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Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicles, DISMISSED

December 29th 2017
Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicle
Miscellaneous Municipal Ordinance 14-1
Client was a young man about to begin his first year of college. According to police, he was driving recklessly, passing cars and almost striking an officer. When police stopped him they were concerned that he was under the influence of an intoxicating substance. In addition to the facts witnessed by the police officer, client was disrespectful and verbally combative with the officer. In the end, to avoid a conviction on his record, client agreed to being on probation for 18-months, a driver safety course, and an evaluation to ensure that he is not abusing illicit drugs. If successful, the charge will be dismissed at the conclusion of 18-months. Additionally, his speeding fine and charge was found not responsible.
RESULT: DISMISSED, on condition client completes 18-month probation with conditions.

Negligent Operation, Marked Lanes Violation, APPLICATION FOR CRIMINAL COMPLAINT NOT ISSUED

October 2nd 2014
Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicle
Marked Lanes Violation
Client was a hardworking web-programmer. She was driving her motorcycle on the state highway in a reckless manner at speeds exceeding 100 mph. When pulled over by police, she immediately complied with officer order to stop, and was apologetic. Despite her apologies, the professional and respectful trooper issued her a criminal summons, and appropriately so. Based on a number of factors, including client’s background and history, Attorney Barabino’s request to have the criminal charge be stayed and not go forward if civil portion of the claim were paid was allowed.
RESULT: Application for Criminal Complaint, NOT ISSUED.