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. T.D.
March 21

Commonwealth v. T.D.

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.

The Charges:

Robbery, Aggravated Assault, VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges

Commonwealth v. D.T.
March 19

Commonwealth of PA v. D.T.

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..

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Motion to suppress granted. All charges withdrawn.

Commonwealth v. S.G.
February 21

Commonwealth v. S.G.

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.

The Charges:

Possession With Intent to Deliver (PWID)

The Verdict:

Motion to suppress granted. All charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. L.S.
February 10

Commonwealth v. L.S.

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.

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Motion to suppress evidence granted. All charges dismissed.

Commonwealthv. S.C.
February 3

Commonwealth v. S.C.

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.

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Motion to suppress evidence granted. All charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. T.P.
November 26

Commonwealth v. T.P.

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.

The Charges:

Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

All charges dismissed lack of evidence.

Commonwealth v. K.R
November 22

Commonwealth v. K.R.

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.

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Motion to suppress evidence granted. All charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. E.U.
November 11

Commonwealth v. E.U.

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.

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges), Recklessly Endangering Another Person

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges.

Commonwealth v. D.B.
October 16

Commonwealth v. D.B.

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.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault, VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

All charges dismissed.

Commonwealth v. B.S.
October 8

Commonwealth of PA v. B.S.

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.

The Charges:

Aggravated Assault, VUFA (gun charges), Simple Assault

The Verdict:

Felony charges quashed

Commonwealth v. S.R.
September 24

Commonwealth v. S.R.

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.

The Charges:

Attempted Murder, Conspiracy, Aggravated Assault, VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges.

Commonwealth v. S.Y.
August 15

Commonwealth v. S.Y.

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.

The Charges:

Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges.

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