DUI (injury/property damage); Reckless Driving; Hit and Run (Leaving the Scene).
No conviction and civil infractions dismissed
Seminole County. Client was accused of “rear-ending” another
car and then leaving the scene. The alleged victim and pursued the client
and bystanders claimed that the client drove recklessly while trying to
get away. The client stopped in a business parking lot and was confronted
by the alleged victim. The alleged victim was very aggressive. Police
arrived and arrested the client for DUI, Reckless Driving, Leaving the
Scene of a Crash and cited our client with several civil infractions.
The client registered a breath test result of .104. The client’s
license was administratively suspended as a result of the breath test
result. Longwell Lawyers was retained and immediately got to work. We
helped the client obtain a license within 10 days of the arrest. A plea
of not guilty was entered for all criminal and civil charges. The alleged
victim was ultimately charged with Battery and Criminal Mischief attacking
our client and maliciously damaging our client’s car. The DUI against
our client was dropped. Our client avoided any criminal conviction and
the civil infractions were dismissed.
Sex Offense Charge Dropped
Meet a minor for unlawful activity dropped
Our client was accused of trying to meet with a minor for sexual purposes,
and was facing up to 15 years in prison and a lifetime designation as
a sex offender. Longwell Lawyers fought hard and was able to get the charge
dropped to unlawful use of a two way communication device (which is not
a sex offense). The client was not convicted of any crime and did not
go to prison.
Client Accused of Murder Released on Bond
Client released on reasonable bond
Our client is accused of murder in a case that has been publicized in the
media. Board Certified Criminal Trial Expert Benjamin Jones, led Longwell
Lawyers in property asserting our client’s right to be presumed
innocent and to be released on a reasonable bond while awaiting trial
on his charge, resulting in a reasonable bond being set.
Felony Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Paraphernalia charges dropped
Our client was stopped by law enforcement for a minor traffic violation.
The Officer claimed to smell the odor of Cannabis and searched the vehicle.
Various controlled substances and paraphernalia were allegedly seized
from the motor vehicle and from the client. The client allegedly admitted
to the possession and use of the controlled substances and paraphernalia.
Client was arrested and charged.
Longwell Lawyers pressed the case to a pre-trial motion hearing and the
State filed a Nolle Prosequi, dropping the charges.
Battery (Domestic Violence) charge dropped
Client was accused of battering his spouse, causing her to lose consciousness.
Our client was released on bond with restrictions prohibiting him from
contacting his spouse and requiring that he wear an electronic monitor.
Longwell Lawyers was able to work with the alleged victim and our client
to get the charges dropped, immediately. The client was released from
electronic monitoring and all charges were dropped.
Felony Possession of Controlled Substances Dropped
Seminole County Circuit Court
Client was stopped for minor traffic infractions. The officer claimed to
smell cannabis and searched the vehicle. Several controlled substances,
a firearm and some cash were found. The client was arrested and charged.
Longwell Lawyers obtained discovery, took depositions and prepared the
case for trial – which prompted the State to drop the felony controlled
Felony Grand Theft (Employee)/Embezzlement charge Dropped
Felony charges dropped to misdemeanor.
Court: Osceola County Circuit Court
Our client was accused of stealing merchandise from an employer. The alleged
crimes were caught on video. Longwell Lawyers was able to reveal several
problems with the case, causing the State to drop the charge to a misdemeanor.
8 Counts of Possession of Controlled Substances Dropped
All charges dropped
Court: Orange County Circuit Court
Our client was arrested as part of an operation that alleged that our client
was selling drugs. Our client reportedly was in possession of heroin and
suboxone. Longwell Lawyers got involved in the case and the charges were
dropped prior to arraignment.
Possession of Heroin within 1000’ of a Convenience Store with Intent to Sell, Sale/Delivery of Heroin, Possession of Heroin
Client was accused of possessing and selling Heroin at a convenience store.
DUI (Third Offense) dropped
DUI dropped (client entered a plea to Reckless D
Client was stopped for speeding and swerving. The Officer smelled alcohol
and the client admitted to drinking. After performing field sobriety exercises,
the officer concluded that our client was impaired and arrested our client.
Breath test results of .129/.127 were collected. Our client had two prior
DUI’s, causing the client to face a potential felony DUI and enhanced
penalties, including mandatory 30 days of jail and a 10 year license suspension.
Longwell Lawyers represented the client and prepared the case for trial.
Through that process, multiple weaknesses were identified in the government’s
case. Longwell Lawyers attacked the case with pre-trial motions and developed
the strengths of our case. Ultimately, on the eve of a hearing on several
pre-trial motions, the government dropped the DUI and the client entered
a plea to a lesser charge of reckless driving.