Guns / Firearms Case Archives

This category includes cases in which Mr. Link defended residents of Philadelphia or the surrounding area accused of gun or firearm related crimes.

Commonwealth v. J.F.
September 7

Commonwealth v. J.F.

Philadelphia narcotics officers set up a surveillance on a house in Germantown after receiving numerous complaints regarding drug activity at the location. During the course of the surveillance, officers observed three individuals knock on the door, go inside for 2-3 minutes, then left the area in their car. Each individual was stopped and found in.

The Charges:

VUFA (Illegal Firearms) 6105, 6106, 6108, Possession With Intent to Deliver (PWID)

The Verdict:

All charges dismisses lack of evidence.

Commonwealth v. N.H.
September 7

Commonwealth v. N.H.

Police on routine patrol pulled over a car being driven by N.H. Police claimed that N.H. immediately fled into an alley after he got out of his car and had a conversation with the officers. According to the police, N.H. dropped a bag containing a bulk amount of crack cocaine during the chase and he.

The Charges:

VUFA (Illegal Firearms) 6105, 6106, 6108, Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine (F)

The Verdict:

All Charges Dismissed Lack of Evidence

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.
June 9

Commonwealth v. M.A.

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.

The Charges:

PWID (F), Conspiracy (F), Illegal Firearms (6106, 6108, 6105).

The Verdict:

Not Guilty

Commonwealth v. J.N.
March 6

Commonwealth v. J.N.

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.

The Charges:

Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (VUFA 6105)

The Verdict:

Not Guilty

Commonwealth v. S.C.
November 23

Commonwealth v. S.C.

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.

The Charges:

Illegal Possession of a Firearm (VUFA 6106 and 6108)

The Verdict:

Not Guilty

Commonwealth v. T.M.
October 26

Commonwealth v. T.M.

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.

The Charges:

Possession With Intent to Deliver (PWID), VUFA 6106 and 6108 (Illegal Possession of a Firearm)

The Verdict:

Motion to Suppress GRANTED. Case DISMISSED.

Commonwealth v. L.F.
September 28

Commonwealth v. T.G.

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.

The Charges:

Illegal Possession of a Firearm (VUFA 6105, VUFA 6106, VUFA 6108).

The Verdict:

Motion to Suppress granted. Case dismissed.

Commonwealth v. L.F.
September 28

Commonwealth v. L.F.

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.

The Charges:

Possession With Intent to Deliver (F), Conspiracy (F), Possession of Firearm by Prohibited Person (VUFA 6105), Possession of Firearm Without a License (VUFA 6106).

The Verdict:

Case Dismissed for Speedy Trial Violation under Rule 600(a).

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. 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.

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