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Case Results 2010

  • Charges of Open and Gross Lewdness to be dismissed against Haverhill chemist

    Concord District Court # 10-1281. The prosecution alleged that on June 7, 2010 the Bedford, Massachusetts police were dispatched to an address for a report of an indecent exposure. Upon meeting with the victim officer learned that a man fitting the defendant's description drove up to her, called out to her and asked her to approach his vehicle. Upon doing so she observed the defendant pleasuring himself. The man ejaculated. The victim obtained his license plates and eventually the defendant was identified through a photographic array using Registry of Motor Vehicle photos. Attorney Neyman was able to get this case continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free from trouble for a year the case will be dismissed.

  • Charges of making Obscene and Harassing Telephone Calls not issued against college student after Clerk's Hearing

    Boston Municipal Court. The defendant is a local college student as is the complaining witness. It is alleged that on October 31, 2010 the defendant and the victim became embroiled in an argument. As a result the defendant ultimately sent several text messages of a vulgar and arguably threatening nature. A Clerk's Hearing was conducted. It was agreed that no charges will issue and that the defendant is to stay away from the victim for the duration of their college careers.

  • Case Against Women Charged with Sexual Conduct for a Fee (Prostitution), Conspiracy and Running Unlicensed Massage Parlor Dismissed

    Woburn District Court # 10-228, 10-2297. The prosecution alleged that in early August of 2010 Woburn, Massachusetts police received information that a massage parlor was being used as a house of prostitution. Officers quickly determined that the establishment was not properly licensed. On September 23, 2010 a law enforcement task force took up surveillance at the target location. The officers saw three men enter the establishment at different times. All were questioned once they exited. Each admitted to getting a massage and paying money for sexual services. Officers entered the premises and arrested two women, the defendants in this case. They were charged with Sex For a Fee, Running an Unlicensed Massage Parlor and Conspiracy. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges against both dismissed.

  • Man Charged With Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine, 2nd Offense and School Zone Violation Acquitted After Jury Trial

    Middlesex Superior Court # 09-1164. The prosecution alleged that in April of 2009, based on reliable informant information it began investigating the defendant for drug activity in the Woburn, Massachusetts area. The information was further reinforced in that two years earlier police had witnessed the defendant involved in drug activity. Beginning in June of 2009 the police conducted some controlled buys using the informant. On more than one occasion the defendant was seen selling cocaine to the informant. The drugs tested positive. With this information police obtained and executed a search warrant at the defendant's home. Inside the home they found nearly fourteen grams of cocaine, cutting agents, packaging materials, scales and other evidence of drug distribution activities. The defendant was arrested and charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Second and Subsequent Offense and a School Zone Violation. If convicted the defendant faced a mandatory minimum seven year state prison sentence. Attorney Neyman tried the case before a Superior Court jury. The defendant was acquitted of these charges. He was found responsible of the lesser included offense of possession of cocaine. There is no minimum mandatory sentence associated with possession.

  • Charges of Disorderly Conduct against Boston Businessman Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-7918. According to Boston Police, on November 6, 2010 at 2:11 a.m. Boston Police officers were transporting a prisoner to the station for booking. They were on State Street when the defendant walked out in front of the cruiser, blocking its path and obstructing the police. The police officers tried to get the defendant to move out of the way. Instead, he started to dance. He was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct. Our office succeeded in getting the case dismissed today prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against Brookline, Massachusetts man dismissed on day of trial

    Brookline District Court # 10-0676. The prosecution alleged that on August 29, 2010 Brookline, Massachusetts police received a 911 call from a woman claiming that her husband had just tried to choke her. Responding officers spoke with the complaining witness who told them that she and her husband had been arguing all day. He then started drinking. The arguments escalated and the defendant grabbed his wife around her neck, threw her to the ground, ripped her clothes and continued to assault her. The police arrested our client and charge him with Domestic Assault and Battery. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

  • Charges of Operating With a Suspended License against New York man dismissed

    Dedham District Court # 10-1982. The prosecution alleged that on August 27, 2010 our client, a New York man was operating a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth after his license had been suspended. It turns out that in May of 2010 the defendant's license had been suspended when he failed to pay child support. He was served with notice of the registry action shortly after the suspension. Attorney Neyman convinced the district attorney to dismiss the case earlier today.

