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. K.G.
May 28

Commonwealth v. K.G. – Attempted Murder Aquittal

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 Charges:

Attempted Murder (2 counts) , Aggravated Assault (2 counts), VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges

Commonwealth of PA v. R.S.
May 2

Commonwealth v. R.S.

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.

The Charges:

Gun offenses (VUFA)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges

Commonwealthof PA v. T.J.
April 16

Commonwealth of PA v. T.J.

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.

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges); Possession With Intent to Deliver Narcotics (PWID)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all gun charges. Client released from custody.

Commonwealth v. R.B.
April 14

Commonwealth v. R.B.

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..

The Charges:

VUFA (gun charges)

The Verdict:

Not guilty of all charges

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.

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