Case Results 2017

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Felony Receiving Stolen Property, Escape from Lockup, Trespassing and Resisting Arrest Dismissed

    The defendant is a middle aged man with a significant criminal history. In August of 2015 members of the Boston Police observed the man in the company of known drug users. All parties were trespassing on private property. Officers confronted the man and conducted a pat frisk for weapons. In the course of this activity they came across a stolen ipad valued at over one thousand dollars. The man was arrested. While at the police station a more thorough search of the man followed. During this process the man fled from the station hitting an officer to ensure his escape. He was charged with receiving stolen property, G.L. c. 266 Section 60, trespass, G.L. c. 266 Section 120, escape from lockup G.L. c. 268 Section 15A and resisting arrest, G.L. c. 268 Section 32B. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, these charges were dismissed.

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  • Waltham District Court: Pretrial Probation for Local Business Owner Charged With Multiple Felony Thefts

    On September 20, 2017 a Watertown, Massachusetts police officer responded to a call for a theft at a local Target store. A loss prevention officer had a male shoplifter, the defendant detained. The loss prevention officer recalled that the defendant had recently stolen a significant amount of merchandise from the store that went unprosecuted. This time, security videos captured the defendant and an accomplice stealing several thousand dollars worth of merchandise. He was also seen removing theft protection devices from the items. Charges of larceny over $250 G.L. c. 266 Section 30, unlawful possession of theft detection deactivator or remover G.L. c. 266 Section 30B and receiving stolen property over $250 G.L. c. 266 Section 60 were charged. Attorney Neyman was hired and was able to get pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 Section 87 for the defendant. He will have no criminal record.

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  • West Roxbury District Court: Charges of Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The Massachusetts State Police Reported that on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2:30 a.m. a cruiser was dispatched to an accident scene. When they arrived the defendant was found being evaluated by Boston EMS. Witnesses quickly alerted the police that the defendant was operating his motor vehicle at a high rate of speed on a narrow street and that he collided with parked cars causing extensive damage. An investigation revealed that the vehicle the defendant was driving was unregistered, uninsured and that he had attached plates belonging to another vehicle. He was charged with negligent operation G.L. c. 90 Section 24, uninsured G.L. c. 90 Section 34, unregistered operation G.L. c. 90 Section 9 and attaching plates to conceal G.L. c. 90 Section 23. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the negligent operation was dismissed prior to arraignment and the remaining charges were dismissed after arraignment.

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  • Brockton District Court: Charges of Possession of Cocaine, Class B Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    On September 25, 2017 Massachusetts State Police responded to a call for a woman running down the highway. She was located, sweating profusely and mumbling her explanation of why she had abandoned her car and started to run. In the woman's possession police observed an object sticking out of a cigarette box consistent with packaged narcotics. The officer asked the woman what it was. She responded cocaine and that she had just ingested some. She was summonsed for a clerk magistrate hearing for possession of class B in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 34C. She hired Attorney Neyman. Today, we convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue a complaint. There is now no record of this case.

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  • Middlesex Superior Court: No Jail Time for Man Charged With Selling Cocaine While on Probation for Armed Assault Case

    Several years ago the defendant was convicted of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Our office did not represent him at this trial. Part of his sentence resulted in probation. In September of this year the man was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, Class B in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32A. His probation officer immediately surrendered him. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, we were able ton convince the judge not to incarcerate our client and to reprobate him.

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  • Lynn District Court: Restraining Order 209A Does Not Issue and Bail Revocation Request Denied

    The defendant is facing sexual assault and vandalism charges in the Lynn District Court. Today was a scheduled status conference at which the defendant expected to obtain discovery and possibly schedule a trial date. When he got to court he and his attorney were surprised to see the victim of the vandalism case appear and request a 209A restraining order. The victim claimed that our client had broken a bottle over his head in the past and was exhibiting increasingly hostile behavior towards him. Hearing this, the prosecutor on the underlying criminal case moved to revoke bail. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the restraining order not to issue and the bail to remain in tact.

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  • Worcester District Court: Gun Charges Against Veteran Dismissed

    On April 9, 2017 the defendant was driving in Auburn, Massachusetts when he was pulled over for a defective equipment violation. One of the officers effectuating the stop observed a box of ammunition in plain view. The officers quickly learned that the defendant had a firearm in the car. He was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, G.L. c. 269 Section 10(a) and possession of ammunition, G.L. c. 269 Section 10(h)(1). He hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. We were able to get the defendant released immediately after we were retained. Due to the fact that the defendant was a veteran our office was later able to embrace aspects of the Valor Act. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Worcester District Court: Felony Charges of Credit Fraud and Larceny Over $250 Dismissed

    The defendant is a non-citizen. Any form of conviction or a continuance without a finding (CWOF) would result in deportation. The prosecution alleged that the defendant and others were involved in a scam wherein, posing as criminal defense lawyers they would call elderly persons, advise them that their grandchild had been arrested and request money for bail and legal fees. The scam spanned six states, involved numerous conspirators and thousands of dollars in total. The defendant was identified as a recipient of illicitly obtained money in excess of $250 making this a felony. He was charged with credit card fraud, G.L. c. 266 Section 37C and larceny over G.L. c. 266 Section 30A. Today our office succeeded in getting the case dismissed.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Rape Case Against Graduate Student Dismissed

    The defendant is a graduate student at a top notch university on the west coast. On September 16, 2017 Boston Police responded to a radio call from a domestic disturbance. They arrived and spoke with the victim who claimed that she was raped by her former boyfriend who was still in the apartment. She stated that the defendant went to her home uninvited and asked to have sex one last time. When she refused he pulled her shorts off, ripped her shirt and forcibly raped her by putting his penis in her vagina. The victim's injuries were photographed by the police. The defendant was charged with rape, G.L. c. 265 Section 22, assault with intent to rape, G.L. c. 265 Section 24, indecent assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13H and domestic assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13M.  Attorney Neyman was hired and was initially able to secure a low, affordable bail for the defendant. Today, he was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Wrentham District Court: Charges of Knowing Being Present Where Heroin in Kept, Possession of Class C and Possession of Class B Dismissed

