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Charges of Distributing Obscene Matter do not Issue after Clerk Magistrate Hearing
In February of this year Boston, Massachusetts police responded to a call from a domestic assault at a local apartment. They met up with the defendant who had been assaulted by his girlfriend. The man spoke with the police and after complaining of the assault admitted to distributing snapchat videos of the woman. His statement resulted in him being charged with a violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 29, distributing obscene material. This is a felony in Massachusetts. A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled for today. Our office was able to get this charge dismissed.
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Charges of Secretly Videotaping Person Partially Nude Against College Student Dismissed
Malden District Court: The prosecution alleged that the defendant, a college student secretly placed a video recording device in a room where he expected females to change their clothes. For a period of time the device captured women in a state of partial nudity. One of the women learned that she had been videotaped while undressed. She called the police and an investigation commenced. Several victims were located during the investigation. Several people saw the recordings and recognized the women as well. The defendant was confronted by the police and admitted to the activity. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the case dismissed.
Charges of dissemination of obscene matter dismissed
Newburyport District Court: It was alleged that our client, an Arizona Sunday school teacher, had disseminated obscene matter by dancing nude at a Rowley nightclub which was not a licensed strip club. It was alleged that police and officers from the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission witnessed the performances while conducting an undercover investigation. Today, Denise Dolan of our office was able to get the charges dismissed on court costs.