filing of Defense’s C4 Motion to Dismiss, the State Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges against Ms. McGaha.


State v. Christopher Fontana

Charges: Stalking and Assault

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 6/3/2021, following Defense counsel providing the State Attorney’s Office with mitigating evidence, all charges against Mr. Fontana were dismissed.


State v. Jason Dames

Charge: Second Degree Murder with a Firearm

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 9/23/2020, subsequent to an evidentiary hearing, the trial court granted Defense’s Motion for Declaration of Immunity and Dismissal thereby relieving Mr. Dames of the charge of Second Degree Murder with a Firearm. The State Attorney’s Office later appealed the ruling and on 8/5/2021 an Order was entered by the 4th District Court of Appeals upholding the original ruling of dismissal.