Case Results 2014

  • Stoughton District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against Engineer Dismissed On Court Costs

    On August 25, 2014 members of the Stoughton, Massachusetts police department were dispatched to a local housing development for a call on a suspicious person. The caller reported that a tall individual wearing jeans and a white long sleeve shirt was in front of one of the units and alleged to be purchasing and using heroin. Officers found an individual fitting the description of the caller. The officers then saw the man enter his car and observed the vehicle to have shattered and removed windshields and windows. The officer looked into the car and saw in plain view some baggies containing what they believed to be heroin. The man, a mechanical engineer, was charged with possession of heroin. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed on court costs.

  • Plymouth District Court: Cocaine Possession Charges Against School Teacher To Be Dismissed

    The defendant is a public school teacher licensed in New Jersey and New York. On July 25, 2014 she was visiting a friend and college roommate in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The two were watching a local band and decided to go out the their car in the parking lot. According to local police, the two making furtive head movements towards the center console of the car. As the officers approached the vehicle they saw our client, a school teacher, wipe her nose. The officers were then spotted by the women and our client supposedly moved to conceal an object in her pocketbook. She was interrogated by the police and admitted to ingesting cocaine. She also consented to a search of her purse. Inside, the officers located the drugs. The woman was charged with possession of cocaine. Today, the case was continued without a finding for a short period of time. In a few months all charges will be dismissed.

  • West Roxbury District Court: Rape Charges Against Local Military Man Dismissed

    On November 1, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts police responded to a radio call for a woman claiming to have been raped in the basement of a downtown Boston apartment. The officers were called by the victim's friend. The victim was questioned. She was distraught, crying and visibly shaking. She claimed that a man, our client, forced her into bed, pulled her pants down and vaginally raped her. Officers entered the property and awakened the defendant, arrested him and processed the home for evidence. The victim was taken to a local hospital, treated and tested with a rape kit test. The defendant, a local man in the military was charged with rape. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Roxbury District Court: Pretrial Diversion Granted For Local College Student Charged With Serious Felonies

    On August 15, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. Boston, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a breaking and entering in a neighborhood adjacent to a major local university. They observed the defendant banging on a door and apparently under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The officers observed substantial damage to the dwelling including a broken front door. Witnesses at the scene identified the defendant as the person who broke the door and gained entry to the property. As the officers approached the suspect he fled. He was ultimately caught by one of the officers who claimed that he was struck several times by the defendant. The officer was taken to a local hospital and was out of work for a significant period of time. The suspect was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, breaking and entering in the nighttime, malicious destruction to property and other crimes. Many of the crimes are felonies in Massachusetts. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Today our office was able to secure pretrial diversion for the defendant pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276A.

  • West Roxbury District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Against Boston Doctor Dismissed

    On July 19, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a domestic assault at a Jamaica Plain address. The arrived and located the victim who claimed that she had been assaulted and beaten by the defendant, a medical doctor. The victim described the assault and subsequent threats with great detail, prompting the immediate arrest of the defendant who was held overnight. The doctor was charged with domestic assault and battery. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired by the defendant who was released from custody. After a number of pretrial hearings a trial was scheduled. Today, the day of trial all charges were dismissed.

  • Malden District Court: Assault and Battery By Means of a Dangerous Weapon Charges Dismissed

    On December 28, 2013 the defendant, a local businessman and his friend were at a restaurant/bar in Malden, Massachusetts. The friend went to the establishment to confront a man who he believed had been seeing his wife. A fight arose and the Malden police were called to the scene. They met with the victim who claimed that the friend and our client punched him in the face several times and kicked him while he was down on the ground. An independent witness corroborated the victim's account of the incident. Our client and his friend were arrested and charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. That crime is a felony in Massachusetts. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the felony charges dismissed. The defendant was given a continuance without a finding on the lesser included charge of assault and battery. That charge will be dismissed after a short probationary period.

  • Dorchester District Court: Default Removed on Drug Case and Defendant Given Personal Recognizance

    The defendant is an engineer who had been arrested and charged with possession of heroin, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest. The incident occurred on September 3, 2014. The defendant was arraigned and released on five hundred dollars bail. A pretrial conference was scheduled for October 29, 2014 and the defendant failed to appear. He was defaulted and a warrant issued for his arrest. He hired Attorney Neyman to go into court with him, remove the default and represent him on the underlying case. Today, we went into court and had the default removed. The defendant was released on personal recognizance and another pretrial hearing has been scheduled.

  • Brighton District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Local Financial Planner Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on July 26, 2014 members of the Boston Police Department were dispatched to the Massachusetts General Hospital for a call on domestic violence. When the officers arrived they met with the victim who had a cut on her lip and another one above her left eye. The women told the officers that she and her husband were had an argument that turned violent and that she was struck by her husband and thrown on the ground. The defendant hired Attorney Neyman. The defendant is a financial planner at a prominent Boston investment firm. The case was set for trial as soon as possible. Today, all charges against the man were dismissed.

  • Lynn District Court: Probation Warrant Vacated and Default Removed

    The defendant was on probation in the Lynn District Court for possession of heroin. A condition of his probation was that he report regularly and be subject to random drug screens and a drug dependency evaluation. Probation was imposed in the late spring of 2014. The defendant never reported to probation nor did he comply with any of the other probationary conditions. Subsequently, in October of 2014 the defendant picked up yet another drug case, this one in Dorchester. He was ordered to report to Lynn to meet with his probation officer. He did not. Knowing that he was in default and in trouble in Lynn the defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today Attorney Neyman brought the man into court, was able to remove his default, vacate the warrant and secure personal recognizance.