    On March 30, 2017 a Norfolk County Drug Task Force along with a SWAT team executed a search warrant at a local residence. The warrant targeted the defendant and four others, all of whom were residents of the target location. The search warrant was issued after an investigation that lasted several months and involved two confidential informants. Among this items seized were Class A drugs, Class B drugs and Class C drugs. The defendant was charged with violating G.L. c. 94C Section 35, being present where heroin is kept, G.L. c. 94C Section 34E, possession of class C and G.L. c. 94C Section 34C possession of class B. Attorney Neyman was hired and filed a motion to dismiss all counts. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Somerville District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Against Medford Man Dismissed at Trial

    The defendant and the victim are married. She is expecting their second child. In July of this year police responded to a call of a domestic disturbance to their home. Their investigation led them to arrest the husband who was charged with domestic assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. He quickly retained our office. We scheduled the matter for the earliest possible trial date. Today, the scheduled trial date all charges were dismissed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Man Charged with Heroin Trafficking Released on Reasonable Bail

    The defendant is from northern New Hampshire. This past weekend he was a passenger in a car being driven in Methuen and believed to be coming from Lawrence. Officers had seen this pattern on countless prior occasions and quickly formed the opinion that drug related activities could be attributed to the occupants of the vehicle. The car was stopped and the occupants were searched. The passenger was found in possession of in excess of fifty grams of fentanyl. He was charged with trafficking in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32E. A very high bond was set by the bail commissioner over the weekend. Accordingly, Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Today, the defendant was arraigned and Attorney Neyman was able to get the bail reduced to something affordable and reasonable. The defendant posted and remains free at this time.

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  • Woburn District Court: Sex For Fee and Indecent Assault and Battery Charges Against Non-Citizen Dismissed at Arraignment

    The defendant is a non-citizen with several graduate degrees in engineering. On July 27, 2017 he responded to a backpage.com advertisement soliciting sex for a fee. The person making the solicitation was an undercover police officer. Sexual services were negotiated over the phone and the defendant went to a hotel designated by the undercover officer. There, he entered the room and started groping the undercover officer. He was immediately arrested and charged with indecent assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13H and sex for a fee, G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Our office continued the arraignment several times in an effort to secure a dismissal. Today. The third scheduled arraignment date, we were able to get all charges dismissed.

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  • Brighton District Court: Felony Malicious Destruction to Property Charges Against College Students do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendants are freshmen at a local college in Boston. On September 9, 2017 they were observed standing on the cap of the bed of a pickup truck having their picture taken by another individual. The campus police witnessed the incident and contacted the owner of the vehicle who subsequently reported damage to the cap in excess of $250. The students were charged with malicious destruction to property over $250 in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 127, a felony in Massachusetts. A clerk magistrate hearing was ordered. Our office represented the defendants at the hearing and convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint in exchange for making immediate restitution. No complaint issued.

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  • Newburyport District Court: General Continuance for Man Charged With Domestic Assault and Disorderly Person

    On June 6, 2017 Amesbury, Massachusetts police responded to a call for a property exchange at the defendant's home. The victim and the defendant had a relationship that ended and the victim went to the home to retrieve some personal belongings. During the exchange, and prior to the police arriving, the defendant assaulted the victim and touched her inappropriately several times. The police took a report of the incident and spoke with the defendant who admitted to the criminal activity. He was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13M and disorderly person, G.L. c 272 Section 53. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, our office was able to get a general continuance for six months. This means that if the defendant remains free from criminal legal problems for the next six months the case will be dismissed. There are no probationary terms and no criminal record.

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  • Brighton District Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Against Non-Citizen Dismissed

    The defendant is a non-citizen legally residing in Massachusetts. He received a Masters Degree from a local university and is working in the Boston area. On October 10, 2016 a Boston Police Officer was on patrol and observed the defendant arguing with a woman at the intersection of Brighton Avenue and Harvard Avenue. The officer saw the defendant repeatedly shove and grab into a brick wall. He immediately stopped his cruiser and arrested the defendant. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired the next day. The man was charged with violating G.L. c. 265 Section 13M and G.L. c. 265 Section 13A. There was a troubling twist to this case as well. For some reason unknown to the defendant Homeland Security was monitoring this case and made clear to the defendant that he would be arrested and deported if convicted of this offense. For immigration purposes a CWOF would be considered a conviction. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery to be Dismissed Against Local Graduate Student

    Our client is in the process of obtaining a PhD from a prestigious local university. On June 30, 2017 members of the Cambridge Police Department responded to a call for an assault. They arrived and spoke with an independent witness, the alleged victim and our client, the defendant. Their investigation led them to conclude that our client and her husband were having an argument fueled by irrational jealousy and alcohol. The woman allegedly struck and bit her husband during the course of the dispute. Officers observed red marks and bite marks on the complainant and photographed these observations to preserve as evidence. The woman was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, our office secured pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The case will be dismissed in 9 months and the woman will have no criminal record.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery to be Dismissed by General Continuance of Case

    The defendant is a business owner living in another state. On July 9, 2017 he was attending a wedding in Andover, Massachusetts. During the reception an attendant who witnessed a fight between the defendant and another guest called the police. Officers arrived and took statements from several percipient witnesses all of whom claimed that the defendant struck the other individual first. A security videotape captured the incident. Our client was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Today, we secured a general continuance of six months for our client. This means that in six months the case will be dismissed provided our client remain from free any criminal legal troubles.

