In July of 2012, 2-3 men pulled up in a van on the 200 block of Sharpnack Street, exited, and fired off at least 24 shots from 2-3 guns, killing one man and seriously injuring another. Learn how this Philadelphia gun offense went after going to trial… A description of the van was broadcast over.
Narcotics officers set up a drug surveillance over a two-hour period on a block in Germantown that concluded with the arrest of M.A. for Possession With Intent to Deliver and three separate gun charges. Police testified that they watched M.A. the entire time and saw him engage in three drug transactions where buyers were stopped.
Philadelphia police officers set up a narcotics surveillance on a house on Limekiln Pike, and observed several men enter a property with an empty shopping bag and then exit with the same bag now appearing to be full. These individuals were stopped where police found a large amount of marijuana from the shopping bag. Based.
During a heated neighborhood dispute, a gunman opened fire on the block and struck a young woman in the back, shattering her pelvic bone. Witnesses told police that they observed the shooter exit from a car that was left on the block and police searched that car, finding paperwork in the name of T.N. Based.
S.C. and a friend were walking home late at night when two Philadelphia police officers spotted them, and because of their youthful appearance, thought they may have been in curfew violation. The officers claimed that after they got out of their car, both S.C and his friend fled on foot and that S.C. discarded a.
Philadelphia Housing Authority officers were in their marked patrol car when they allegedly observed T.M. run a stop sign near a housing authority property. After stopping the car, the officers claim that T.M got out of the driver’s seat and attempted to walk away from them. After drawing their guns on him, they ordered him.
Police on routine patrol observed T.G. as a passenger in a car that was being driven “without adequate lighting on the license plate” making it hard for the officers to read the plate. As a result, the officers initiated a traffic stop. The car pulled into a parking lot and before the officers could get.
L.F. was the subject of a weeks-long drug investigation. Police allegedly utilized a confidential informant to purchase crack cocaine from L.F. and a co-defendant on multiple occasions, which the police claimed they observed. Officers ultimately obtained a search warrant to search two residences that the police associated with L.F., which they believed were being used.
M.A. was arrested after allegedly firing his gun three times at his in-laws’ car from a distance of ten feet away. The in-laws had been concerned that M.A. had “abducted” his wife because she was not answering his phone. One of the in-laws called M.A. and demanded that they meet in a parking lot so.
C.L. was shot in the leg and taken to Temple hospital. Police interviewed him as they do with all victims, and C.L. indicated that he was walking down an alley in Kensington when he heard an argument followed by gunshots. He stated that he was shot from behind but didn’t see who shot him. Police.
M.T. and his 16 year-old brother were arrested for Attempted Murder and related charges resulting from a shooting that occurred on the 1500 block of Gratz Street in Philadelphia. Two eyewitnesses gave statements implicating both individuals as the ones who fired 15 shots onto a crowded block, striking an 11 year-old boy in the process..
V.B was pulled over in North Philadelphia for running a red light. Police asked V.B., who was the sole occupant of the car, for insurance and registration to the vehicle, which did not belong to him. After looking in the glove box and under the sun visor, V.B. opened the center console. At this point,.
Undercover police officers were on their way to a drug surveillance location when they observed the defendant and a friend drinking a beer on the steps of a property. They decided to stop and conduct an investigation, and claim that the defendant walked away from police and then refused to answer their questions. According to the.
A.L., a 63 year-old Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam and had never been arrested, was arrested after a vindictive neighbor upset over petty property issues reported to police that A.L. had threatened her with a gun. When police responded, they observed A.L. in his car with his legally owned firearm in his holster..
Police responded to a radio call for suspicious individuals inside of an apartment complex in Northeast Philadelphia. Upon their arrival, they saw D.A. who fit the description of someone who was banging on various apartment doors. Police questioned D.A. as to why he was in the building and he told them that he was looking.
C.S. is arrested after police respond to a radio call for a person with a gun. Upon arrival, they interview a complainant who told them that C.S. pistol whipped him multiple times and then fled into a nearby residence. Police observed that the complainant had bruises and lacerations on his face and was missing two.
T.D. was arrested after several “witnesses” told police that he fired a gun at them. Police recovered shell casings from the scene and took pictures of a car that was damaged by bullet holes. Witnesses claimed that T.D. walked up the steps of a house and began pulling a gun out. The “victim” then tried.
Philadelphia police on routine patrol receive information regarding a shooting that occurred three blocks away and based on that information stop a car being driven by W.C. Claiming that W.C. exhibited “extreme nervousness” and could not adequately answer the officers’ questions, W.C. and a passenger were detained and the car was searched. During the search.
J.R., who was on state parole, went in to the parole officer to meet with an agent. During the meeting, the parole officer took J.R.’s phone and searched it. On the phone, the officer observed photographs of large amounts of cash, and one photograph of a gun. Based on these observations, parole agents decided to.