  • Lawrence District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against Local Painter To Be Dismissed

    The defendant is a drug user well known to local law enforcement. He has numerous prior offenses. On September 12, 2014 Andover, Massachusetts police observed a suspicious female at a gas station on River Road. She was seated in her car, not getting gas and not going into the mini-mart attached to the gas station. Officers ran the woman's plates and found that she had numerous prior drug convictions. A few minutes later the police saw the defendant arrive and make an exchange with the woman. He provided her with some money and she gave him a small package in return. The officers recognized this activity to be consistent with drug dealing activity and approached the defendant. The officers quickly learned that the defendant had just made a purchase of heroin from the woman. He was charged with possession of heroin, a Class A drug. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed in six months.

  • Salem District Court: Shoplifting Complaint Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that on August 2, 2014 a Danvers, Massachusetts police officer was dispatched to a Walmart store on Route 114 for a report of a theft. The officer arrived to find a white female being detained by loss prevention personnel. Apparently store employees found her stealing valuable items and contacted security. The defendant admitted to committing this crime to the responding police officer. Today, at a Clerk Magistrate Hearing Attorney Neyman was able to convince the clerk magistrate not to issue a complaint.

  • Salem District Court: Harassment Prevention Order Application Denied

    The plaintiff and defendant are neighbors. They have been engaged in various disputes for several years. Recently, the plaintiff made a complaint for a harassment prevention order in the Salem District Court. He alleged that the defendant started several fights with contractors working on his home. He complained that she trespassed on his property several times. He also alleged that she harassed his tenants. The plaintiff also stated that the defendant caused damage to his property and that on a daily basis she assaulted him with obscene gestures. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent her at the harassment prevention order hearing. Today, after hearing our arguments the declined to issue the order.

  • Concord District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Case Against Local Engineer to be Dismissed

    On December 3, 2013 members of the Acton, Massachusetts police department responded to a 911 call for a woman who was being hit. The officers were met by the victim and the defendant. The two were separated and the officers obtained statements from both parties. The victim stated that the couple were arguing about various household issues. The dispute escalated. The defendant became very animated, using his hands and making threatening gestures. This culminated with the defendant striking the victim in the wrists and leaving a mark that was noticeable by the police. The defendant admitted to one of the officers that he did in fact strike the victim. A 911 tape preserved. The recording was made contemporaneously with the incident. The defendant was charged with domestic assault and battery. Today, Attorney Neyman convinced a judge to continue the case without a finding. The matter will be dismissed in thirty days and the defendant will have no criminal record.

  • Framingham District Court: Drug Possession, Possession With Intent to Distribute, Conspiracy Charges Against Realtor Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on November 3, 2012, while on patrol, members of the Framingham, Massachusetts police department observed two males ducking down when the officer's presence become evident. The officers circled the area and returned. Again, the two males ducked down and hid between some parked cars. The two then entered a car and drove away. The officers followed them and after observing some illegal driving maneuvers stopped the car. When they approached the passenger closed his hand to conceal an object. Protruding from his hand was a glassine bag containing what the officers believed to be methamphetamine. Our client was the operator of the car. Officers learned that he had a revoked driver's license. Based on the presence of drugs and the revoked license both the driver and passenger were place under arrest. An inventory search of the car followed during which methamphetamine and over twenty thousand dosages of LSD were discovered. Our client allegedly made several inculpatory statements as well. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs, drug possession and conspiracy. Today, after some extensive pretrial litigation Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Worcester District Court: Charges of Attempted Murder, Larceny From a Building Against Construction Worker Dismissed

    Our client is a twenty year old construction worker. On May 15, 2014 the Worcester, Massachusetts police responded to an apartment where they were met by a 911 caller. The caller was a young woman who once had a relationship with the defendant. She claimed that our client learned that she had a new boyfriend and became enraged. He broke into her home and physically assaulted her. He then stole a valuable piece of jewelry and ran out of her home and attempted to flee in a car. She held onto the vehicle. He sped off with the vehicle dragging her. Charges of attempted murder and larceny from a building were filed. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get these charges dismissed.

  • Brighton District Court: Pretrial Probation Not Revoked Despite New Criminal Charges

    The defendant had been placed on pretrial probation in March of this year and one other time prior to that for a drug distribution charge. He later was charged with assault and battery out of the Waltham District Court. Attorney Neyman was able to get that case nolle prossed however the issue of pretrial probation remained alive in the Brighton District Court. Today, Attorney Neyman successfully urged the assistant district attorney and the judge to keep the pretrial probation in tact. All charges will be dismissed in June of 2015.

  • Hingham District Court: Temporary Restraining Order Vacated After Hearing

    The defendant is an attorney who was involved in a dating relationship with a woman from Hingham. The woman terminated the relationship. The man was unable to accept the breakup and continuously called her. The call frequency escalated. The woman refused to respond. The defendant then started to follow her to various locations she frequented. One of those places is a fitness gym where her children observed the accused following her. She then sought and obtained a temporary restraining order. The defendant subsequently went to her home, entering it when she was upstairs taking a shower. At hearing for extending the order our office succeeded in convincing the judge to vacate the existing order and no extend it.