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  • Orleans District Court: Rape Charge Reduced to Indecent Assault and Battery and Continued Without a Finding (CWOF)

    The defendant works as a civilian on an air base in the Middle East. He served honorably in the United States Armed Forces. Several years ago he attended a party hosted by the victim. Several people drank to excess, among them the defendant and the victim. The defendant spent the night at the victim's home. She woke up in the middle of the night feeling wet and cold. She went into the bathroom and quickly realized that someone had ejaculated on her buttocks and between her thighs. DNA tests concluded that the substance on the woman was the defendant's semen. He was charged with rape, G.L. c. 265 Section 22. Attorney Neyman was hired for the defense. He was able to convince the prosecution to reduce the charges to indecent assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13H. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding (CWOF). After a two year probationary period the case will be dismissed.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Reasonable Bail Set on Rape Case for Non-Citizen Defendant

    The defendant is not a citizen of the United States. He lives on the west coast and is working towards his Masters degree at a prestigious university. Over the weekend he was arrested after his former girlfriend called the police complaining that he had raped and beaten her after she broke up with him and refused to have sex with him. The prosecution had pictures taken at the hospital corroborating the woman's complaint. The family hired Attorney Neyman yesterday. Mr. Neyman was able to get bail set in the amount of $1,000 (one thousand dollars). See bail statute, G.L. c. 276 Section 58. No conditions other than to stay away from the victim and surrender a passport were placed on the defendant. He posted bail and returned to the state where he resides.

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  • Woburn District Court: Sex For a Fee Charges Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    On June 28, 2017 members of a Massachusetts Vice Task Force were conducting a sting operation targeting Johns on prostitution cases. An advertisement was placed on backpage.com offering sexual services for a fee. Around 3:00 p.m., after a series of negotiations through text messages, the defendant appeared at a specific hotel room. He was met by members of the task force and immediately notified of their purpose. He confessed to texting the decoy prostitute and surrendered his cell phone. He was summonsed to the courthouse on charges of sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Today, after a clerk magistrate hearing Attorney Neyman convinced the magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Middlesex Superior Court: Bail Set and Posted for Man Charged With Violating Superior Court Probation

    In yesterday's case result we posted about our client being released on personal recognizance for a drug case. He is on probation in the Middlesex Superior Court for a stabbing conviction in 2014. The defendant was detained on a probation warrant until he could be brought into court today. Attorney Neyman was able to get the man a reasonable bail which he immediately posted.

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  • Somerville District Court: Personal Recognizance for Man Charged With Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine

    The defendant is a twenty year old man on probation for a Superior Court stabbing conviction. Two nights ago he was observed getting into a car at a location known for heavy drug distribution activities. A local police task force had established a surveillance at that location. When they saw the defendant get into the car they believed he was engaging in a drug deal. They descended on the car and caught him with six bags of cocaine and an amount of money consistent with drug sales activities. Today he was arraigned in the district court and after a bail argument released on personal recognizance.

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  • Woburn District Court: Sex For Fee Charges Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a successful computer programmer who owns a large Massachusetts based company. On June 28, 2017 members of the Southern Middlesex Vice Task Force set up a sting operation in the Woburn area. They set up an online advertisement soliciting money for sexual services. The undercover officer conducting the operation arranged a date with our client. The two agreed to meet at a hotel room that had secretly been rented by the police. The defendant arrived and was immediately met by police officers. During questioning the defendant admitted that he had negotiated sexual services for a fee over the internet and the telephone. He surrendered his phone to the police and permitted them to scroll through messages. The phone corroborated information obtained over the internet and the defendant was released. A summons for a clerk magistrate hearing issued charging him with sex for a fee under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Attorney Neyman was hired. He convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Felony Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon Charges Sealed

    Just a few days ago the defendant resolved a felony assault and battery dangerous weapon case with a three day continuance without a finding (cwof), G.L. c. 265 Section 15A. The defendant is entering a Masters/PhD program at the end of the month. Fearing perspective employers or her graduate program would learn of the disposition the defendant asked our office to petition to seal her record under G.L. c. 276 Section 100C. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the record sealed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Felony Charges of Receiving Stolen Property Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a twenty-one year old college student who works two jobs to pay his bills and tuition. In May of 2017 the victim reported leaving her laptop in a truck she rented from a reputable truck rental company. The company was not very accommodating. The defendant was an employee of that company. The victim was subsequently notified by Apple that someone had emailed them, posing as the owner of the stolen Macbook and trying to access the device. The email address matched an email address similar to the defendant's. The device was later pinged to a location extremely close to the defendant's home. The victim's cell phone number was on the laptop. The defendant's cell phone number appeared on the victim's cell phone as a missed call. A Cambridge detective investigating this case applied for a felony complaint against the defendant charging him with receiving stolen property, a violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 60. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. Today, we were able to persuade the clerk magistrate not to issue the felony complaint.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Felony Charges Continued Without a Finding For Three Days

    The defendant is an out of state resident who will be attending graduate school in the fall. In mid-July of this year she was waiting in line at a nightclub with a friend hoping to get into the establishment. Her friend was verbally assaulted by a patron. The woman defended her friend and complained to the bouncer. The bouncer then refused to permit the defendant to enter the club. She then kicked the bouncer with her heals. The police were called and the woman was arrested and charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, shod foot in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 15A. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the woman. Today, he convinced the judge, over the objection of the prosecutor to continue the case without a finding for three days. On Thursday the case will be dismissed.

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  • Charlestown District Court: Charges of Operating Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Uninsured Do Not Issue After Clerk's Hearing

    The defendant is an international student who was driving in Boston without insurance, G.L. c. 90 Section 34J and with an unregistered motor vehicle.  A Boston Police Officer pulled her over and gave her a citation. She applied for a clerk magistrate hearing in hopes of avoiding criminal charges. The woman hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent her. After the hearing the magistrate declined to issue any criminal charges. The matter was dismissed.

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  • Framingham District Court: Charges of Operating Without a License Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant was stopped for a moving violation on a local highway by the Massachusetts State Police. He produced an out of state license. Officers quickly learned that the man had been living in Massachusetts well beyond the period of time permitted without having obtained a Massachusetts driver's license. He was given a citation under G.L. c. 90 Section 10 and a clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled. Today, our office was able to convince the clerk magistrate not to issue a complaint.

