Robbery and Drug Charges – Withdrawn

gun-drugsOur client had been charged with armed robbery and robbery arising out of two alleged incidents. He had made a statement to the police confessing to both allegations.

The list of all the charges includes:

We represented the client at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

All charges were withdrawn at the committal mention.

The charges were withdrawn following negotiations with the prosecution. We were able to convince the Prosecutor that the client’s statement in which he admitted to the allegations was inadmissible as evidence because it had not been recorded on either audio or video.

DISCLAIMER: This is a real case study of an actual case from our files. Details pertaining to the client have been changed to protect their privacy. The sentence imposed and the charge have not been altered. These case studies are published to demonstrate real outcomes and give an indication of possible tariffs in Court. We do not guarantee a similar case on these charges will get the same result. Please note that we post results at our discretion, therefore while many case studies are average results, others are notable for their exceptional outcomes. PUBLISHED 25/02/2013