  • South Boston District Court: Pretrial Probation Remains in Place Despite Violation of Condition

    Several months ago the defendant was placed in pretrial probation pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87. He was subsequently charged with OUI. The charge alone constituted a violation of the pretrial probation. Attorney Neyman resolved the OUI case quickly and favorably. Today, with Attorney Neyman present the defendant went before the judge on the probation violation. All conditions were kept in tact. Pretrial probation is still in effect and no criminal charges were revived.

  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Breaking and Entering, Larceny Over $250 and Receiving Stolen Property Over $250 Dismissed

    On March 29, 2014 members of the Weymouth, Massachusetts police department responded to a report of a theft from a Lowes store. Store employees informed the officers that they heard loud noises coming from the rear exterior of the store, a location where inventory is stored. They then observed people taking items and loading them onto a truck. A description of the suspects and their vehicle was given to the police. Shortly thereafter, the truck was spotted and pulled over. The defendant was driving the truck. The police subsequently searched the truck and found numerous appliances including washers and dryers all of which were taken from the store. The defendant, a resident alien was arrested and charged with breaking and entering, larceny over $250 and receiving stolen property over $250. All of these crimes are felonies in Massachusetts. The defendant, if convicted was facing possible deportation. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Woburn District Court: Pretrial Probation for Wilmington Man Charged With Sex For a Fee

    On March 20, 2014 members of the Woburn, Massachusetts Police Department Vice/Narcotics Unit initiated a sting operation targeting johns in the greater Woburn area. An advertisement was posted on backpage.com under the escort section offering sexual services for a fee. The defendant, a Wilmington man, responded to the ad and went to meet the alleged escort at a local hotel. He arrived and was met by an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute. Sexual acts and a fee were negotiated. Once the substance of the deal was agreed to the undercover officer sent a signal and a surveillance unit descended on the hotel room and arrested the defendant. Today, Attorney Neyman secured pretrial probation for the man. Provided he remain clear of criminal legal problems for six months the case will be dismissed.

  • Natick District Court: Felony Charges of Larceny Over $250 Dismissed at Arraignment

    On Friday, August 29, 2014 Natick, Massachusetts police were dispatched to a local mall where they met with loss prevention personnel. They had a woman of Eastern European descent detained for allegedly stealing a significant quantity of merchandise in her handbag. The value of the property stolen exceeded two hundred fifty dollars making this larceny crime a felony. The woman was booked and released on bail. The defendant is not a citizen and any adverse disposition of this case could result in her deportation. Today was the day scheduled for her arraignment. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. There will be no immigration consequences.

  • Brighton District Court: Attorney Neyman Wins Restraining Order Hearing

    The plaintiff and defendant are cousins one of whom lives in Brighton, Massachusetts. On August 18, 2014 the plaintiff applied for an ex parte restraining order. His request was granted and a hearing was scheduled for today to decide whether or not to extend the order. The defendant, who lives out of state hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. The plaintiff asked for an extension of the order. He claimed that the defendant had threatened him physically and that he believed that threats were real. In support of this belief was a recorded telephone call that the defendant made to the Boston Police. Attorney Neyman convinced the judge to vacate the order and to refuse to extend the order. The defendant never had to appear in court.

  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle Dismissed

    On March 22, 2013 Braintree, Massachusetts police officers observed a Jeep being driven by a man approach them at a high rate of speed. The vehicle crossed the center divide on several occasions. The officers then followed the vehicle and noticed several more erratic driving maneuvers. The operator of the Jeep then lost control, crossed a sidewalk and proceeded into a snow bank at a local church. The Jeep eventually came to rest when it struck a tree. Officers immediately contacted the driver and cited him for reckless operation of a motor vehicle. He was arraigned months later and eventually hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, all charges were dismissed.

  • Waltham District Court: Felony Charges of Malicious Destruction to Property Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    The Watertown, Massachusetts police were contact by a cab driver on September 1, 2013 for a complaint that a passenger had broken the rear passenger window of his cab. The driver further reported that he picked up the passenger and took him to his requested destination. Upon arrival the passenger complained that the fare was too high. The cab driver continued to request money. The passenger refused to pay his fare and angrily broke the rear passenger window of the cab. The police arrested the defendant and subsequently summonsed him for a clerk magistrate hearing. At that hearing Attorney Neyman was able to convince the clerk magistrate not to issue the criminal complaint. All charges were dismissed.

  • Waltham District Court: Assault and Battery Case Dismissed on Day of Trial

    On March 30, 2014 members of the Waltham police department responded to a call for a domestic disturbance at a single family home. The police immediately made contact with the victim who claimed that during a conversation with our client he was struck several times. The victim further stated that he was kicked in his genital area. Officers observed scratch marks, bruises and other injuries consistent with the victim's story. They located the defendant who was charged with assault and battery. He quickly retained our office. We scheduled a trial date as quickly as possible. Today, prior to trial all charges were dismissed.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Assault and Battery Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    The accused is a school teacher at a suburban elementary school. The Boston Police alleged that on July 6, 2014, she along with a male companion were at the intersection of Charles Street and Boylston Street in Boston. Both were in a vehicle driven by the defendant. She stopped the car at which point the male passenger got out and got into a dispute with a bystander on the street. The argument escalated and the passenger struck the man causing him severe injuries requiring medical attention. The two left the scene. A follow up investigation led the police to the woman who admitted being with the man but denied involvement in the assault. At a clerk magistrate hearing today Attorney Neyman got all charges of assault and battery dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Lawrence District Court: Assault and Battery Charges Against Public School Teacher Dismissed at Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    On July 3, 2014 Andover, Massachusetts police responded to a posh address after receiving a complaint of an assault and battery. They were met by the victim who had a split lip and some facial bruising. The home was chaotic. Several witnesses were interviewed all of whom identified the defendant as an assailant. The victim and another man stated that the defendant made crude comments about one of their wives, sparking some harsh words between the parties. The defendant then began swinging at both man, striking them and causing injuries. Officers sent out a description of the man whom they eventually located. The defendant and the victim both gave statements to the police that warranted the issuance of a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to convince all parties not to pursue the matter. All charges were subsequently dismissed. No complaint issued.

