DWI charges tossed when officer found to be out of his jurisdiction.

April 21st, 2014

Maryland DUI lawyer convinced a Montgomery County District Court Judge to throw out all traffic charges in a DWI case where the Defendant had been stopped for speeding and weaving over the lane. The judge sided with JM's lawyer who argued that the officer was out of his jurisdiction and that the stop was invalid as the officer did not have the authority to enforce the Motor Vehicle Laws outside of his jurisdiction. Defense attorney also argued, and the Montgomery County Judge agreed, that the testimony regarding the client’s speed was invalid as the officer did not have the proper certification of his police vehicle with him in court.

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DUI dismissed due to speedy trial violation.

April 18th, 2014

Maryland DUI Attorney

In April 2014,  Maryland DUI Attorney David Moyse convinced a Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge to dismiss his client's DUI due to a violation of the client's right to a speedy trial. It was the client's second DUI and he had already been sentenced to six days in jail by a District Court Judge.

Moyse convinced the district court judge to stay the jail pending appeal. The Circuit Court victory means that Moyse's client has no conviction on his record, no fines, and does not have to serve any jail time at all.

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Judge Throws Out Drugs Found in JM Client’s Car Despite Testimony of 3 Officers.

April 11th, 2014

Maryland criminal defense lawyer

In February, 2014, Maryland criminal defense attorney Rand Lucey convinced a District Court Judge to discredit the testimony of three police and rule that the police search of the client’s vehicle was illegal. The three officers had testified, independently, that the client had consented to the search of his car, but Mr. Lucey convinced the Judge to believe his client, who testified that he had refused to consent. As a result, the drugs the officers found were suppressed, and his client was acquitted of all charges.

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