  • Dismissal By Pre-Trial Probation for Local College Student Charged with Larceny Over $250 and Receiving Stolen Property Over $250

    Boston Municipal Court # 09-7440. The defendant is a local college sophomore. The prosecution claimed that on October 8, 2009 Boston Police Officers were dispatched to a local high end retail store. They were met by store security who witnessed the defendant attempt to leave the store with over one thousand dollars worth of merchandise she had concealed in a large handbag. When the officers searched the bag they found the items and over one thousand dollars worth of items apparently stolen from other local retail stores. The police detective assigned to investigate the case contacted the other stores and learned that the defendant had in fact stolen the items from those establishments as well. Our office was hired yesterday to defend the case. Attorney Neyman was able to get the client pre-trial probation. All charges will be dropped after our client performs some community services and successfully completes her probationary period.

  • Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana, School Zone Violation, Resisting Arrest To Be Dismissed Against College Freshman

    Newton District Court # 10-0714. The defendant is a local college freshman from another country. The prosecution alleged that on September 17, 2010 campus police officers were called to a dorm floor for a report of the smell of burning marijuana. They knocked on the door of the room where the substance was coming from. The police were permitted to enter. While doing so they found several packages of marijuana in the constructive possession of the defendant. They also found him in possession of a large sum of cash. Attorney Neyman was retained to defend the student. Today, he was able to negotiate pre-trial probation. If the defendant stays clear of criminal legal trouble for a specified period of time all charges with be dismissed.

  • Charges of Operating to Endanger Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Falmouth District Court. As referenced below, on September 16, 2010 Attorney Neyman was able to get a Criminal Motor Vehicle complaint dismissed prior to arraignment. The case was remanded for a Clerk's Hearing. We waived our client's presence. Attorney Neyman was able to convince the Clerk Magistrate not to issue a complaint. The case was dismissed upon payment of a civil fine.

  • Motion to Suppress Illegal Search and Seizure allowed after evidentiary hearing

    Essex Superior Court # 09-0118. Our client, a Maine man was charged with Trafficking Cocaine in Excess of 200 Grams. He was facing a minimum mandatory 15 years in state prison if convicted. The prosecution alleged that on June 22, 2008 on officer patrolling Route 1 in Danvers, Massachusetts pulled into a Friday's parking lot and observed what he believed was a drug deal. He claimed that our client and his co-defendant were parked in a remote section of the parking lot, sitting in our client's car. The co-defendant's car was left unattended and running. The officer approached the defendants. He claimed they became aggressive with him. He then pat frisked both individuals and once he learned that the co-defendant's license had been suspended and that he had outstanding warrants called for backup. Officers arrived and searched both vehicles. They found about two hundred fifty six grams of cocaine in our client's car. We successfully moved to suppress the search on Fourth Amendment grounds. It is expected that the case will be dismissed sometime next month.

  • Allegations of Making Annoying and Harassing Phone Calls dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Newburyport District Court. The prosecution filed an application against our client, a local account executive. It was alleged that he was making obscene, vulgar statements to a woman via telephone on a regular basis. The act constitutes a violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 269 Section 14. The woman complained to Merrimac, Massachusetts police who after a thorough investigation involving witness interviews and subpoenaed records learned that the calls were coming from our client. Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Charges of Operating to Endanger dismissed prior to arraignment

    Falmouth District Court # 10-1736. The prosecution claimed that on July 24, 2010 Bourne police officers responded to an accident scene on County Road. Emergency medical personnel were present at that time. It became evident that a one car crash had occurred. A utility pole was noticeable damaged. The driver and her two passengers were injured and required treatment at a local hospital. An accident reconstruction indicated that the defendant, our client had been operating at an excessive rate of speed. A criminal complaint was filed against her. The defendant lives in Ohio and pursuant to Massachusetts Rule of Criminal Procedure 7 we waived her presence. We succeeded in getting the case dismissed prior to arraignment. The case was remanded for a Clerk's Hearing.

  • Pre-trial probation for Somerville man charged with cocaine possession

    Brighton District Court # 10-1004. The prosecution alleged that on July 28, 2010 members of the Boston Police drug control unit were conducting surveillance of an individual known to them as a cocaine dealer. The man was of Dominican descent and working as a cook at a local restaurant. Officer saw the defendant in the surveilled area making telephone calls on his cell phone and looking around. They then saw the suspect they were watching appear and make what they believed to be a drug deal with our client. Our client was stopped and found in possession of cocaine. Today, the day of arraignment our office succeeded in getting pre-trial probation for our client. The case will be dismissed in six months.