  • West Roxbury District Court: Personal Recognizance For Physician Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant is a physician at a local prominent hospital. Over the weekend she and her partner had a disagreement that became physical. Boston police responded to a 911 call and in accordance with common protocol separated the two people involved and conducted their investigation by interviewing all parties and witnesses. The complainant alleged that during the dispute our client put her hands around her throat and began to strangle her. The defendant was then arrested and held in custody for a portion of the weekend. The case was arraigned and and a bail hearing was held. The assistant district attorney requested that bail be set. Attorney Neyman successfully argued for personal recognizance.

  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed

    In March of 2014 Braintree police responded to a 911 call from a young child complaining that her father had just assaulted her mother. The police responded and spoke with the complainant and her children. The complainant stated that the defendant was drinking throughout the day. When she and her children arrived at home the defendant became verbally and physically abusive. At one point the defendant pushed the victim against a wall. Fearing for her safety and the safety of her children the woman was the person who actually told her daughter to call the police. The man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery. The case was arraigned and scheduled for a pretrial hearing. Today, the day of the pretrial hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Taunton District Court: Harassment Prevention Order Against Army Sergeant Does Not Issue

    The complainant and the defendant had an intense dating relationship for a short period of time. According to the complainant the relationship ended and the defendant, a sergeant in the Army  continued to pursue him. The complainant alleged in an affidavit that on July 9, 2014 our client sent him threatening texts. She then broke into his home in Taunton, Massachusetts where his pregnant girlfriend and her children were sleeping. While in the home she threatened him and the girlfriend. She finally left the home and slashed three of the four tires on his car. Attorney Neyman represented the woman today on a harassment prevention order and restraining order hearing. After a hearing our office convinced the judge not to issue the order.

  • Dudley District Court: Charges of Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle Dismissed

    Several weeks ago a state police officer stopped to investigate what appeared to be an abandoned car just off of the breakdown lane on a local highway. He illuminated his flashlight and observed a man, the defendant sleeping in the vehicle. The trooper made an inquiry about the status of the man and the vehicle to his dispatcher. He learned that the defendant was driving without insurance. A complaint application was served and a complaint issued. Today, Attorney Neyman had the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Newton District Court: Shoplifting Case Against Account Executive Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    Our client is an account executive at a local prestigious university. She is forty seven years old and resides in Newton, Massachusetts. Just three weeks ago she was shopping in a local supermarket when loss prevention personnel observed her secret several objects into a bag. They detained her as she attempted to exit the store and quickly learned that she had shoplifted several goods. The local police were called and the woman was summonsed to court for a charge of shoplifting. Notwithstanding the fact that she is affluent and could not explain or defend her actions Attorney Neyman was able to convince the clerk magistrate to dismiss the charges. No complaint will issue.

  • Stoughton District Court: Charges of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle to be Dismissed

    On May 16, 2014 Canton Police officers on patrol near a local sports bar observed a car being driven by a young man exit the bar parking lot, accelerate rapidly and spin the tires causing a squealing noise. The car sped into the roadway recklessly causing a danger to the public. The vehicle then took an abrupt turn and cross the marked double yellow lines. It continued on, swerving dramatically in the roadway and accelerating rapidly at intermittent times. The car then traveled at a speed of 80 in a 30 mile an hour zone. The driver then screeched on is brakes when coming to a stop for the pursuing police officers. He was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle. The case was continued without a finding and will be dismissed after the completion of a short period of probation.

  • Woburn District Court: Restraining Order Against Local Businessman Dismissed

    The complainant and the defendant had a dating relationship for several years. In recent months the relationship ended when the complainant, a woman began seeing another man.The defendant was unable to accept this and badgered the woman for several months. He went to her place of business unannounced and over her protestations. He used social medial to harass the woman and intimidate her new boyfriend. He drove by her parents home in hopes of making "inadvertent" contact with her. He stalked her and reminded her of former incidents of abuse and insinuated that such abuse might resume. The woman applied for an emergency restraining order that was granted. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the order dismissed.

  • Westborough District Court: Gun Charges and Domestic Assault and Battery Charges to be Dismissed

    On December 13, 2013 Shrewsbury, Massachusetts police responded to a report of a domestic assault and battery. The complainant stated that after an argument the defendant punched her twice in the face and left her home. The woman stated that the defendant secreted a gun under a couch near her bed. The police were given permission to search her home and they located the gun where she indicated it would be. A criminal history was run on the man and the police quickly learned that he did not have an FID card or a license to carry a firearm. The police searched for the man and located him in a nearby hotel. He was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery as well as unlawful possession of a firearm and improper storage of a large capacity gun. Today, Attorney Neyman got the charges continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed shortly.

