Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Assault in the Second Degree for allegedly utilizing a firearm to assault another man. Mike’s client was accused of using the firearm to hit the other man in the head, inflicting injuries.
Mike’s client adamantly denied the allegations and asserted that he was the one who was assaulted by the other man. In preparation for trial, Mike met with an expert on DNA, met with the laboratory technician that conducted testing on the firearm, and also had his investigator speak with numerous witnesses. The case proceeded to trial and after deliberating for approximately 90 minutes, the jury found Mike’s client Not Guilty of all charges.
This was a huge win for Mike’s client as he was looking at three years in prison because of the allegation of the firearm.