  • Gun charge with mandatory minimum, drug possession charge against construction worker dismissed

    Lawrence District Court # 93-6752. The prosecution alleged that in September of 1993 a Methuen police sergeant pulled over a car being driven by our client claiming the manner of operation was "erratic". During the course of the stop the rear passenger made furtive movements. Upon contacting the occupants the officer notice the odor of marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle. The occupants were removed from the car and searched. The rear passenger was in possession of a knife. .22 caliber ammunition was located in plain view. The defendant, our client gave evasive answers to the police officer's questions as well as a fictitious name. An inventory search of the car was conducted during which officers located a .22 caliber revolver. Some marijuana was found in the car as well. The charge carried a mandatory minimum one year jail sentence. The defendant defaulted. He eventually got convicted of unrelated federal charges for which he served time. Upon his release he retained our office to resolve the outstanding firearm case. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the gun carrying charge dismissed along with the marijuana charge. The defendant pleaded guilty to the lesser offense of possessing a firearm and placed on probation, concurrent with his federal court probation.

  • Charges of Possession of Child Pornography to be dismissed against Boston businessman

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-3442. The defendant is a Boston businessman who authorities say downloaded several pornographic images of children. The defendant was first suspected when his employer located the illicit material on the hard drive of his computer at work. A lengthy investigation ensued. The defendant was interrogated by police at his home. He gave a detailed confession. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent this man. It turns out that the defendant had previously been given a break and had a case continued without a finding. Today our office was able to get this case continued without a finding as well. Provided the defendant remains free from legal trouble during the time for which this case has been continued all charges will be dismissed.

  • Restraining Order against Lawrence man vacated

    Lawrence District Court. The defendant is a Dominican man against whom a former girlfriend obtained a restraining order. The woman claimed that our client knocked on her door and when she did not answer he went around to her bedroom window. When she still did not answer he smashed in the bedroom window and broke down her door. The woman claimed that she feared for her safety and the safety of her daughter. Our office succeeded in getting the restraining order vacated today.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against Kansas City man dismissed in Boston Municipal Court

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-3864. The prosecution alleged that on May 30, 2010 around 4:15 a.m. Boston police received a dispatch for a case of domestic violence at a local hotel. The police arrived to find the defendant passed out in his hotel room bathtub. His wife was in the hotel lobby, crying and complaining that she had just been hit several times by the defendant. The defendant was from Kansas City and was in town for the weekend, watching the Royals play the Red Sox. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. He moved for the first available trial date. Today, all charges against the man were dismissed.

  • Charges of Larceny by Check against local psychiatrist dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Quincy District Court # 10AH1296. The complainant in this case is a lawyer practicing in Quincy, Massachusetts. He alleged that our client, a well known local psychiatrist had obtained his services in an amount over three thousand dollars. Our client paid by check and stopped payment on the check due to the attorney's failure to honor his obligations under their agreement. He then filed an application for a complaint for Larceny by Check. Today, after a hearing the clerk agreed with Attorney Neyman that no crime had been committed and that the complaint should not issue.

  • Assault and Battery By Means of a Dangerous Weapon Charges to be Dismissed Against Lawrence Man

    Lawrence District Court # 09-5674. The prosecution alleged that on October 8, 2009 the defendant went to his former wife's home to drop off their child. Angered by the fact that the defendant was late for the drop off the complainant began verbally assaulting our client. She claimed that he then became verbally abusive and threatening. The defendant then drove his car off, sideswiping the woman in the process. There had been a history of domestic abuse allegations between the two. Today our office was able to get the case continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free of legal problems for the next year the case will be dismissed.

  • Possession of Ammunition Charges Against Norwegian Man Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    East Boston Court # 10-0241. On April 21, 2010 a Massachusetts State Police Officer received a call to go to a particular bag room at Logan Airport. The officer was instructed to find the defendant, a Norwegian man scheduled to fly to Norway that evening. The man, our client was located in a terminal waiting to board his flight. Apparently a baggage official had located copper sulfate and forty two rounds of .22 caliber ammunition in our client's bag. A Clerk's Hearing was scheduled. Attorney Neyman was able to get the clerk not to issue the complaint. No criminal charges will be filed.

