Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.

Felony Criminal Charges: Dismissed and Expunged

Jun, 04 2014 - By: S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq.

Criminal Charges:

  • Felony Breaking and Entering (domestic);
  • Felony Arson (domestic);
  • Simple Assault and Battery (domestic)

Police Report:

Newport Police respond to the home which Client shares with his wife for a hang-up 911 call. Upon arrival police find Client’s wife outside the house crying hysterically and she indicates to them that Client broke into the house after being told to leave the night before. She further states Client slapped her with an open hand to the face, and they observe a red area on her left cheek consistent with being slapped. Upon entering the home to arrest Client, police observe him lighting a duffle bag on fire in the kitchen, causing charring to the kitchen walls.

Criminal Case Result:

  • Felony Breaking and Entering (domestic): DISMISSED AND EXPUNGED
  • Felony Arson (domestic): DISMISSED AND EXPUNGED
  • Simple Assault/Battery (domestic): DISMISSED AND EXPUNGED

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