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  • Fall River District Court: Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Over the weekend the defendant and her elderly father got into an argument. The discussion became heated and physical. The police were called to the scene and began their investigation. Notwithstanding confusion as to what had occurred, our client, the daughter was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c 265 Section 15M. Attorney Neyman was hired over the weekend to attend today's arraignment and defend the woman against the allegations. Our office was able to get all charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Lowell District Court: Charges of Assault and Battery By Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Armed Assault With Intent to Murder Dismissed

    On May 6, 2017 members of the Tewksbury, Massachusetts Police Department responded to a call for an armed assault. They encountered the victim bleeding from his head and face. His clothes were torn and his face bruised and swollen. The victim identified the defendant and another as his assailants. The victim was hospitalized with very serious injuries. A witness corroborated the victim's identification of the defendants and further added that a baseball bat and gun were used during the beating. Subsequently, arrests were made. The defendants were charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, G.L. c. 265 Section 15A and armed assault with intent to murder, G.L. c. 265 Section 18C. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed.

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  • Woburn District Court: Criminal Counterfeit and Trademark Distribution Case Against Local Business Owner Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    The defendant owns and operates a large successful Boston centric sports gear, apparel and paraphernalia store. In late 2016 an investigation firm contracted by the National Football League attended local fairs and mall kiosks looking for counterfeit apparel. The investigation led the investigators to the defendant's facility. In February of 2017 the investigation company enlisted the services of the Woburn Police and other police departments as well as Homeland Security agents. A search warrant was obtained and the defendant's facility was raided. The search resulted in the seizure of several thousand items that authorities claimed to be the product of criminal counterfeiting in violation of G.L. c. 266 Section 147. Attorney Neyman was immediately retained. He successfully continued the arraignment on two occasions and filed a motion to dismiss the case prior to arraignment. The motion was successful and today the prosecutor filed a nolle prosse officially dismissing the case.

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  • Wrentham District Court: Probation Warrant Removed and Client Released From Custody

    The defendant has been charged with domestic assault and battery and child endangerment. A condition of his release is to take a sobriety test three times per day. It is alleged that on Sunday, the defendant failed to take a test and also failed to respond to the calls from the probation department. The man was arrested yesterday. The district attorney's office learned of the violation and moved to have bail revoked, claiming in part that this was the man's second such violation. Attorney Neyman was able to get the man released from custody and to remove the probation warrant.

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  • Newton District Court: Charges of Felony Larceny Over $250 Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant supervised the victim at a local fitness facility. Unbeknownst to the victim the defendant had taken information from the victim's employment application and obtained several high limit credit cards. The cards were used systematically and charges far exceeded $250 making the crime a felony. The Newton Police Detective generously applied for a criminal complaint for larceny over $250, G.L. c. 266 Section 30 rather than directly felony charges. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the defendant. After a clerk magistrate hearing, no charges issued against the defendant.

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  • Newton District Court: Gun Charges Against Business Executive Dismissed

    On September 17, 2016 members of the Newton, Massachusetts police department responded to a report of a fight involving a firearm. Officers who arrived at the scene were met by a party claiming that during an argument the defendant struck him in the head. The man slapped him back. The defendant left the room and returned with a firearm. He pressed the gun against the victim's ribs and threatened him with the weapon. It was alleged that the defendant was intoxicated at the time. The police questioned the defendant who denied the attack. A secret recording of the incident was made by the victim. This recording captured the defendant admitting to the assault with the firearm. The defendant was arrested and charged with intimidation of a witness, G.L. c. 268 Section 13B, carrying a firearm while intoxicated, G.L. c. 269 Section 10H and assault with a dangerous weapon G.L. c. 265 Section 15B. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Quincy District Court: Judge Denies Prosecutor's Request to Revoke Bail

    The defendant is charged with domestic assault and battery, G.L. 265 Section 13M. The defendant was ordered as a condition of his release not to have contact with the victim and to stay away from her. While waiting for the pretrial to be called the prosecutor saw the defendant in the vicinity of the victim. As a result the prosecutor moved to revoke the defendant's bail, telling the judge that she and the victim witness advocate had just witnessed the violation. Attorney Neyman objected to the motion and convinced the judge not to revoke the bail. The defendant remains free.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Domestic Assault and Battery Charges Against Graduate Student Dismissed

    The defendant is a man in his early twenties recently admitted to one of the most prestigious graduate programs in the country. On February 16, 2017 Boston police responded to a call for a domestic assault at a posh downtown home. They arrived to find a woman (witness) directing them to a bedroom where another woman (victim) was found, crying and bruised. The witness told officers that she saw the defendant break into the victim's room and close the door. She heard screaming consistent with an assault and called the police. The victim told the responding officers that her boyfriend, the defendant had struck her during an argument. Her visible injuries corroborated her statement. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 26 Section 13M. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the man. A conviction or any type of admission would have resulted in a revocation of the defendant's acceptance to the graduate program. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Pretrial Probation Terminated on Domestic Assault and Battery and Case Dismissed

    Last year the defendant was charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Our office successfully secured pretrial probation for the client under G.L. c. 276 Section 87. Our client is from California and wanted to move back to that state before the end of the pretrial probation termination date. Attorney Neyman went back into court today for the man and was able to convince the probation department, the judge and the prosecutor to agree to terminating probation. The case was officially dismissed today.

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  • Suffolk Superior Court: Bail in Multiple Kilo Cocaine Trafficking Case Reduced by Half

    The defendant has a cocaine trafficking case pending in the Suffolk Superior Court that involves multiple kilograms of cocaine. Prior to our office becoming involved in the case a high, unaffordable bail was set by a District Court judge. Attorney Neyman was retained for the case and started the defense process. Today, before a Superior Court judge in a bail appeal he was able to get the bail reduced by half, an amount that the defendant can afford. The defendant's family will be posting the bail for his release.

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  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Sex for a Fee do not Issue Against Software Engineer

    The is a software engineer working in the greater Boston area. He is not a citizen. Several weeks ago the man responded to a backpage.com advertisement offering sexual services for a fee. The man responded to the listing and negotiated a fee for specific sexual services. He was then directed to a hotel. Unbeknownst to the man this was a sting operation run by a human trafficking task force. The man met with an undercover officer posing as a prostitute and was arrested. He faced charges of sex for a fee under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Attorney Neyman was hired and was able to prevent charges from issuing.