  • Charges of Minor in Possession of Alcohol Dismissed at Arraignment

    Attleboro District Court # 10-1762. The defendants are all eighteen years old. They just graduated from high school and are planning on attending college in the fall. According to the Mansfield, Massachusetts police, on June 7, 2010 bicycle patrol officers at the Comcast Center approached four individuals seated in the back of a pickup truck, all drinking alcohol. All were attending a Dave Matthews concert. The officers arrested each defendant and charged all with being a Minor in Possession of Alcohol. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed against each defendant.

  • Charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, inspection sticker violation against Boston sales executive dismissed

    Malden District Court # 09-3543. The prosecution alleged that on November 29, 2009 as part of a "Click it or Ticket" operation in the city Melrose local police observed the defendant operating a car with an expired inspection sticker. He was pulled over. He produced an expired driver's license and he was issued a citation. He was later summonsed to court, charged with criminal motor vehicle violations. Attorney Neyman was retained to defend the individual, a high profile sales executive working for a nationally renowned company in Boston. All charges were dismissed upon the payment of court costs.

  • Charges of making annoying and obscene phone calls against Massachusetts man dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Woburn District Court. The complaining witness contacted the Wilmington Police department in April of this year complaining that she was being sexually harassed over the telephone by a local man. Police investigated the complaint and were able to confirm that telephone calls from our client's cell phone had in fact been made to the complainant at the times and dates she detailed. The calls were of an explicit sexual manner that the complainant found alarming and troubling. She sought a criminal complaint against the defendant for violating M.G.L. ch. 269 S14. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to prevent charges from issuing against our client.

  • OUI charges against professional hockey player to be dismissed

    Brighton District Court # 10-0575. The prosecution alleged that on Friday, May 21, 2010 at approximately 2:20 a.m. a state trooper was approaching the Elliot bridge interchange at the Harvard turn traveling west on Soldiers Field Road. He observed a vehicle that was traveling in front of him turn onto the East bound lane of Soldiers Field Rd. Soldiers Field Road which is separated east and west by large islands with trees or them. The vehicle was traveling the wrong way into traffic. The trooper activated his emergency lights and drove alongside of the operator. He shined his spotlight at him. Shortly thereafter the operator, our client realized he was traveling the wrong way. The officer pulled him over. He failed the field sobriety tests and was arrested. Our office was retained to represent the defendant. Today the case was continued without a finding for one year. Provided the client complete the 24D program and pay the statutory fines the case will be dismissed at the end of one year.

  • OUI charges against Waltham computer company executive to be dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-3771. The prosecution alleged that on May 25, 2010 at around 1:30 a.m. a Boston Police officer observed a car being driven by a man travel through several sets of red lights. The officer stopped the vehicle and observed the defendant to exhibit signs of alcohol intoxication. He also noticed that the passenger, a female was passed out in the front seat. The defendant admitted to having been at the Celtics game earlier in the evening and to drinking a substantial amount of alcohol. He was given several field sobriety tests. He failed all of them. He blew a .23, nearly three times the legal limit at the police station. Our office was able to get this case continued without a finding today. The client was given the standard 24D disposition

  • Charges of Assault and Battery on a tow truck operator dismissed against college student

    South Boston Court # 10-0437. The Boston Police charged the defendant with Assault and Battery. According to reports, on April 15, 2010 the defendant was alerted to the fact that his car was in the process of being towed. He went to the area where he had parked the vehicle and observed a tow truck operator securing the car for towing. The defendant confronted the driver. A dispute erupted and the driver claimed to have been struck by the defendant. He was arrested. Today, our office was able to get all charges against the student dismissed provided he performs twenty hour of community services.

  • Charges of Disturbing the Peace and Malicious Destruction to Property Valued Over $250 dismissed against local graduate student prior to arraignment

    Brighton District Court # 10-0451. On April 11, 2010 at about 1:15 a.m. a Boston Police Officer observed two people engaged in loud conversation and yelling. As he approached he saw a man kick and damage a lighting box belonging to the City of Boston. He followed and noticed that the man continued to engage in destructive conduct to property. Both men were arrested and charged with Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250 and Disturbing the Peace. Our office was able to get the charged dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of OUI Serious Bodily Injury dismissed after plea negotiations

