Assault Case Archives

This category includes cases in which Mr. Link defended residents of Philadelphia or the surrounding area accused of crimes related to assault, aggravated assault, simple assault, or assault with a deadly weapon.

Commonwealth v. T.N.
August 9

Commonwealth v. T.N.

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.

The Charges:

Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, VUFA (Illegal Firearm)

The Verdict:

Not Guilty of All charges

Commonwealth v. A.K.
June 13

Commonwealth v. A.J.

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. Attorney Link has success fighting gun charges in Philadelphia, keep reading to see how it went after going to.

The Charges:

First Degree Murder, Third Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Illegal Firearms (VUFA 6105, 6106, 6108).

The Verdict:

Not Guilty of all Charges

Commonwealth v. M.A.
August 23

Commonwealth v. M.A.

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.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault (F1) (3 counts). Reckless Endangerment (M2), Simple Assault (M2).

The Verdict:

Not guilty of Aggravated Assault.

Commonwealth v. T.T.
August 17

Commonwealth v. T.T.

T.T. was arrested after a victim reported to police that two men committed a home invasion robbery where he was beaten and had his car keys stolen. The victim reported that he knew one of the men (not T.T.), and that the co-defendant and T.T. forcibly entered his house demanding money for marijuana that the.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault (F1), Burglary (F1), Robbery (F1), Conspiracy (F1).

The Verdict:

All charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. E.J.
June 30

Commonwealth v. E.J.

E.J. and his wife were going through a separation when the wife reported to police that E.J. had taken her back to his apartment against her will, choked her to the point she became unconscious, put a knife to her throat and stole her cell phone. Police took photographs of numerous red marks on her.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault (F1), Robbery (F1), Kidnapping (F1), Unlawful Restraint, False Imprisonment, Simple Assault, Theft, Terroristic Threats, Possession of an Instrument of Crime.

The Verdict:

Not Guilty of all charges.

Commonwealth v. C.L.
May 20

Commonwealth v. C.L.

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.

The Charges:

Illegal Firearms (VUFA 6106 and 6108), Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

The Verdict:

Motion to Suppress Granted. Charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. M.T.
May 16

Commonwealth v. M.T.

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..

The Charges:

Attempted Murder (F), Aggravated Assault (F1), Conspiracy (F1), Illegal Firearms (VUFA)

The Verdict:

Not Guilty of All Charges

Commonwealth v. A.L.
April 26

Commonwealth v. A.L.

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..

The Charges:

Intimidation of a Witness (F), Conspiracy (F) Possession of an Instrument of Crime (M1), Terroristic Threats (M2), Simple Assault (M2).

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges.

Commonwealth v. I.G.
March 7

Commonwealth v. I.G.

I.G. and his cousin were arrested for Robbery, Aggravated Assault and Conspiracy after police responding to a fight observed an unconscious victim on the sidewalk suffering broken bones in his face. The victim claimed the incident was unprovoked. However, the incident had occurred because I.G.’s 5 year old daughter came home crying because the “victim”had.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault (F1), Conspiracy (F1), Robbery (F1), Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges

Commonwealth v. K.M.
February 14

Commonwealth v. K.M.

K.M., a juvenile, and his brother and two other boys were arrested for Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault and related charges after a female youth claimed that they had shot her with a BB gun and forced her to perform oral sex on all of them. After securing K.M.’s release from juvenile custody to his parent’s.

The Charges:

Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse (IDSI) (F1), Sexual Assault (F2), Conspiracy (F1), Aggravated Assault (F1), Simple Assault (M2)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of felonies.

Commonwealth v. R.C.
February 4

Commonwealth v. R.C.

R.C. was arrested after an unimaginably brutal home invasion of a young couple in Philadelphia. A male victim was duct taped, beaten and stabbed to within an inch of his life, and the female was taken to a remote location and sexually assaulted multiple times before she was finally able to escape and call police..

The Charges:

Attempted Murder, Rape, Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault

The Verdict:

All charges withdrawn

Commonwealth v. C.S.
January 8

Commonwealth v. C.S.

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.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault (F1), VUFA 6105, 6106, 6108 (Illegal Firearms), Terroristic Threats, REAP, Simple Assault

The Verdict:

Not guilty of felonies and gun charges.