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  • Framingham District Court: Pretrial Probation Reimposed After Violation on Restraining Order Case

    The defendant is a professor at a prestigious local university. He was charged with violating a restraining order, G.L. c. 209A over two years ago. After some contentious litigation Attorney Neyman was able to get the man pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. He quickly violated the conditions set by the judge and was placed back on the trial list. The district attorney's office wanted a guilty finding and the litigation was rekindled. Today, our office succeeded in getting pretrial probation again with the original conditions. The case will be dismissed in the fall.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Gun Charges Against Lawrence Man Dismissed

    The defendant is a twenty year old man from Lawrence, Massachusetts. On July 7, 2016 members of the Lawrence Police Department conducted a stop of a motor vehicle owned and being driven by our client. After the stop a passenger in the car quickly exited the vehicle and fled. Officers moved towards the driver and observed a handgun in plain view on the passenger seat of the vehicle. The defendant and the man who fled were both charged with unlawful possession of a firearm in violation of G.L. c. 269 Section 10(a). This statute has a mandatory minimum eighteen month jail sentence for anyone convicted of this crime. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the defendant. After nearly a year long fight today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Criminal Complaint For Drug Distribution Does Not Issue Against College Student

    The defendant is a student at a prestigious college in Boston. Campus police became alerted to suspicious activity at a dorm involving possible drug dealing activities. An investigation followed during which police accessed surveillance cameras key code access printouts. Officers soon learned that a particular student was getting excessive visits to his dorm room from students and non-students. Officers monitored the traffic and stopped visitors as they exited the dormitory. They learned that the defendant was selling large quantities of marijuana and other drugs from is dorm room. With ample probable cause a search warrant was obtained and executed. Officers found large quantities of marijuana and drug distribution materials in the room. The man admitted to committing the crimes. He was charged with violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32, possession with intent to distribute marijuana. A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled. Attorney Neyman was hired and convinced the magistrate not to issue a complaint.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Kidnapping Charges Dismissed

    The defendant was charged with kidnapping and some drug charges stemming from an alleged robbery said to have taken place in the winter. The victim alleged that the defendant and another kidnapped her at knifepoint and robbed her of items recently purchased at a local store. They supposedly also stole her prescription drugs. Drug charges and kidnapping charges, G.L. c. 265 Section 26 issued. Today at the pretrial hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get the kidnapping charge dismissed.

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  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a professor at a prestigious university. On April 20, 2017 members of the Braintree, Massachusetts police department were conducting a surveillance operation at a local hotel. They had information that one of the rooms was being used by a male prostitute and that he was servicing dozens of local men over a period of days. One such man was approached by officers as he left the hotel. He was questioned and quickly admitted to engaging in these activities with the prostitute. The man identified the prostitute and the room. Officers then went to the room, were permitted to enter and found the defendant in the room with the prostitute. Both admitted to engaging in sexual acts for money. The defendant was then summonsed for a clerk magistrate hearing charging him with sex for a fee, G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Attorney Neyman represented the defendant at the hearing and was able to get the charges dismissed. No complaint will issue.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Operating With Suspended License and Unregistered Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    On April 12, 2017 the defendant was driving through the town of Andover, Massachusetts. A police officer pulled him over for not having a current inspection sticker. Shortly after the stop the officer learned that the man's driver's license had been suspended for OUI and that the car was not registered. Both of these are crimes under G.L. c. 90 Section 23 and G.L. c. 90 Section 20 respectively. A summons for a clerk magistrate hearing issued. Attorney Neyman represented the man at the hearing and the complaint did not issue. The charges were dismissed.

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  • Lawrence District Court: OUI Charges Dismissed at Trial

    The defendant is a local businessman charged with OUI in violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. In the winter of 2015 the driver of a vehicle observed the defendant's car nearly crash into another vehicle. A 911 call was made. The caller followed the vehicle detailing its movements to the state police. Officers caught up to the car and made similar observations. The vehicle was stopped. The trooper smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the defendant's breath. When asked for a license and registration the defendant showed signs of impairment. He was asked to exit the car. In doing so the defendant struck his head on the side of the door and fell. The responding officer located open containers in the car with alcohol in them. An arrest for OUI was made. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

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  • Waltham District Court: Two Counts of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and one Count of Domestic Assault and Battery Dismissed

    On March 20, 2016 members of the Waltham, Massachusetts police department responded to a call for a fight. They arrived and found the victim stabbed in various locations on his body. A trail of blood led the officers into a nearby home where they located the defendant hiding. The victim identified him as the assailant and complained that he had stabbed him several times. The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Also present was a woman later identified as the defendant's girlfriend. She too complained that the defendant struck her. Marks supporting her complaint were visible on her face and body. The man was arrested and charged with two counts of assault and battery dangerous weapon, G.L. c. 265 Section 15A and domestic assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Attorney Neyman scheduled the case for trial. Today, all charges were dismissed.

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  • Dedham District Court: Second Offense Possession With Intent Drug Charges to be Dismissed

    A few months ago the defendant was involved in a motor vehicle accident and taken to the hospital. His car was towed and inventoried. Inside the car the police found several ounces of marijuana, a Class D substance. The drugs were packaged for sale. Also found in the car was a scale used for weighing drugs. The defendant had a prior continuance without a finding a few years ago for the same crimes. The officers confronted the man at the hospital. He volunteered his cell phone which was searched as well. On that device was additional evidence of drug distribution and a Class C drug. The man was charged with possession with intent to distribute class C, G.L. c. 94C Section 32B and class D drugs, 94C Section 32C a felony and misdemeanor respectively. Attorney was able to get the felony dismissed and the marijuana charge continued without a finding.

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  • Concord District Court: Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Second Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant is a successful CEO at a major local software development company. On February 4, 2017, police from his town responded to his home after receiving a 911 call. Officers were met by the defendant's son and wife, both of whom reported that the defendant struck his son with a closed fist on two occasions following a verbal altercation. Officers observed marks on the victim's body corroborating his version of the events. The defendant was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery in violation of G.L. c. 265 Section 13A. The defendant, a non-citizen had a prior that had been dismissed as a result of the victim's failure to appear and testify. Attorney Neyman was hired and today was able to get pretrial probation for his client. All charges will be dismissed and there will be no immigration consequences.

