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Judgement Reversed and Indictment Dismissed for an Orange County Client Charged with Promoting and Possessing Child Pornography

During the spring and summer of 2014, the New York State Police conducted an internet child pornography investigation using software that identifies IP addresses which are believed to produce an increased likelihood of child pornographic content. One investigator downloaded a partial video from an IP address that was traced to the Defendant’s home. The police […]

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People v Vasquez

80 N.Y.S.3d 122, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 04761

162 A.D.3d 1078 Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. The PEOPLE, etc., Respondent, v. Miguel VASQUEZ, Appellant. 2016-03201 (Ind. No. 15-00232) Argued—February 27, 2018 June 27, 2018 Synopsis Background: Defendant was convicted after nonjury trial in the County Court, Orange County, Robert H. Freehill, J., of 16 counts of promoting a sexual performance […]

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Second Time Offender from Orange County’s Charges Reduces from a Felony DWI to a Misdemeanor

Our client had driven his car off the roadway into a ditch. He was sitting in the driver’s seat with the keys in the ignition when the police officer approached his car. According to the officer, our client had glassy eyes, failed field sobriety tests, used the car to brace himself, and refused the breathalyzer […]

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Orange County Client’s DWI Charges Reduced to a Violation

Our client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated under Vehicle and Traffic Law §1192.2 and 1192.3 in the town of Chester, New York. It was alleged that he had a blood alcohol content of 0.14% (almost double the legal limit) and that he had caused a property-damage motor vehicle accident. The maximum sentence our client […]

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Criminal Defendant Wins Conviction Dismissal and Judgment Reversal in NY Court of Appeals Case

People v. Victor The defendant was convicted in the County Court of Chenango County of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second and third degrees, conspiracy in the second degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second and third degrees. We successfully appealed the case, obtaining a conviction dismissal of one […]

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