Case Results

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

DUI Charges Dropped - 5/13/2016

Client was stopped for a headlight being out and for an expired registration. The Officer claimed that the client was giving incoherent responses to questions, and noted an odor of alcohol, red eyes and unsteady balance. A DUI officer was called in to investigate and the client performed field sobriety exercises on video. The client was then arrested and had a breath test result of .177.

Result: Client was offered Pre-Trial Diversion, which would have guaranteed a dismissal of the DUI. Instead, the client accepted a plea to a reckless driving (as it involved less cost/penalties than a diversion program) and the DUI charge was dropped.

Felony Possession of Cannabis over 20 grams (airport), Possession of Paraphernalia

Paraphernalia charge was dismissed. - 5/13/2016

Client was accused of possessing more than 20 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia while trying to clear TSA screening at the Orlando International Airport.

Result: The Client paid a $250 fine and received No Conviction.The Paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

Child Abuse

No Charges Filed - 5/10/2016

Client came to Longwell Lawyers because he was caught in the middle of a custody battle. The father of Girlfriend’s son called police and accused Client of hitting his son. After assisting law enforcement in investigating the allegations, no charges were filed and Client was never arrested.

Seminole County Criminal Court

Trafficking in More than 200 grams of Methamphetamine and Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine

Client pled to lesser included offense - 5/9/2016

Trafficking in More than 200 grams of Methamphetamine dismissed (Client pled to lesser included offense Trafficking between 14 grams and 200 grams of Methamphetamine) – 5/9/16

On the morning of trial, Client accepted a plea offer of 5 years prison on a case where he was originally facing between 30 and 60 years in prison.

Orange County Criminal Court

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Resulted in hung jury, State dropped charges - 5/9/2016

Client was accused of speeding and cutting in and out of traffic, while tailgating and driving aggressively. When stopped, the officer reported slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, the odor of alcohol. Beer bottles were found in the vehicle. The officer claimed the client failed field sobriety exercises. The client refused a breath test.

Securities Fraud, Unlawful Sale of Unregistered Securities, and Unlawful Sale of Securities by Unlicensed Agents

Dropped - 5/9/2016

Client was allegedly engaging in fraudulent sales of securities and sold unregistered securities through unlicensed agents. Client was charged with 38 total counts, and faced up to 215 years in prison.

Result: Longwell Lawyers demonstrated that client’s product and patents are legitimate and in no way lack value in inducing investors. The client accepted a plea to being indirectly and strictly liable for 2 counts each of unwittingly allowing for the sale of unregistered securities by unregistered agents. The Securities Fraud charge, along with 33 other counts, were all dropped.

Orange County Circuit Criminal Court

Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Charge filed - 5/5/2016

Client was arrested for Battery (Domestic Violence) and ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim. After having the No Contact Order removed, Longwell Lawyers was able to get the State to drop the criminal charge.

Osceola County Criminal Court

Possession of K2

Case Dropped - 5/2/2016

Client’s vehicle was stopped and searched. Law Enforcement found a brand of synthetic marijuana called K2, something they claimed was a “controlled substance” and arrested Client for a 3rd Degree felony. Earlier that day, Client had purchased K2, over the counter, at a gas station. Unbeknownst to both the Gas Station and Client, 6 days prior, Florida’s legislature made possession of K2 a 3rd Degree Felony punishable by 5 years in prison. Longwell Lawyers successfully argued that Client lacked the required knowledge of the substance’s illicit nature.

Orange County Criminal Court

Battery on a Person over 65

Case Dropped - 4/15/2016

Client was engaged in a verbal but non-violent dispute with a family member. When an accident happened, and an elderly relative was knocked down, police were called and client was arrested for a 3rd Degree Felony.

Seminole County Criminal Court

Robbery with a Deadly Weapon

Dropped - Client pled to simple robbery - 4/13/2016

Client came to Longwell Lawyers in despair. With no prior criminal history, Client’s prior counsel led him to believe that he had no defense and that 4 years in prison was the best offer he could hope for. Client ultimately pled to a lesser included offense and was sentenced to probation with no additional jail or prison time.

Orange County Criminal Court

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