  • Framingham District Court: Probation Violation Allegation Successfully Defended

    In June of 2013 Framingham, Massachusetts police responded to a call for two women engaged in a fist fight. One of the women alleged that the defendant became physically aggressive with her when her children were being dropped off after a visit with a parent and step-parent. One of the children present went to help the complainant after which it is alleged that the defendant struck this child violently and kicked her. The defendant was already on probation for OUI. Additionally, she has a significant criminal history totaling five pages of criminal entries. In addition to the criminal charges a probation violation hearing was scheduled for a probation surrender. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get probation terminated notwithstanding the allegation that the defendant was in violation of her probation.

  • Woburn District Court: Charges Of Operating With A Suspended License Against Social Worker Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on May 8, 2014 a Wilmington, Massachusetts police officer observed a car being driving by our client speeding on Route 93. The officer followed the car and saw it cross the marked yellow lines on several occasions without signaling and erratically. The officer stopped the man, a local social worker. The officer asked for the defendant's license and registration. The license had been suspended due to several previous motor vehicle violations and crimes. The officer arrested the man and scheduled the case for arraignment for a criminal motor vehicle offense. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed today.

  • Lynn District Court: Charge of Operating Without a License and Without Insurance Against Mechanic Dismissed

    The defendant is a mechanic living in Everett, Massachusetts and not a citizen. Several months ago he was stopped for a civil motor vehicle infraction in Lynn, Massachusetts. The officer who stopped him immediately learned that the man did not have a valid driver's license. A criminal background check revealed that this same man had two prior identical offenses in Massachusetts. He was charged with operating without a driver's license and without insurance. That fact that his is not a citizen made it imperative that nothing short of the charges being dismissed was necessary. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed.

  • Newton District Court: Charges of Trespass and Larceny Against Local Businessman Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that our client, a local businessman and a non-citizen was caught stealing from a local store several months ago. A criminal complaint application for larceny was sought and held. However, a no trespass order issued. Then, on June 18, 2014 the defendant was again caught in the store. Store security called the Newton Police and our client was arrested. All charges issued and today he appeared for arraignment on the larceny charge as well as a complaint for trespass. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed at arraignment.

  • Brookline District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Nurse Dismissed

    On March 27, 2014 Brookline police were dispatched to a posh address on a call for allegations of domestic assault and battery. The responding officers were met by a neighbor who heard loud noises and commotion along with arguing and the sound of a woman screaming. The officers then located a woman who was crying and shaking. The woman complained that her husband, a nurse at a local hospital, has a drinking problem and that when he drinks he becomes violent. The woman further complained that her husband started her when she asked for help with a computer. The man kicked her several times. He wrapped her in a blanket, thrashed her around the room for a while and kicked her several more times. The police observed marks on her body supporting her complaints. The man was arrested and hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, all charges were dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: Possession of Heroin Charge Dismissed Against Engineer

    On March 27,2014 Lawrence, Massachusetts police officers observed a car with New Hampshire plates occupied by two males, the driver being our client. The car parked in an area known for drug distribution. The driver was observed on a cell phone. No one got out of the car. Rather, the car left and traveled to another area in Lawrence also known for high incidents of drug sales. Again, no one got out of the car. Once again the car left for yet another heroin distribution point in the city. At this location the passenger got out of the car and made contact with known drug dealers. Officers repositioned their undercover vehicle and saw a drug deal involving the passenger and the known individual. The passenger got back into the car. A stop of the vehicle was made and the defendant and his passenger were found to be in possession of heroin. Both were arrested and charged. Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed today.

  • Lawrence District Court: Pretrial Probation For Contractor Charged With Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Disorderly Conduct

    On Thursday December 26, 2013 Andover, Massachusetts police officers were dispatched to a local bar on a report of a fight with injuries. Two alleged participants were immediately removed from the establishment and detained by the police. At that point the defendant came out of the bar and began yelling at one of the combatants. Officers told him to go back into the bar. He refused, instead getting into a verbal dispute with the police. The man became physically aggressive with the officers. Attempts to subdue him failed. Consequently, one of the police officers Tased the suspect and arrested him. He was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation for the man. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Roxbury District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Biotech Executive Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that on May 3, 2014 Boston Police officers were called to a location in Dorchester for a complaint of a domestic assault and battery. Upon their arrival they learned that a top executive female at a Cambridge biotech company had been accused of assaulting a household member with whom she had a relationship. The responding officers' investigation suggested to them that in fact an assault and battery had occurred. Members of the household who witnessed the event provided details of the incident. Moreover, bruising and marks consistent with an assault were observed on the victim. Our client was summonsed for a clerk magistrate hearing in the Roxbury District Court. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Woburn District Court: Six Counts of Forgery of a Document Against Business Man Dismissed

    The defendant is a man of Asian descent who speaks very little English. He is a businessman living in New York and has a green card. The prosecution alleged that in November of 2013 he was involved in an elaborate scheme to defraud banks and individuals by using credit cards with information that had been altered. The defendant was observed by loss prevention personnel making purchases with several of these altered cards. The police were called to the store and the defendant was detained and questioned along with someone believed to be working in connection with him. Surveillance cameras caught the defendant making these purchases thereby corroborating the district attorney's case. Among other things, the defendant was charged with six counts of forgery of a document, a felony in Massachusetts. The charges were serious permitting a judge to sentence someone convicted of the crime to up to ten years in prison. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all of these charges dismissed.