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  • Fall River District Court: Shoplifting by Concealing Case Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Several weeks ago loss prevention officers at a local cosmetic store observed a young woman casually placing objects into her pocketbook while walking up and down the aisles. They watched the woman until she left the premises without attempting to pay for the goods taken. She was confronted, detained and questioned. The woman readily admitted to having stolen the items valued in excess of $250, making this crime a felony. She also stated that this was not the first time she had done this but it was the first time she was caught. She was charged with shoplifting by concealing, a crime under G.L. c. 266 Section 30A. Today, at a clerk magistrate hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges dismissed.

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  • Brighton District Court: Charges of Assault Dangerous Weapon to be Dismissed After Clerk's Hearing

    Both the defendant and the complainant are residents of Brighton, Massachusetts. At the end of March, 2017 the complainant called the police after what he described as a very aggressive road rage incident. The man reported that he was walking across a residential street when he was almost struck by a truck being driven by the defendant. The defendant then opened his driver's side window and made verbal threats to the man. Afterwards, the defendant drove his vehicle towards the man again, opened his door and attempted to hit the man with the driver's side door. This incident was witnessed by an individual who knew neither party. The police were called and a detective was assigned to the case. Our client was subsequently charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, a crime under G.L. c. 265 Section 15B. Today, after a clerk magistrate hearing Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Worcester District Court: Defendant Released from Jail After G.L. c. 276 Section 58A Dangerousness Hearing

    Last weekend the police effectuated a stop of a car driving in Auburn, Massachusetts. Officers stated in their report that the defendant's license plate was not illuminated. After the stop officers observed ammunition on the floor of the vehicle and ordered the defendant to get out of the vehicle. He complied. Upon doing so officers saw a handgun in the car. The defendant was arrested and charged with carrying a firearm, G.L. c. 269 Section 10 and unlawful possession of ammunition, G.L. c. 269 Section 10. At arraignment the district attorney moved for detention pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 58A, the dangerousness provision of the Massachusetts bail statute. Our office was subsequently retained. Today, after a hearing our client was released.

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  • Somerville District Court: Charges of Larceny Over $250 by Single Scheme Dismissed

    The defendant and several family members were involved in a dispute involving a single family home in Somerville, Massachusetts. The victims claimed that our client forged several bank documents resulting in the transfer of their home to him. They brought this to the attention of the district attorney's office. An investigation convinced the prosecution that this did in fact happen and our client was charged with felony larceny by a single scheme, violating G.L. c. 266 Section 30(1). The accused hired Attorney Stephen Neyman just after the charges issued in February of 2016. Today, Attorney Neyman got the entire case dismissed.

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  • West Roxbury District Court: Allegations of Assault and Battery and Strangulation Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Our client is a twenty year old college junior. On December 10, 2016 she and her roommates threw a party for friends with whom they went to school. Sometime during the evening several uninvited guests arrived. These people were rude, intoxicated and violent towards our client and her guests. Accordingly, they were asked to leave. A young woman was insulted by the request and struck our client in the head with a tequila bottle. Our client was bloodied and required hospitalization. The police investigated and charged the assailant with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Weeks later, in an attempt to neutralize our client, this woman filed an application for a cross complaint charging two counts of assault and battery, G.L. c. 265 Section 13A and strangulation, G.L. c. 265 Section 15D. Attorney Neyman was immediately hired. Our client refused to back down from the efforts to neutralize her and refused to enter into a mutual exercise of 5th Amendment privileges. Instead, she opted to fight the allegations. We respected that decision and defended a contentious clerk magistrate hearing. The assistant clerk magistrate ruled in our favor and did not issue the complaint. The case was dismissed.

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  • Cambridge District Court: Charges of Negligent Operation Dismissed

    On August 19, 2016 members of the Massachusetts State Police responded to a crash scene. They observed two cars, one with rear end damage and the other with front end damage. The driver of the vehicle with rear end damage was taken to the hospital for his injuries. Witnesses to the incident stated that the car with front end damage ran a stop sign and struck the other vehicle. The witnesses further stated that the responsible driver seemed to be impaired and passed out after the collision. This man was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle, G.L. c. 90 Section 24. His family hired our office to defend him. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get this charge dismissed.

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  • Palmer District Court: G.L. 209A Restraining Order Vacated After Hearing

    The defendant is a twenty year old man against whom a restraining order issued late last week. A return date was scheduled for today. Our office was hired over the weekend. The affidavit in support of the restraining order application claimed that the defendant was abusive to the complainant and that he was indirectly involving her in his alleged criminal activities including drug dealing. Reading between the lines it was clear that the complainant's mother was behind the efforts to keep the parties apart and most likely the motivation behind the restraining order efforts. Our office appeared today for the extension hearing. After making our case and clarifying the inadequacies of the supporting affidavit and in court testimony the judge agreed and vacated the restraining order.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Sex For a Fee Charge Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is the CEO of a large suburban Boston manufacturing company. Several weeks ago he replied to a backpage.com advertisement offering sexual services in exchange for a fee. Several electronic conversations took place. Eventually, through email and texts the defendant and the purported prostitute agreed to meet at a downtown Boston hotel. When the defendant entered the room he was met by a woman who accepted his money pursuant to their pre-arranged agreement. After the money was passed police officers entered the room and arrested the man. The woman identifying herself as a prostitute was actually an undercover police officer. The man was charged with violating G.L. c. 272 Section 8, soliciting a prostitute. A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled and our office was hired. Attorney Neyman was able to prevent the complaint from issuing. The case was dismissed.

