Robbery in the First Degree is when someone forcibly steals property and he causes serious physical injury to a person not involved in the crime, or he is armed with a deadly weapon, or he uses or threathens the immediate use of a dangerous instrument, or he displays what appears to be a firearm.
There are many different types of fraud. It is impossible to determine someone's sentence without knowing more about their situation such as, the level of fraud, the amount fraudently taken, the defendant's criminal history, etc. With more specific information, we can provide you with a...Read more »
Both of those charges are A misdemeanors and carry a maximum sentence of 1 year in jail. The actual sentence will depend on various factors such as the injury to the victim, the defendant's remorse, the amount of evidence or the lack of evidence, etc.
Burglary 2nd Degree is a "C" violent felony. If you don't have a prior felony within the last 10 years you face a sentence between 3.5 and 15 years. If you have a prior non-violent felony the range is between 5 and 15 years and if you have a prior violent felony the range is...Read more »
Unfortunately the police can charge whatever they think they can prove. The better question is "will the charge stick?" The police will have to prove that they observed you or your friend throw the joint in the street. If they did, then they can charge you with posession and with...Read more »
The supporting deposition includes information that the complaining witness observed the Defendant near the location of the scene of the crime, at the time the crime was committed. I assume the DA will intend to offer this testimony at trial, however no 710.30 notice has been served. Can I move to... Read more »
Check out the various publications put out by the NYS Division of Parole at https://www.parole.state.ny.us/publications.html
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