  • Concord District Court: Charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Unregistered and Uninsured Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    On October 22, 2013 the defendant was pulled over in the town of Lexington for operating a motor vehicle without a proper registration. When the officers made further inquiry they learned that the car was not insured either. The defendant explained that he had just obtained the car and that he was taking it to a local dealership to use to trade for another car. The man was issued a citation. The defendant then requested a clerk magistrate hearing. He hired Attorney Neyman to defend him. At the hearing evidence of the man's actions was presented along with proper registration for a new vehicle and a certificate of insurance. The clerk magistrate declined to enter a complaint and the case was dismissed.

  • Orleans District Court: Home Invasion Charges Dismissed

    On January 21, 2014 members of the Harwich, Massachusetts police department responded to a call at 2:00 a.m. for a home invasion. A 911 caller reported that a man entered her home with a baseball bat and assaulted the occupants. The caller was interviewed by responding police officers. She reported that the man forcibly entered her home and pushed her out of his way. He had in his possession a bat and a metal pipe. One of the occupants recognized the assailant and identified him as the defendant. It was further reported that the defendant beat another occupant about his face with the metal pipe. The defendant was located and arrested. The weapons were found and identified by the victims. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get this charge dismissed.

  • Marlborough District Court: Pretrial Probation For Man Charge With Distribution of Class D Marijuana

    The police alleged that beginning in August of 2013 members of the Marlborough, Massachusetts police detectives unit became involved in an investigation utilizing a confidential informant. This informant had been making controlled narcotics purchases in the area for several months. On November 18, 2013 the informant arranged for the sale of marijuana, a class D substance. Officers established surveillance of the target location. The informant was wearing a wire and alerted the officers to the vehicle the subject would be driving. The car arrived with the defendant being its sole occupant. The officers observed a drug deal occur between the informant and the defendant. The informant provided the drugs to the officers. Officers then located and arrested the defendant who is not a citizen. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation for the defendant. This will have no adverse impact on his status and he will have no criminal record.

  • South Boston District Court: Pretrial Probation For Stoughton Man Charged With Larceny Over $250

    Boston Police alleged that on June 30, 2013 and again on July 2, 2013 officers responded to a hotel fielding a complaint from its manager. The complainant advised the officers that a former employee had come into the hotel and brazenly taken a total of three high definition flat screen televisions. The hotel security was able to secure footage from a video surveillance camera showing the defendant taking the items from the hotel and placing them into his vehicle. The defendant was approached by hotel security and management. He admitted to stealing the property which was valued over two hundred fifty dollars. In Massachusetts that constitutes a felony. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the client pretrial probation. If the defendant remains free from criminal legal problems all charges will be dismissed and he will  have no criminal record.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Not Guilty Jury Verdict in OUI Case for Twenty Eight Year Old Brockton Man

    According to two Boston Police officers on August 25, 2013 just after 2:30 a.m. a scuffle broke out near a downtown nightclub. One of the parties involved was the defendant, a Brockton man who had been at the club. The man got into his car, fled the scene, screeching his tires and ended up crashing into a parking garage. All of this occurred within a couple hundred feet from the scuffle. The police then detained the man and put him through several field sobriety tests; the walk and turn test, the one legged stand test, the horizontal gaze nystagmus test and the finger to nose test. The man failed all of these tests. He then tried to bribe one of the officers to let him go. He admitted to being drunk as well. Attorney Neyman tried the case yesterday and today. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Forty Six Pounds Marijuana Against California Man Continued Without a Finding

    Boston Police drug control unit detectives investigate a drug distribution operation involving the delivery of large packages of marijuana to various hotels. On April 3, 2013 a package delivered to one of these hotels in the defendant's name was found to contain twelve pounds of marijuana. On April 11, 2013 another package delivered to the same hotel and addressed to the same person was intercepted. This package contained nearly twenty pounds of marijuana. The defendant was questioned by the police at the hotel and refused to answer without his lawyer being present. About a week later, on April 17, 2013 another package was received by another posh downtown Boston hotel. This one was also addressed to the defendant. The next day, the defendant arrived at the hotel inquiring about the package. Undercover Boston police then arrested him. This package contained fourteen pounds of marijuana. The total weight of all packages was 46 pounds. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get these cases continued without a finding. One year from now they will all be dismissed.

  • Dudley District Court: Intimidation of a Witness Case Dismissed Against Music Producer, Armed Career Criminal Charge Dismissed, Charges of Possession of Ammunition and Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana Continued Without a Finding

    On May 18, 2013 officers from the Charlton, Massachusetts police stopped a car our client was driving. They claimed he committed a routine motor vehicle infraction. The driver and his passenger quickly jumped out of the car. One of the officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. He asked our client for a copy of his registration. Our client opened the car door and locked the keys in the car. He refused to provide his registration or to cooperate with the police investigation. A canine unit was called. The dog hit on the car. A state police officer then applied for a search warrant. In the trunk of the car officers found marijuana and an arsenal of shotgun shells. The defendant was charged with 1) intimidation of a witness, 2) possession of ammunition, 3) possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and 4) being an armed career criminal. Attorney Neyman was able to get counts 1 and 4 dismissed. Counts 2 and 3 were continued without a finding and will be dismissed once the defendant completes a period of probation.