    West Roxbury District Court # 10-0013. The prosecution alleged that on January 1, 2010, New Years Eve, shortly before 6:00 a.m. officers were flagged down on Hyde Park Avenue by the victim's friend frantically yelling to call 911. Two victims were observed motionless on the ground. One was bleeding from the head. The other had an obvious bone fracture to the leg. Emergency Medical Services removed the victims and rushed them to a local hospital. The officers then encountered the defendant standing next to his car. He further admitted driving too fast for the road conditions and that he had consumed an unknown quantity of beer. The defendant had bloodshot eyes. He failed certain administered field sobriety tests. He was arrested and charged with OUI, and OUI Serious Bodily Injury. OUI Serious Bodily Injury carries a mandatory minimum jail sentence. Our office succeeded in negotiating a dismissal of those charges with a plea to the lesser included OUI. No jail time will be required of our client.

  • Charges of Larceny Over $250 Against Accountant Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    East Boston District Court # 2010-0158. The Massachusetts State Police received a report that an employee of a local store located in the airport had been stealing. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was the store accountant. The police investigation showed that discrepancies in receipts and deposits that amounted to several thousand dollars, all of which went unaccounted for. When confronted with the evidence the defendant was unable to give an adequate explanation for the losses. She further stated that she must have lost the deposit bags. The employer applied for a criminal compliant. Our office succeeded in convincing the magistrate not to issue the complaint. Our client will not face criminal charges.

  • Charges Of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Boston Business Owner Dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court # 2010-0159. The prosecution alleged that on January 17, 2010 at 1:32 a.m. members of the Boston Police Department were dispatched to Charles Street in Boston for a call of an incident of Domestic Violence. Upon arrival the officer contacted the victim, the defendant's wife who reported that during an argument the defendant grabbed and pushed her into the master bedroom, holding her against a window. The victim tried to leave and call for help but she was held against her will and constantly pushed into the bedroom. Attorney Neyman was hired and quickly set the case for trial. Today, the day of trial, all charges were dismissed.

  • Larceny Over $250 against Boston woman dismissed prior to arraignment

    Quincy District Court # 99-7289. In 1999 Braintree police along with store security observed our client stealing merchandise from a local department store. The woman secreted a significant amount of goods in bags and on her person. The total amount exceeded two hundred fifty dollars. This is a felony in Massachusetts that carries a potential five year state prison sentence. The defendant defaulted prior to her arraignment and fled to her country. She recently returned to the United States and was alerted to the outstanding default and pending criminal matter. She retained Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent her. Today our office removed the default and had the case dismissed on two hundred dollars court costs, prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery against local college student dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court # 10-0915. The prosecution claimed that on February 5, 2010 a 911 call was placed to the Boston Police. The call complained of excessive noise, glass breaking, yelling and screaming. The police responded to find the victim covered in blood and bleeding from wounds to his hands and other parts of his body. The interior of the home was destroyed. The defendant, a local college student was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed today, the day the case was scheduled for trial.

  • Charges of Trafficking Cocaine, Distribution of Cocaine, Possession With the Intent to Distribute Marijuana and School Zone Violation Dismissed against Somerville man

    Somerville District Court # 09-1693. The prosecution alleged that on July 24, 2009 members of the Somerville Police Department had been investigating an individual's drug dealing activities in that city. A cooperating individual informed the police that our client would be in a particular neighborhood at a particular time with the purpose of selling drugs. The informant engaged in a controlled buy with the officers. Crack Cocaine was recovered from the informant after this buy. The police then approached our client who was sitting in his car at that time. A pat frisk disclosed a knife and some marijuana. Officers then, with the assistance of a drug sniffing dog searched the car. Inside the police found thirty nine grams of cocaine. On three occasions the case was scheduled for a probable cause hearing. The prosecution was never ready. Today, a judge dismissed all charges against our client. His bail money was returned as well. The district attorney can indict this case and prosecute in the Superior Court if they so choose.

  • Case of man charged with Sex for a Fee dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Boston Municipal Court. On February 18, 2010 members of the Boston Police under the direction of the human trafficking division were conducting a surveillance at an upscale Boston Hotel. The officers were armed with information that two women were conducting sexual activities for money in adjoining rooms. From a room across the hall officers watched men coming in and out of the rooms after a short visit. Our client was stopped after exiting one of the rooms. He was questioned and admitted to paying one of the women for sex. He was charged with Sex for a Fee. This morning our office was able to get all charges against the man dropped. No complaint will issue.