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  • Roxbury District Court: Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Class B and Class C Drugs Dismissed Prior to Arraignment and Personal Recognizance on Remaining Charges

    On February 8, 2017 a woman arranged to have a friend pick her up near downtown crossing in Boston, Massachusetts. The friend arrived with a man, the defendant who was driving a Honda. The woman entered the defendant's car with the understanding that she would be given a ride home. Instead, the woman was assaulted with a knife and robbed of money, clothing and prescription drugs. The man was later arrested and charged with kidnapping, armed robbery, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, possession with intent to distribute drugs and more. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the man. Today, after a lengthy bail hearing the defendant was released on his own recognizance. In addition, Attorney Neyman was able to get the drug charges dismissed prior to arraignment.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Pretrial Probation, G.L. c. 276 Section 87 For Man Charged With Sex For a Fee

    Several weeks ago members of the Boston Police Department were engaged in an undercover operation targeting "Johns" in prostitution matters. The officers entered an advertisement on the Internet offering sexual services in exchange for money. The defendant, a prominent businessman responded to the advertisement and agreed to meet a woman at a local hotel. The man arrived at the hotel, went up the designated room and knocked on the door. He was met by a woman who invited him in. Unbeknownst to the man the woman was an undercover police woman. After a brief conversation discussions regarding sexual services occurred. Various types of sexual acts were negotiated. Money was exchanged after which back up officers entered the room and arrested the man. He was charged with sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Today, at the pretrial hearing Attorney Neyman negotiated pretrial probation for the accused, G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The charges will be dismissed.

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  • Somerville District Court: Shoplifting Case Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Last month  store detectives observed a young woman walking from aisle to aisle in a store, taking items and secreting them in a personal bag. The activity was observed personally and via electronic surveillance equipment. After a lengthy visit to the store the woman left, carrying with her the items in the bag. She was stopped outside of the store by loss prevention personnel and local Somerville police officers. Upon being confronted the woman admitted to the theft and produced the stolen items. The total value was far in excess of $250, making the crime a felony larceny under G.L. C. 266 Section 30. A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled for today. Attorney Neyman represented the woman on the case. All charges were dismissed. No complaint issued.

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  • Attleboro District Court: Pretrial Probation for Woman Charged With Leaving the Scene of an Accident With Property Damage

    Several weeks ago our client was at a local bar with a friend. She left the establishment, backed out of the parking lot and struck a parked vehicle. She then left the scene. A patron in the lot witnessed the incident. He called the police to alert them to what he just saw. The man provided the police with the license plates. Officers met up with the woman at her home and questioned her about the incident. She admitted to having committed the crime and a criminal complaint issued charging leaving the scene of an accident with property damage G.L. c. 90 Section 24. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, our office was able to get the woman pretrial probation. All charges will be dismissed.

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  • Woburn District Court: Shoplifting Charges Against Software Engineer Dismissed at Arraignment

    The defendant is a software engineer living out of state. On February 24, 2017, while shopping at a local mall loss prevention officers saw the woman taking several items, place them in her over sized pocketbook, remove the tags and leave the store. The event was caught on videotape and played for local police officers who arrived to investigate the matter. The woman was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting under G.L. c. 266 Section 30A. She hired Attorney Stephen Neyman over the weekend. Today, the day of arraignment Attorney Neyman got the case dismissed.

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  • Wrentham District Court: District Attorney's Motion for Bail Revocation Denied

    The defendant is one of our clients charged with domestic assault and battery. He was placed on conditions of pretrial release that included wearing a GPS monitoring device, abstaining from the use of alcohol, alcohol screens, mandatory reporting and more. The defendant missed his screens on February 1st and February 3rd, failed to report to probation and refused to charge his GPS monitoring device. A probation warrant issued and the defendant was returned to court for a bail revocation hearing. The prosecutor asked for a revocation of bail which would require the defendant to remain in custody. Attorney Neyman convinced the judge not to revoke bail and to modify the release conditions in a more favorable manner.

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  • Quincy District Court: Application for Complaint Charging Vandalizing Property Does Not Issue Following Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    On January 18, 2017 members of the Braintree, Massachusetts police department were called to a crime scene after a report of a fight and several individuals damaging a motor vehicle. They interviewed the victim who stated that he and his girlfriend had an argument that resulted in the couple breaking up. The girlfriend is the sister of the defendant. Shortly after the argument, the complainant witnessed the defendant and two others destroy his car tires and windows. The police contacted the sister who admitted to the breakup and added that the complainant had hit her several times. Believing this to be the motive for the car damage the officers confronted the defendant and his friends, all of whom admitted to destroying the car. They were charged with vandalism, G.L. c. 266 Section 126A. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, after a clerk magistrate hearing the application for criminal complaint was denied. No charges were filed against our client.

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  • Quincy District Court: Not Guilty Verdict for Weymouth Man Charged With Violation of a Harassment Prevention Order

    In November of 2015 the defendant was served with a harassment prevention order pursuant to G.L. c. 258E. He appeared without a lawyer to contest the order. His efforts were unsuccessful. Subsequently, the accused was in a parking lot at a large shopping center in Weymouth. There, it is alleged that he observed the woman who had obtained the harassment prevention order and performed acts designed to intimidate her. She immediately contacted the local police who arrived at the scene, took witness statements and eventually arrested the accused. The man was charged with violating a 258E harassment prevention order, a crime under G.L. c. 258E Section 9. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the man. Today, the case went to trial. The defendant was found not guilty.

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  • Quincy District Court: Sex For a Fee Case Against Non-Citizen Software Engineer Dismissed

    In December of 2016 members of the Quincy, Massachusetts police department investigated a prostitution ring being operated under the guise of a massage parlor. The investigation resulted in probable cause for the issuance of a search warrant. On December 15, 2016 the search warrant was executed. It allowed for the search of all persons present at the location. Around 5:00 p.m. that day officers set up surveillance around the target location. They observed the defendant, a local software engineer and others enter the location. Shortly thereafter the search commenced. The defendant was caught during the search "with" one of the massage therapists. When questioned he admitted that he was there for sexual services. The man was arrested and charged with sexual conduct for a fee a violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Not being a citizen a conviction could result in deportation or denial of naturalization. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the accused. Today, we got the case dismissed.

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  • United States District Court: Man Charged With Federal Drug Trafficking Released Pending Trial

    The defendant is a citizen of Mexico and the United States. In October of 2016 he was arrested in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and charged with drug trafficking after police located over 7,000 pills secreted in the trunk of his car. It was later learned that the man had allegedly been involved in international drug trafficking and the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts filed charges against the man. Today, after a detention hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get the man released. He will be permitted to live in Florida during the pendency of this case.

