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E.E.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Assault, Obtaining reduced sentences:, Recent Cases, Sentencing, State | 0 comments

a 15 year-old, was charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm stemming from a shooting in Manhattan. After negotiations, state prosecutors agreed to dismiss the attempted murder charge and permit E.E. to plead guilty to a reduced charge. E.E. eventually was sentenced to five years of probation as a youthful offender, meaning that there was...

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S.H.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Assault, Obtaining reduced sentences:, Recent Cases, State | 0 comments

was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, for disobeying traffic police and driving a motorcycle into the route of the Presidential motorcade near the U.N. and ramming the motorcycle into a law enforcement officer. Believing S.H. may have been a terrorist, the police tackled S.H. and arrested S.H. After negotiations, the District Attorney’s Office...

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Y.P.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Drug Offenses, Federal, Obtaining reduced sentences:, Recent Cases, Sentencing | 0 comments

a convicted felon, was charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to possess and distribute heroin in violation of 21 USC 841(b)(1)(A). Although Y.P. faced a ten-year mandatory minimum sentence, the federal prosecutors agreed to reduce the charges to one that did not carry any mandatory minimum sentence. Instead of receiving a sentence of ten years or...

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