  • Charges of Criminal Harassment against Rhode Island accountant dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Lowell District Court # 09-1377. The prosecution alleged that our client, an accountant from Rhode Island had been threatening and harassing her boyfriend's estranged wife. Dating back to May of 2008 the complainant had been contacting local police officers complaining that our client had made several threatening telephone calls and hanging up on her. Purported threats were also made through the mail. The crime of first offense Criminal Harassment is a misdemeanor in Massachusetts that does however carry a potential jail sentence. At a Clerk's Hearing earlier today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Firearms Charges against Montana truck driver dismissed at pre-trial hearing

    Taunton District Court # 09-2924. Our client is a truck driver from Montana who regularly makes runs between Boston and Florida. On August 21, 2009 a Massachusetts State Trooper observed the defendant's truck blocking a ramp from Route 138 to Route 495. He contacted the operator, our client and observed his sleeping in the cab. He asked him to get out of the vehicle so that he could speak with him in a safer location. Suspicious of our client's activities the officer began a cursory search of the car. He observed a handgun in the passenger seat cushion. Our client was charged with Possession of a Firearm. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed in its entirety.

  • Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws and Possession of Class D against Framingham man dismissed

    Hingham District Court # 09-2647. The police report claimed that on December 19, 2009 the defendant was the passenger in a car that was pulled over at a Sobriety Checkpoint. When the car window went down officers immediately detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the car. They observed the defendant, our client with bloodshot, glassy eyes, possibly under the influence of marijuana. Our client and the driver were arrested. The car was searched and a quantity of marijuana was located in the glove compartment and other areas of the vehicle. The defendant admitted that it was his, that he had paid for it and that he intended to distribute some of the drug. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the charges dismissed.

  • Charges of Threatening to Commit a Crime to be dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Cambridge District Court, Police Incident Number: 10-0478. The prosecution alleged that on January 22, 2010 a Cambridge police officer was dispatched to an address on Harvard Street for a report of a disturbance between neighbors. Officers met with the complainant who stated that the defendant was threatening them, using profanity and stating that he was going to cause them serious physical harm. Other occupants of the building had similar complaints and corroborated the complaint of the initial victim. The defendant was summonsed to court for a clerk's hearing. He hired our office. All charges are to be dismissed in six months. No complaint will issue.

  • Charges of Operating Negligently so as to Endanger to be dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Malden District Court. The prosecution alleged that on January 10, 2010 Wakefield police were dispatched to the scene of an accident. An eyewitness came forward and told the police that he saw the defendant trying to pass a pickup truck on a single lane road clearly marked with no passing solid yellow double lines. The operator of the lead vehicle tried to prevent our client from passing. The interaction continued through the center of the town of Wakefield. The lead vehicle came to a stop and was rear ended by the defendant in a manner that the witness suggested was intentional. Attorney Neyman represented the defendant at the Clerk's Hearing. The clerk agreed to continue the case for six months. If the defendant stay free from criminal legal trouble and civil Motor Vehicle Violations the case will be dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Charges of Open and Gross Lewdness dismissed after clerk's hearing

    South Boston District Court # 10-0031. Our client is a successful real estate agent in the City of Boston. It was alleged that on January 8, 2010 at about 11:43 a.m. members of the Boston Police Department responded to the area of Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Avenue for a sex offense in progress. The officers were notified that a male driving a Blue Toyota pulled up beside a woman, caught her attention and started to masturbate. The woman provided a description of the man whose vehicle was spotted near the scene being driven by a man fitting his description. A summons issued for our client to attend a Clerk's Hearing to determine whether or not charges should issue against him. Our office succeeded in convincing the clerk magistrate not to issue the complain. The case was dismissed against our client.

  • Charges of Lewd, Wanton and Lascivious Conduct to be dismissed against Midwestern businessman

    East Boston District Court # 09-1948. The district attorney alleged that on November 13, 2009 our client, a businessman from the Midwest was observed at a terminal in Logan Airport masturbating in plain view in several places throughout the terminal. Three independent witnesses complained to state troopers on duty to having witnessed the man wearing gray athletic sweatpants playing with his genitals. The man was located on a plane that had just started the boarding process. He was arrested and charged with Lewd, Wanton and Lascivious Conduct. The crime is a misdemeanor carrying with it a six months house of correction sentence. The man had several prior similar matters in California. Attorney Neyman was able to get this case continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed in one year if our client remains free from criminal legal trouble.