  • Salem Superior Court: Bail Reduced for Lawrence Man Charged With Rape

    The district attorney alleged at a district court arraignment that the defendant had raped a relative back in August of 2013. The crime occurred over several weeks at varying intervals. In the winter of 2014 the police investigating the case tried to talk to the defendant. He immediately retained our office. We advised him not to speak to the police. He complied. Several weeks later he was arraigned in the district court being represented by another lawyer. A high bail was set. Attorney Neyman scheduled a bail reduction for today for the man. Bail was reduced significantly and the man has been released pending trial. The man is back to work.

  • Plymouth District Court: Felony Larceny Over $250.00 Case Against Contractor Default Vacated

    The prosecution alleged that in January of 2009 a man over the age of sixty complained to local police that our client, a local contractor had taken over eight thousand dollars from. The two had contracted for the installation of flooring for which the complainant provided an eight thousand dollar deposit. The work was never started. The money was never returned. Instead, the defendant moved to Florida. He later learned that a he had been charged with two felonies and that he had been in default in Massachusetts for over five years. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the default removed.

  • Worcester District Court: Charges of Unlawful Transportation of Liquor and Operating Without a License Against New York Delivery Man Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    The police alleged that on December 11, 2013, while on routine patrol a Massachusetts state police officer observed a truck with New York plates travel over marked lanes on several occasions prompting a motor vehicle stop. The trooper quickly learned that the driver was not licensed and was not a citizen. The truck was towed and during an inventory search the police located a quantity of alcohol that exceeds the limit that can be transported without a proper license. The defendant was summoned into court for a Clerk's Hearing. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Chelsea District Court: Operating Without a License Case Against Everett Mechanic Dismissed

    The defendant is an auto mechanic living in Everett, Massachusetts. It was alleged that on December 19, 2013 the defendant was operating a motor vehicle in Revere. He was unlicensed and had several prior operating unlicensed and operating after license suspension charges against him. Today, the date of arraignment, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Pretrial Probation Imposed on Engineer Terminated Early

    In July of 2013 our office succeeded in getting pretrial probation imposed for an engineer accused of malicious destruction to property over $250, a felony in Massachusetts. Pretrial probation was to run until July of 2014 at which time the case would be closed. The client was recently awarded a promotion at work requiring him to relocate and effective only if the case was closed. Attorney Neyman went back into court for the man, three months early and was able to get pretrial probation terminated. The case is dismissed and closed.

  • Salem Superior Court: Cocaine Trafficking Over 200 Grams Nolle Prossed (Dismissed) Against Florida Man Prior to Trial

    The prosecution alleged that beginning in late 2012 Essex County Drug Task Force members and federal agents began a drug trafficking investigation spanning the entire country. As a result of the investigation surveillance was established in several Essex County locations including Lawrence, Andover and Tewksbury. The defendant, a Florida man was one of the people identified during the course of the investigation as possibly being involved in drug trafficking activity. The surveillance revealed the exchange of large boxes for a couple of duffel bags that took place in the back of a large eighteen wheel truck. The truck was stopped and inside the police located several hundred thousand dollars cash. The defendant was one of the men seen engaged in that transaction. Surveillance of him continued. Several days later the man was observed in another purported transaction. This time, he was caught with several kilos of cocaine. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Several pretrial motions were filed that would have required disclosure of a confidential informant. Based on that fact and a fear of losing a valuable source the government witness opted to nolle prosse (dismiss) the case.

  • Chelsea District Court: Charge of Second Offense OUI Against Peabody Woman Dismissed

    On September 23, 2012 a Massachusetts State Police Officer responded to an accident scene on Route 1 in Revere. There, he found the defendant being placed into an ambulance. The trooper asked her what happened. She responded that she was driving in excess of the posted speed limit and that she had been drinking. The officer detected a strong odor of alcohol on her breath as well as slurred speech. The woman was charged with OUI liquor, her second offense. Today, after a hearing on a motion to dismiss all charges were dropped. The case is dismissed.

  • Chelsea District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery to be Dismissed Against New York Telecommunications Executive

    On October 6, 2013 Revere, Massachusetts police received a call for a domestic assault occurring in a residential neighborhood. They arrived to find the victim beaten and bloodied. She told the police that the defendant beat her. Several other individuals witnessed the events, none of whom knew either the victim or the defendant. One of these people saw the defendant chase the victim down the street and then armbar her into the side of the car. She was then observed pulled into the vehicle and beaten. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding with administrative, unsupervised probation. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Dedham District Court: Charges of Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250, a felony, dismissed prior to Clerk's Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that on December 19, 2013 a business man visiting from California booked a private taxicab for a ride to a Boston suburb. Upon arriving at the designated location the man argued with the cab driver over the fee. Unable to negotiate a lower fee he proceeded to cause extensive damage to the vehicle. He was charged with malicious destruction to property over two hundred fifty dollars, a felony in Massachusetts. A Clerk's Hearing was scheduled. Attorney Neyman was retained prior to the hearing. He was able to negotiate a resolution with the victim and the police department. The case was dismissed before the Clerk's Hearing.

