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Third-Degree Assault - Dismissed

Client was charged with assaulting a coworker. The prosecutor was seeking a guilty plea. Through our persistence and dedication fighting for the client, the case was eventually dismissed.

Financial Fraud and Theft Felony - Evidence Suppressed - Dismissed

Client was charged with theft and financial fraud and implicated in an international fraud scheme. The case was a white-collar crime and was investigated by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Homeland Security and prosecuted by the District Attorney's Economic Crime Division. The district attorney insisted that the client plead guilty and the case proceeded to litigation. The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., filed a Motion to Suppress evidence based upon an illegal search. The court found that the search was illegal and suppressed the majority of the prosecution's case. The case was subsequently dismissed by the District Attorney's Office.

Driving Under the Influence - Dismissed

Client was charged with a DUI after being involved in a motorcycle accident. Case scheduled for a motions hearing and trial and ultimately dismissed.

Second-Degree Burglary Felony - Dismissed

Client was accused of Second-Degree Burglary. The case was set for trial. The prosecution was unable to proceed and the case was dismissed.

First-Degree Assault Felony - Reduced to Third-Degree Assault/No Jail

Client was accused of causing serious bodily injury with a deadly weapon. The client was charged with First-Degree Criminal Assault, which is a crime of violence and caused the client to face 10-32 years in prison. The district attorney insisted that the client plead guilty to a felony with exposure to prison. The case was set for trial and proceeded into litigation. The charges were ultimately reduced to a misdemeanor Third-Degree Assault and the client received no jail.

Driving Under the Influence - Not Guilty at Trial

The client was charged with Driving Under the Influence. The officer made contact with the client late at night and observed indicia of intoxication, including noting that the client had vomit on his shoe. The case proceeded to trial and the jury found the client not guilty of Driving Under the Influence.

Criminal Mischief - Dismissed

Client was charged with felony Criminal Mischief/Domestic Violence. The victim alleged that the client had broken in and stolen items. The district attorney offered a plea to a felony, which was refused, and the case was set for trial. Investigation revealed holes in the victim's story. The case was dismissed on the day of trial. The client was able to keep his employment.

Illegal Discharge of a Weapon - Dismissed

Client was charged with illegal discharge of a weapon in the city. A review of the city ordinance revealed a legal defense. Case dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence - Dismissed

Client was charged with DUI, Careless Driving, and Failure to Notify Police after an accident. Case was set for motions and trial. Client entered a plea of Reckless Driving, and all remaining charges were dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence - Deferred Sentence

Client was charged with DUI, Obstructing a Peace Officer, and Failure to Stop at a traffic signal. He received a deferred sentence to Reckless Driving. The remaining charges were dismissed.

Third-Degree Assault - Dismissed

Client was charged with Assault in the Third Degree and Harassment as the result of a domestic violence allegation. Case was dismissed.

Manslaughter - Not Guilty at Trial

Client was driving into a convenience store parking lot and ran over a pedestrian, who died from the impact. The district attorney offered a plea bargain to the charge, which our client refused. The case proceeded to a jury trial, and client was found not guilty.

Driving Under the Influence - Dismissed

Client was charged with DUI, Careless Driving, and Making a False Report to authorities. The case was set for trial when the client pled guilty to the lesser charge of Careless Driving. The DUI and False Reporting charges were dismissed.

False Imprisonment - Dismissed

Client was accused of false imprisonment, but we got the case dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence - Not Guilty at Trial

Client was charged with DUI, Failure to Use Turn Signals, and Failure to Drive in a Single Lane. He had failed roadside tests and submitted a blood alcohol level of .137%. Case proceeded to jury trial, and client was found not guilty of DUI by the jury.

Class 3 Felony Sexual Assault - Dismissed and Sealed

Client was charged with a Class 3 felony Sexual Assault, which carried a potential life sentence. Case proceeded to a lengthy jury trial, where client was ultimately found not guilty. The case was dismissed and sealed.

Driving Under the Influence - Not Guilty at Trial

Client was charged with DUI and Speeding. A Colorado Springs Police Detective Sergeant conducted the DUI investigation and observed vomit on our client at time of arrest. Case proceeded to a jury trial. Client found not guilty of DUI, but guilty of Speeding.

First-Degree Assault - Reduced to Misdemeanor/No Jail

Client faced 10-30 years in prison for a First-Degree Assault. Just before going to jury trial, the client received a misdemeanor plea with no jail, and felony Crime of Violence counts were dismissed.

Driving While Ability Impaired - Deferred Sentence

Client charged with DWAI; received a deferred sentence to Reckless Driving.

Driving Under the Influence, Resisting Arrest - Deferred Sentence/Dismissed

Client was charged with DUI, Resisting Arrest, and Driving Without a Valid Driver's License. Client entered a plea for deferred sentence to Reckless Driving. Remaining counts dismissed.

Possession of Weapon, Theft, False Imprisonment - Dismissed

Client was charged with Possession of a Weapon by a previous offender, Obstruction of Telephone Service, Theft, and False Imprisonment. The entire case was dismissed.

Third-Degree Assault - Dismissed

Client was charged with Assault in the Third Degree and Harassment as a result of a domestic violence incident. Case dismissed.

First-Degree Domestic Violence Assault - Deferred Sentence/No Jail

Client charged with a Domestic Violence Assault in the First Degree, carrying a potential prison sentence. He received a two-year deferred sentence to Menacing, a Class 5 felony with no jail.

Computer Crimes, Theft, Fraud by Check - Evidence Suppressed - Dismissed

Client was charged with Computer Crimes, Theft, and Fraud by Check. He faced multiple felony charges as a result of these white-collar crime allegations. Case was set for trial. Our pretrial Motion to Suppress was granted because of an illegal search of the client's bank records. The case and all charges were dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence - Dismissed and Sealed

Client was a previous offender charged with DUI and facing mandatory jail. Case proceeded to pretrial motions, but it was dismissed for lack of reasonable suspicion. Case was sealed.

Driving Under the Influence with Accident - Dismissed

Client was involved in a traffic accident. Officers observed signs of intoxication and client failed sobriety tests. He submitted to a blood test with a result of .243% BAC. DUI charges were dismissed; client was only found guilty of Careless Driving.

Driving Under the Influence with Accident - Dismissed

Client charged with DUI and Careless Driving after being involved in a traffic accident. Client admitted to consuming alcohol but refused a chemical test. DUI charge dismissed; client found guilty of Careless Driving.

Obstructing a Peace Officer - Dismissed

Client charged with Obstructing a Peace Officer after fighting with police officers in performance of their duties. Case dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence - Dismissed

Client charged with DUI. Our Motion to Dismiss challenged the police officers' failure to allow another breath test, and it was granted. Case dismissed.

Driving Under the Influence with Accident - Deferred Sentence

Client was charged with DUI, Careless Driving, and Driving Without a Valid License after a serious accident on I-25. DUI charge was deferred sentence to DWAI; remaining charges were dismissed.

Third-Degree Assault, Felony Menacing - Dismissed and Sealed

Client charged with felony Menacing, Assault in the Third Degree, and Harassment. Case dismissed and sealed.

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