  • Charge of failure to attend jury duty dismissed prior to arraignment

    West Roxbury District Court # 10-0124. The prosecution alleged that on June 21, 2006 the defendant was summonsed to jury duty in the West Roxbury District Court and failed to appear. This crime in a misdemeanor in Massachusetts and carries a maximum sentence of a two thousand dollar fine. The defendant hired Attorney Neyman to defend her. We were able to show the prosecution that the defendant had moved out of the Commonwealth and was living in another jurisdiction at the time she was summonsed for jury service. The case was dismissed prior to arraignment earlier today.

  • Charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Intimidation of a Witness and Assault and Battery against local college student to be dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court Docket # 09-6570. The prosecution alleged that on August 7, 2009 the defendant, a local college student struck his girlfriend with broken glass, assaulted and beat her and threatened her with harm if she contacted the police. According to the victim, on the date of this incident our client entered her apartment while she was sleeping. He had been drinking and confronted her about recent incidents of infidelity. The woman asked him to leave. He refused and continuously insulted her, using profanity and threats. The defendant subsequently destroyed several personal items, breaking glass in the process. The victim was struck with pieces of the broken glass. The defendant left after she started screaming for help but not before threatening her with harm if she notified the authorities. The woman further claimed that in the course of the incident our client struck her several times. Earlier today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the charges continued without a finding. All charges will be dismissed against our client if he remains free from criminal legal trouble for a specified period of time.

  • Charges of Trafficking Cocaine in Excess of 28 Grams Dismissed Against College Student

    Norfolk Superior Court Criminal # 08-0694. The district attorney alleged that on April 12, 2008 undercover police officers were conducting surveillance in a local strip mall known for high incidents of drug dealing. On prior occasions these officers had been directed by drug dealers to meet at that location for the exchange of narcotics for money. On this date, around 3:30 p.m. the officers saw our client arrive at the parking lot, park, and never get out of his car. Minutes later they observed another vehicle arrive. The operator of the second vehicle approached the defendant and engaged in a drug transaction. Officers approached and quickly confirmed their suspicions. They located over sixty grams of cocaine, a scale and packaging materials. The defendant immediately hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. He was facing a minimum mandatory five year state prison sentence on the trafficking indictment. Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges reduced to Possession With the Intent to Distribute, a crime that does not have a mandatory minimum sentence.

  • Shoplifting charges against Jamaica Plain woman dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Brockton District Court: Authorities alleged that on December 21, 2009 officers in a security video room were monitoring customers in a Brockton store. They observed a woman walking up and down various aisles, picking up and examining items and placing them in various parts of her clothing. She was also secreting the items within items she was purchasing. The woman then proceeded to a self-checkout line where she was further observed placing items on her person rather than scanning them for purchase. After paying for some of the products store security and a detailed police officer contacted the woman and found the items in her possession. She was charged with shoplifting. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed at a Clerk's Hearing.

  • General continuance pursuant to G.L. c. 276 S87 obtained for emergency room physician charged with drug possession

    Orleans District Court # 09-1035. On July 7, 2009 in the late afternoon a Provincetown, Massachusetts police officer on duty at the Municipal Airport received information from a TSA employee that a bag she was screening had in it an assortment of drugs. The officer quickly determined that the bag belonged to a physician visiting from out of state. The officer searched the defendant's bag and found the following items inside: two glass pipes with crack cocaine residue, methamphetamine, ecstasy pills and cash. The defendant was charged with five counts of drug possession total. Today Attorney Neyman was able to negotiate pre-trial probation for our client.

  • Charges of Distribution of OxyContin against local insurance executive to be dismissed

    Woburn District Court # 08-3542. The district attorney alleged that on December 4, 2008 Burlington Police along with members of a DEA task force conducted a controlled buy of oxycontin in Burlington, Massachusetts. It was reported by a confidential informant that the defendant, a local insurance executive was selling large quantities of this drug in the suburban Boston area. While under surveillance the informant met with the defendant at a local mall. He provided our client with $1,100 in exchange for fifteen oxycontin pills. Once the deal was consummated the police descended on the defendant and made an arrest. He was charged with Distribution of Oxycontin, a felony. The defendant, who had a record in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Earlier today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the case continued without a finding. Provided the defendant remain free from criminal legal troubles for the next eighteen months the case will be dismissed.

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