Philadelphia police on routine patrol stopped G.P.’s car for a defective middle brake light. According to police, G.P. was taken out of the car for their safety, and during the course of the traffic investigation he pulled out a gun and fired one time at the officers. In response, the officers fired their guns at.
Police on routine patrol spotted a parked car being occupied by three males and N.T., a female with no criminal record. The police claimed that they smelled marijuana and saw clouds of smoke emanating from the car. As a result, they removed all of the occupants and in doing so observed a firearm protruding from.
Pennsylvania State Police pulled D.G. over on I-76 due to the fact that he had a “dead tag” on the car he was driving. Prior to towing the car, the troopers conducted an inventory search of the car and found a handgun that was wrapped in a barber’s apron hidden in a storage compartment behind.
Police officers observed C.F. run a red light, and after a high speed chase C.F. crashed the car he was driving into another motorist. He then fled and was apprehended several blocks away. After his arrest he was found to be in possession of heroin and crack cocaine. Police searched the car he was driving.
A Philadelphia police Lieutenant responding to a shooting in Kensington allegedly observed J.S. removing a red hoodie and discarding a firearm before he ultimately tried to hide from police under a parked car. The gun and hoodie were recovered, and then J.S. was taken to the hospital where he was immediately identified by the shooting.
A pizza delivery man in Germantown called 911 after allegedly being robbed at gunpoint while working. The victim claimed that he was given a fake 100 bill in exchange for pizza and the change on the bill. A.Y. then allegedly threatened the victim with a shotgun. Police were called immediately, and after tracing phone records,.
After receiving a tip, police utilized a confidential informant to purchase marijuana from M.P. at his house on three separate occasions. Each time, police observed the transaction. After the third buy, police raided the residence and seized bulk marijuana, scales, money, proof of residency and a firearm that was behind a sofa. Due to M.P.’s.
Police conducting a surveillance on 2300 Fawn Street in Philadelphia alleged that they observed A.W. and a co-defendant selling cocaine out of an abandoned lot to several unknown people. They were arrested near the lot, and police recovered a gun and numerous packets of cocaine from the lot. At trial, the officers presented an inconsistent.
A.A. and his brother were arrested for shooting at two individuals while they were in their car in this Northeast Philadelphia gun offense case. The two victims reported that they knew A.A. and the brother, and police recovered a bullet projectile from the side of their car. However, at trial the defense presented evidence that the.
On May 14, 2013, a man was shot in both legs in an abandoned lot. He was rushed to the hospital by police after losing consciousness, and fortunately doctors were able to save his life. However, he identified I.D. and another male, M.B. as the shooters in this almost homicide trial in Philadelphia. In his.
A man claimed that he was in a parking lot in Fairmount Park at 1AM when D.W. got out of his car and displayed a gun to him. The “victim” then allegedly drove away and D.W, followed in pursuit. The “victim” then stopped the car and D.W. allegedly produced the same gun and pointed at.
Philadelphia police set up a narcotics surveillance on the 3300 Block of H Street. An officer claimed that he observed a Chevy Tahoe pull onto the block and that J.R. got into the vehicle for a few moments. When he exited he stuck a rack of heroin into his waistband and entered a house on.
Police conducting a car stop for invalid registration stickers alleged that as they were approaching they observed E.F., the front seat passenger, make a “dipping motion” under the seat. E.F. and the driver were taken out of the car and police conducted a search. During the search they found a loaded firearm under the front.
The victim was walking home from Temple University late one night when three men suddenly ambushed him and robbed him at gunpoint, stealing a cell phone and cash. Police developed M.S. as a suspect and he was subsequently placed in a photo array and identified by the victim. The victim then picked M.S. out of.
Police were traveling down Broad Street when they allegedly saw B.S. in the front passenger seat of a car firing a gun at an unknown male on the corner. Police then attempted to stop the car BS was in, which resulted in a high speed chase. During the chase, BS allegedly fired multiple shots at.
In a case that was reported by the national news media, K.G. was arrested on two counts of attempted murder in Philadelphia and related charges after allegedly trying to kill one person, and inadvertently hitting a six month old child in the crossfire, causing massive injuries. The Commonwealth produced a total of four eyewitnesses who.
The defendant was charged with gun offenses (VUFA) after police alleged they observed her in the rear seat of a car with five other occupants dropping a purse that visibly contained a .45 caliber handgun. The purse contained the defendant’s drivers license and credit cards in her name. The defense successfully challenged the credibility of the arresting.
Philadelphia police began investigating T.J. after receiving information that he was involved in drug sales. Police utilized a confidential informant to purchase marijuana from him on three separate dates. On each occasion, police followed him back to his house. Based on the sales to the C.I. and his ties to the address, police executed a.
