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. D.Y.
April 13

Commonwealth v. D.Y.

Philadelphia police officers received a radio call for a person with a gun on a Septa bus, saw the bus stopped at an intersection and boarded. They did not know the source of the information nor was there a description of the person with a gun. However, as soon as they stepped foot on the.

The Charges:

Carrying a Firearm Without a License (VUFA 6106) (F3), Carrying a Firearm on the Public Streets (VUFA 6108) (M1).

The Verdict:

Motion to Suppress Granted. Charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. R.J.
April 4

Commonwealth v. R.J.

Philadelphia police officers on routine patrol observed a car disregard a stop sign, so they initiated a traffic stop. R.J. was in the back seat of the car that was being driven by a female friend. The front seazt passenger was another female. During the traffic stop, officers claimed they smelled marijuana, so all occupants.

The Charges:

Possession of a Firearm By Prohibited Person (VUFA 6105), Carrying a Firearm Without a License (VUFA 6106), Carrying a Firearm on the Public Streets (VUFA 6105).

The Verdict:

Charges dismissed at preliminary hearing.

Commonwealth v. O.L.
April 4

Commonwealth v. O.L.

Philadelphia police officers received a radio call reporting that there was a man inside of a bar at 52nd and Webster wearing an army fatigue jacket who was in possession of a firearm. Officers responded to the bar and saw O.L. seated inside and matching the description of the person with the gun. One of.

The Charges:

Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person (VUFA 6105) and Carrying a Firearm Without a License (VUFA 6106).

The Verdict:

Motion to Suppress Granted. Case dismissed.

Commonwealth v. A.M.
December 7

Commonwealth v. A.M.

On January 9, 2015 a man was shot three times in the back in Kensington as he was in the area to buy K2. Before he had the opportunity to purchase his drugs, a man came around the corner with a gun and fired multiple shots at the victim. On the way to the hospital.

The Charges:

Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, VUFA (Illegal Firearms).

The Verdict:

Not Guilty of All Charges

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.

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