Theft Crimes

Client was being investigated for Felony Burglary and Theft offenses related to the theft of property exceeding $30,000.00. Client contacted DONOHUE LAW immediately. 

Result: No criminal charges filed.

Client charged with Felony Retail Theft and faced a standard sentencing range of 14 months in jail.

Result: Client sentenced to 1 year Probation.

Client was on probation and charged with Felony Retail Theft. The standard sentencing range was 16 months in jail. The new arrest violated Client's current probation.

Result: Time Served sentence of 2 months. Probation terminated.

Client was charged with numerous Misdemeanor Theft offenses for allegedly stealing more than $200.00 from a retail establishment. 

Result: Charges Dismissed.

Client was charged with Felony Forgery and multiple Felony Theft offenses for allegedly stealing more than $9,000.00.

Result: Charges Dismissed.

Client charged with Felony Robbery and related offenses. Sentencing guidelines called for more than 1 year in jail, with the possible maximum sentence of 9 years. 

Result: Client sentenced to 1 year Probation.

Client charged with Felony Theft and related offenses for allegedly stealing a motor vehicle and other property from another.

Result: All charges dismissed.

Client charged with Felony Theft By Unlawful Taking, Receiving Stolen Property, and Conspiracy for allegedly stealing more than $9,000.00 of merchandise from his employer and selling it on the internet. Client faced a minimum standard sentencing range of two years in state prison.

Result: Felony charges dismissed. Client pleaded guilty to a Misdemeanor and was sentenced to two years probation.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Theft from a Motor Vehicle and Receiving Stolen Property for allegedly taking items from cars while the car owners exercised at a local fitness club.

Result: Misdemeanor charges dismissed. Summary ticket - Client paid a fine.

Client charged with Felony Identity Theft, Felony Access Device Fraud and related offenses for making fraudulent purchases of high-end merchandise.

Result: Felony charges dismissed. Client was sentenced to 1 year probation.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Identity Theft, Theft of Services, and False Identification to Law Enforcement. Client was alleged to have used the identifying information belonging to another in order to obtain free medical treatment at a local hospital.

Result: Charges dismissed.

Client was under investigation for creating a false identity and obtaining valid state documents under an assumed name. Client retained DONOHUE LAW immediately after becoming aware of the investigation.

Result: No charges filed.

Client served with a search warrant for allegedly downloading and distributing illegal pornographic images. Client retained DONOHUE LAW on the day the search warrant was executed. 

Result: No criminal charges filed.



DUI Crimes

Client charged with two separate cases of DUI and possession of drugs. Client faced a mandatory minimum of 93 days in jail plus a possible 5 years of probation/parole.

Result: Negotiated plea to two first offense DUIs and served a total of 3 days in jail. The drug charges were dismissed.

Client charged with Driving While License is Suspended- DUI Related. Client faced a mandatory 60 days in jail.

Result: Original charge dismissed. Client paid a fine.

Client Charged with Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and speeding.

Result: Client pleaded guilty to a summary offense and paid a fine.

Client charged with Simple Assault and Public Drunkenness for allegedly threatening a woman with a handgun.

Result: Charges dismissed.

Client was facing a mandatory 60 days in jail for driving with a suspended license-DUI Related. 

Result: Original charge Dismissed. Client paid a fine. 

Client charged with two separate cases of DUI and possession of drugs. Client faced a mandatory minimum of 93 days in jail plus a possible 5 years of probation/parole.

Result: Negotiated plea to two first offense DUIs and served a total of 3 days in jail. Client was supervised by probation/parole for only 6 months. The drug charges were dismissed.

Client sentenced to 14 days in jail for his fifth conviction for Driving While Operator's License is suspended and was fined $500.00. We appealed.

Result: Client pleaded guilty to Driving Without a License and paid a $25.00 fine - No jail time.

Client charged with Driving While Operator's License is Suspended-DUI related. Client faced a mandatory sentence of 60-90 days in jail, a mandatory $500 fine, and and additional 1 year license suspension.

Result: Client pleaded to driving without a license and paid a $25.00 fine - No jail, no additional suspension.

Client charged with Driving While Operator's License Is Suspended-DUI Related (1543b). Client faced a mandatory 60-90 days in jail, a mandatory $500 fine, and an additional 1 year license suspension.

Result: Original charge dismissed. Client pleaded guilty to driving without a license and paid a $25 fine - no jail, no additional suspension.


 

Drug Crimes

Client charged with Misdemeanor Possession of Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Result: Misdemeanor charges withdrawn. Client paid a fine.

Client charged with Felony Possession with the Intent to Deliver Cocaine and related offenses. Charges stemmed from a search warrant conducted by police. Police recovered approximately 100 grams of cocaine, a scale, packaging materials, cutting agents, and a handgun. Client faced a standard guideline sentence of 5 years in state prison.