  • Brighton District Court: Pretrial probation for Boston man charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Class A, C and D Drugs

    The prosecution alleged that on September 22, 2013 Boston police received information that there was a fight going on at a known drug house in Brighton. The officers encountered the defendant, out of breath and complaining that he was just assaulted at knifepoint. A protective sweep of the house was conducted during which the officers located marijuana, a Class D drug in plain view. They also found a digital scale and drug packaging materials. The officers continued their search during which they found a significant quantity of heroin, a Class A drug and some mushrooms, a Class C drug. The defendant was the listed tenant of the home of the home and he was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute these substances. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get him pretrial probation meaning that if he remains free from criminal legal trouble all charges will be dismissed.

  • Plymouth District Court: Charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon Against Pembroke Man Dismissed At Pretrial Hearing

    The prosecution alleged that on March 30, 2013 the defendant, a twenty-three year old man from Pembroke was involved in a fight with another man about the same age. According to reports, the victim went to the Marshfield police department claiming that during a dispute over some computing equipment our client took a baseball bat and struck him several times causing bodily injury. The police officers photographed the injuries and the victim sought medical attention. The police further investigated the incident and located our client, finding him in possession of the weapon. He was charged with Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon. The case was scheduled today for pretrial. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Somerville District Court: Criminal charges of Failure to Stop for a Police Officer against local law school employee dismissed after Clerk Magistrate Hearing.

    On December 13, 2013 a Somerville, Massachusetts police officer was attempting to exit a local convenience store parking lot when he was cut off by a women driving at unsafe speeds and beeping her horn. The officer positioned his car in front of the woman's vehicle in an attempt to get her to slow down. She proceeded to been and operate in an aggressive manner. The woman passed the officer illegally and came to a stop several traffic lights ahead. The officer followed her, got out of her car and identified himself by displaying his badge. He asked the woman for identification and to stop her vehicle. She refused, instead continuing off and leaving the officer behind her on the street. By running her plates the officer was able to identify the woman, a local law school employee. She was summonsed for a clerk magistrate hearing for a charge of Failing to Stop for a Police Officer. Today, at the clerk's hearing Attorney Neyman got all charges dismissed. No complaint will issue.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Possession of Large Capacity Firearm and Feeding Device Dismissed Against Local College Student, Other Charges Still Pending

    The prosecution alleged that in late November of 2013 Boston police responded to a Dorchester address for a disturbance at a party. As officer approached the home they saw a crowd of people quickly disbursing. A patron at the party waived down the police and told them that he witnessed a male running up the street, brandishing a firearm. Other people at the party identified two other people, also with firearms who had been at the home. Officers observed people fitting this description entering a car and fleeing the scene. The car was stopped by the police. As they moved in to investigate the officers saw the car occupants making furtive movements suggestive to them of possible criminal behavior. All occupants were detained and the car was searched. Inside, the police located several firearms and ammunition. Today, one of the more serious charges, possession of a large capacity firearm and large capacity feeding device, both carrying a potential ten year state prison sentence, were dismissed. Other charges remain pending.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee, Sexual Conduct for Pay, to be Dismissed Against Local Radiologist, Pretrial Probation Pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 Imposed

    On January 24, 2014 members of a Boston Police task force set up a sting operation targeting people interested in paying prostitutes for sex. Through a Craigslist.com listing, undercover officers made contact with a thirty three year old man. The advertisement offered oral sex in exchange for a certain fee. Electronic negotiations followed and ultimately the defendant agreed to meet the undercover at a specific location. The suspect arrived at the meeting place and identified himself to the undercover officers. An arrest was made and the man, a local radiologist was arrested and charged with Sexual Conduct for a Fee. Today, at the arraignment Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting his client pretrial probation pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87. The defendant will not have a record. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Salem District Court: Pretrial Probation Local Businessman gets Pretrial Probation on Felony Charges of Malicious Destruction of Property Over $250.00, All Charges to be Dismissed in Six Months

    The prosecution alleged that on November 23, 2013 officers responded to the Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers, Massachusetts for a report of someone destroying property. Officers arrived to see a kiosk in the mall and other property destroyed. Witnesses identified a particular man as the person responsible for the damage. The officers located the man, a local businessman exiting the mall. He was positively identified by witnesses at the scene. The accused was interrogated by the police and he confessed to the crimes, specifically, malicious destruction to property over $250.00. This is a felony in Massachusetts. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial probation pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87 for the client. In six months all charges will be dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Operating to Endanger Against Local High School Student Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing

    In the late Fall a Massachusetts State Police Officer assigned to the Andover barracks was on routing patrol on Route 495 in the Andover and Lawrence, Massachusetts areas. He observed a car getting onto the highway traverse all lanes of traffic and accelerate to an extremely high rate of speed. The trooper estimated the speed at over ninety miles per hour. A stop was made and the officer issued a citation to the operator, a local high school student, for operating to endanger. A clerk's hearing was scheduled to determine whether or not a criminal complaint should issue. There, Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate to dismiss the charges, not to issue the complaint and not to assess fines for the defendant.

  • Malden District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Threats Against CPA Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing, No Complaint Will Issue

    The Malden, Massachusetts Police alleged that on December 8, 2013 officers were dispatched to a home for a report of an intense domestic incident. When the officers arrived they found the victim shaken and extremely upset. She stated that she and her husband had been arguing throughout the day. At one point the defendant, a local CPA threatened to kill her and their child by shooting them with one of his guns. The officers immediately located the defendant, separated him from his wife and located several firearms, all of which were seized. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him at a Clerk Magistrate Hearing. Today, after the hearing our office was able to convince the clerk not to issue a complaint. There will be no charges for the man to defend. The matter was dismissed.

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