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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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Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Larceny Dismissed Against Filmmaker
Brookline District Court: The prosecution alleged that on February 16, 2012 Brookline Police were called to a domestic disturbance by the victim's neighbor. The police arrived to find the victim complaining that a family member had attacked her, emptied her purse and stolen her money. The encounter was violent, loud and though to be motivated by drug abuse. The defendant, a local filmmaker was located and arrested. He was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery and Larceny. Today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.
Charges of Larceny Over $250 dismissed against college student prior to arraignment
Boston Municipal Court Docket Number: 09-8909. The defendant attends a college in the Back Bay of Boston. On December 5, 2009 she was shopping on Newbury Street. At approximately 1:20 p.m. Boston Police were called to a high end clothing store for a report of a theft of items valued at over two hundred fifty dollars. They encountered the defendant, an eighteen year old college freshman with items valued at over two hundred fifty dollars in her purse. She was arrested and charged with Larceny Over $250, a felony in Massachusetts. The student hired Attorney Stephen Neyman who today got all charges dismissed prior to arraignment. The student will be required to perform twenty five hours community service only.