Result: Felony charges dismissed. Guilty plea to possession of drug paraphernalia. Sentenced to 9 nine months probation.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

Result: Charges Dismissed

Client charged with Felony Possession with the Intent to Deliver Cocaine and related offenses. Charges stemmed from a search warrant conducted by police at the client's home. Police recovered more than 75 grams of cocaine, multiple scales, packaging materials, cutting agents, and a handgun. Client faced a standard guideline sentence of 36 months in state prison.

Result: Felony charges dismissed. Client sentenced to two years probation.

Client was charged with Misdemeanor possession of drugs after cocaine was allegedly found in Client's car during a traffic stop. 

Result: Charges Dismissed.

Client charged with Felony Possession with the Intent to Deliver marijuana and related offenses.

Result: Felony charge dismissed. Client pleaded guilty to Misdemeanor Simple Possession and was placed on probation for six (6) months.

Client charged with seven (7) counts of Felony Acquisition of a Controlled Substance By Fraud and related offenses for allegedly passing/ filling fake prescriptions for narcotics. Client faced a standard sentencing range of approximately six (6) years in State Prison for each count. 

Result: Client pleaded guilty to one (1) count of Forgery and was sentenced to 3 months in county work release. The remaining charges were dismissed.

Client charged with Misdemeanor possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Result: Misdemeanor charges dismissed. Client paid a fine.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Possession of Cocaine, Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia after police searched client's car during traffic stop.

Result: Misdemeanor charges dismissed. Summary tickets - Client paid a fine.

Client was charged with multiple counts of Felony Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance after Heroin, Cocaine, Oxycodone, Marijuana, two cell phones, and a large amount of cash were found on his person by police during a pedestrian stop. Client faced a minimum standard sentencing range of 4 years in state prison. 

Result: Client pleaded guilty to Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and was sentenced to 1 year of probation.


 

Violent Crimes & Gun Crimes

Client was being investigated for Simple Assault and False Reports to Law Enforcement. Client contacted DONOHUE LAW immediately.

Result: No criminal charges filed.

Client was being investigated by police for Attempted Murder for his alleged involvement in a local shooting. Police seized client's car and personal property. Client contacted DONOHUE LAW immediately. 

Result: No criminal charges filed. Lawyer Michael Donohue obtained the release of all of client's property from police.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Failure to Register and Harboring a Dangerous Dog.

Result: Charges Dismissed.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Hit and Run and various traffic citations. Client faced a 1 year driver's license suspension.

Result: Charges Dismissed.

Client charged with Misdemeanor crimes for allegedly threatening a man with a gun during a parking dispute.

Result: Misdemeanor charges dismissed. Non traffic citation: $50.00 fine.

Client was charged with Felony offense related to the interference with the custody of a child. Client was being held on $100,000.00 cash bail.

Result: Felony charge withdrawn. Bail reduced to $1,000.00. 

Client charged with Misdemeanor and Summary Traffic offenses for allegedly committing a hit and run accident. Additionally, Client faced a two-year suspension of his driver's license. 

Result: Misdemeanor charges Dismissed. Traffic Citation: $75.00 Fine with no driver's license suspension.

Client was charged with Simple Assault and related offense for allegedly punching a woman in the face repeatedly and causing a laceration on the woman's hand.

Result: Misdemeanor charges dismissed. Summary Ticket with no further penalty.

Client was under investigation for Aggravated Assault/Child Abuse for allegedly causing broken bones in a 3 year old child. DONOHUE LAW consulted with medical experts regarding the child's injuries, which disproved the police detective's case.

Result: No charges filed. CYS investigation unfounded.

Client charged with Felony Possession of a Firearm without a License, Person Not to Possess, Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Marks, and Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana. Client faced a standard range sentence on the firearms offenses of more than 5 years in state prison.

Result: All of the firearm offenses dismissed. Client pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and was sentenced to pay a $50.00 fine.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Harassment for allegedly repeatedly contacting an ex-girlfriend despite police directive to cease contact.

Result: Client pleaded guilty to Disorderly Conduct Ticket and paid a fine.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Simple Assault and related offenses for allegedly punching another in the face, causing fractures to the skull, traumatic brain injury, and bleeding on the brain.

Result: Client was sentenced to 1 year probation.

Client charged with Misdemeanor Simple Assault and related offenses for allegedly punching another repeatedly in the face causing injuries including a broken tooth.

Result: Misdemeanor charges dismissed. Summary ticket - Client paid a fine.

Client charged with Felony Possession of a Firearm Without a License when multiple firearms were found in his car during a vehicle stop. Client faced a standard sentencing range of 12 to 24 months in jail.

Result: Negotiated guilty plea. Client was sentenced to 1 year of probation. 

Client charged with Felony (F1) Aggravated Assault and related offenses for allegedly choking a woman unconscious and threatening her with a knife. Client faced a standard sentencing range of 6 years in state prison.

Result: Client pleaded guilty to Simple Assault (M3) and was sentenced to serve 5 months in Lehigh County Jail.

Client was under investigation for Felony Rape and related offenses. Client retained DONOHUE LAW immediately. 

Result: No charges filed.