Police on routine patrol receive a radio call for a man selling narcotics. Upon arrival, police claim they see R.B. (who did not match the description) throw an object into a car and walk away quickly. Police claim they recovered a gun from the car in plain view where the object would have landed. R.B..
Defendant was arrested for aggravated assault, robbery, and gun charges after allegedly brandishing a firearm at a center city business and stealing cash from a safe. T.D. was facing a mandatory minimum 10-20 years in jail under Pennsylvania’s three strike law. Three employees identified T.D. as the person committing the crime. However, a vigorous defense.
Police responded to a radio call for a person with a gun at 3300 Mutter Street. Upon their arrival at that location within minutes of the call, police observed D.T. matching the clothing description given. After police got out of the car to investigate, D.T. allegedly fled from the officers and discarded a gun. D.T..
Police responded to a radio call for gunshots and received information that a grey Jeep Cherokee was involved. Police responding to the area noticed a grey Cherokee about 1.5 miles away and pulled it over. While approaching, police allegedly observed S.G., the passenger, stuffing an item into the center console. Officers removed S.G and searched the car for.
Client charged with gun charges in Philadelphia (VUFA) after a Police Officer testified that he was on routine patrol in his police car when he saw L.S. standing in the middle of the street. As he got closer he could smell an odor of marijuana coming from his general area. According to the Officer, when he got.
Police officer testified that he observed the client show a gun to another individual on the street. The officer went around the block and then saw the client get into a car. When police went to stop the car they allegedly observed S.C. make a reaching motion into the back seat. After removing S.C. from.
Client charged with attempted murder and gun charges and held on $250,000 bail after allegedly shooting a neighborhood acquaintance in the back with a shotgun during a dispute involving money. After hearing testimony at the preliminary hearing the judge dismissed all charges for lack of evidence and T.P. was released from custody.
Police responded to a radio call for a person with a gun. Upon arrival, they observed K.R., matching the description of what the person was wearing. When police attempted to stop him, K.R. ran and allegedly threw a gun, which was recovered by police. K.R. was arrested and held on $250,000 bail. The defense filed.
Client was arrested and charged with gun violations of the uniform firearms act, possessing an instrument of crime and recklessly endangering another person. After hearing gunshots, police observed E.U. walking quickly away from Germantown High School at 2AM. They recovered a gun and obtained a statement from E.U. where he admitted to shooting the gun.
Client was charged with several gun offenses after his ex-girlfriend called police reporting that he was trying to fight her with a gun. When the police arrive at the location the ex-girlfriend points to D.B. and says she was calling about him having a gun. Police recover a gun from a trashcan several feet from.
Client was arrested on multiple gun, or firearm offenses and aggravated assault in Philadelphia after two teenagers called police and stated that the client chased them down the street with a loaded shotgun, cocked it, and threatened to kill them after they were on his property. Police responded and arrested B.S. on the scene and.
S.R. was charged with attempted murder, conspiracy and gun charges for allegedly being one of the individuals who shot at the victim multiple times, striking him in the legs. Philadelphia criminal defense attorney R. Patrick Link successfully challenged the credibility of five eyewitnesses and the poor quality of the police investigation to secure the freedom.
S.Y., who was on federal probation for a gun case, was arrested for attempted murder and gun charges in Philadelphia after he was alleged to have walked into a nightclub and fired a gun, striking a patron. S.Y was detained at the scene by security personnel from the club and police recovered a weapon that.
Client was charged with gun offenses after allegedly leading police on a high speed chase. At the time of his arrest, police claim that N.K. told them he was fleeing because he had a gun. No gun was recovered but the prosecution relied on his statement and charged with gun possession in this firearms case.
Client was passenger in a car that was stopped by police for a traffic violation. The driver failed to produce a valid license and gave conflicting information about who owned the car so both the driver and passenger were detained. Police ultimately got consent to search from the true owner, and were also prepared to.
Client was the front seat passenger in a car that was pulled over by police for running a red light. Client was charged with gun possession in Philadelphia after police allegedly observed him shoving a gun, or firearm, into the glove box. Philadelphia gun attorney R. Patrick Link presented DNA evidence from a DNA expert.
Client was charged with attempted murder for allegedly orchestrating an execution-style shooting of a man in the head that left him in a coma for four months. Three eyewitnesses allegedly identified client, who was held on $500,000 bail. R. Patrick Link and his team of investigators launched a vigorous review of the case and uncovered several.
Police officers claim that they observed client in possession of a loaded firearm and that they saw him throw the gun into his car, where they ultimately recovered it. Client would have been facing at least a 10-20 year sentence under state sentencing guidelines. Philadelphia gun lawyer R. Patrick Link successfully challenged police credibility and.
Client was arrested for a gunpoint robbery after allegedly taking money from a woman who claimed to have known him from the neighborhood. Upon his arrest, C.S. allegedly provided police with a fake name. The defense successfully argued that the victim had motive to fabricate her statement to police and that she had lied because.