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  • Concord District Court: Personal Recognizance for Software Engineer Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant, a local software engineer was surprised by police over the weekend when he was confronted and arrested for allegedly hitting a family member. The accused had been involved in a similar incident less than six months earlier in the same county. He was arraigned today and the district attorney's office sought an order of bail. Attorney Stephen Neyman appeared on behalf of the man and was able to have him released on his personal recognizance.

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  • Waltham District Court: Pretrial Probation for Army Officer Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

    The defendant is employed by the United States Army as an officer. In July of 2016 Waltham, Massachusetts police officers responded to a call from a domestic assault and battery (G.L. c. 265 Section 13M) at a residence. They were immediately met by a women who is married to the defendant. The woman presented with injuries to her arm and hip and complained that the accused went out to a bar and got drunk. When he arrived home he was confronted by the complainant at which time an argument ensued. The argument became physical. Consequently the woman was struck and injured. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired to represent the accused. Any conviction and/or admission to guilt would result in a discharge from the service. Today, we secured pretrial probation under G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed in May.

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  • Dedham District Court: Complaint for Malicious Destruction to Property Over $250 Does Not Issue

    Members of the Needham, Massachusetts police department were notified that a group of young men were driving around town cutting down street signs with a hacksaw. Their investigation led them to our client, a young college student. The officer confronted the man with their information and obtained a full confession. An application for a complaint for malicious destruction to property over $250 issued. This is a felony under G.L. c. 266 Section 127. Today, Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Defendant Found Not Guilty of OUI 4th Offense After Jury Trial

    On September 26, 2015 a Massachusetts State Trooper was on routine patrol on Route 93 southbound in Andover, Massachusetts. His attention was drawn to a vehicle that was swerving from lane to lane and failing to use signals when doing so. The officer followed the car for a mile and then made the decision to pull the car over. He approached the vehicle and immediately detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the interior of the vehicle. He observed the driver to have slurred speech, bloodshot and red eyes and to be unsteady on his feet. Three field sobriety tests were administered, the horizontal gaze nystagmus, the walk and turn and the one legged stand. The defendant failed all of these tests. During the course of the field sobriety tests the defendant urinated in his pants. The defendant had been convicted of three prior OUI offenses. He was charged with OUI, a violation of G.L. c. 90 Section 24. He was also charged with operating to endanger. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today the defendant was acquitted after a jury trial. Not Guilty.

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  • Charlestown District Court: Charges of Attaching Wrong Plates and No Inspection Sticker Do Not Issue After Clerk's Hearing

    The defendants in this case swapped cars without going through appropriate channels. In doing so, one of the defendants took plates from his previous car and put it on his new car. He also failed to have an inspection sticker on his car. On December 26, 2016 one of the defendants was pulled over for not having the inspection sticker. During the stop the officer learned of the plate violation. The defendant was issued a citation for violating G.L. c. 90 Section 23, plate violation and G.L. c. 90 Section 20, no inspection sticker. He applied for a clerk magistrate hearing. Today, our office was able to get the charges dropped. No complaint issued.

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  • East Brookfield District Court: Felony Larceny Charges Against College Student Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a student at a local college. After a series of thefts at the school local police commenced an investigation. Eventually they ended up at the defendant's apartment where they located several items reported stolen by students and local residents. They established video surveillance of the apartment and were able to observe the defendant bringing additional items, later determined to be stolen, into his apartment building. He was interrogated and the police learned that he had in fact been responsible for all reported thefts. The value of the property exceeded $250 and felony larceny charges were applied for under G.L. c. 266 Section 30. Today, our office succeeded in convincing the clerk magistrate not to issue a criminal complaint.

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  • Plymouth District Court: Charge of Intimidation of a Witness Dismissed

    The defendant and his family live in a town near Plymouth on a very bucolic piece of property. Over time, the defendant and a neighbor were involved in disputes that became increasingly hostile. In late 2013 into 2014 the neighbor started accusing the defendant of damaging his property and threatening his family with violence. Several reports to the local police department were made. Ultimately some criminal charges and a 258E harassment protection order issued against our client. Then, the neighbor alleged that one day as the defendant was walking his Doberman he encountered his wife and threatened that he would release his dog to kill her.  A subsequent charge of intimidation of a witness pursuant to G.L. c. 268 Section 13B issued. Attorney Stephen Neyman was hired. Today, that charge was dismissed prior to trial.

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  • Lowell District Court: Local Salesman Released After 58A Dangerousness Hearing

    The defendant is a forty-nine year old salesman charged with domestic assault and battery, malicious destruction to property, resisting arrest, unlawful firearm possession and more. In mid-December the police responded to a 911 call for a domestic situation growing out of control. The officers arrived to find the husband in a manic state, violent and irrational. The police tazed the man and arrested him. In court the next day the district attorney moved for detention under the dangerousness statute, G.L. c. 276 Section 58A. A dangerousness hearing was scheduled and the family hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, after the hearing the accused was released.

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  • Concord District Court: Pretrial Probation for Professor Charged With Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon

    The defendant is a professor at a prominent local university. On August 25, 2016 Lexington, Massachusetts police were called for an altercation in a parking lot by a Starbuck's restaurant. The victim met with the police and reported that after a road rage incident our client kicked him in the groin with a shod foot. Officers confirmed the report through witnesses and charged the man with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon under G.L. c. 265 Section 15A. Today our office got the case resolved with six months pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The charges will be dismissed.

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  • Lowell District Court: Pretrial Probation for Nurse Charged With Hitting Girlfriend's Daughter

    On March 26, 2015 shortly after midnight Billerica, Massachusetts police officers were dispatched to a residence for a report of an assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13A and strangulation under G.L. c. 265 Section 15D. The victim is the defendant's girlfriend's daughter who told the police that her mother and the defendant had been arguing. She got between the two to stop the incident and the defendant grabbed her by the throat, pushed her against a wall and threw her to the ground. Officers observed red marks on the victim's throat consistent with her complaints. The case was litigated and fought for over a year. Today, Attorney Neyman resolved the case with pretrial probation, G.L. c. 276 Section 87. All charges will be dismissed.

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