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No two cases are exactly the same. The facts of each case often are in dispute. You cannot expect that your case will be resolved just like this one. You, however, can expect our best effort, personal attention and a commitment to the defense of your freedom. Call (888) 748-9909 to leran more today.

  • Successful Motion Saves Millcreek Nurse's License

    A Millcreek Township nurse was suspected of taking medication from a patient. When questioned by police, she was told, in effect, that if she cooperated by waiving her right to consult with a lawyer that she would receive ARD and avoid a conviction. ...

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  • Harbor Creek DUI Charges Dropped after Stop Deemed to be Illegal

    Late at night, a driver turned right at a stop light and crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic. No other cars were on the roadway at the time. Police stopped him, administered field sobriety tests, then obtained a blood sample. His BAC was over t ...

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  • Court Excludes Confession of Cleveland Man

    A Cleveland man was arrested in Erie for an alleged sex offense. He faced a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years in prison. The police read "Miranda" warnings to him, and he initially agreed to waive his right to a lawyer. After some questioning b ...

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  • Meadville Woman Wins New Trial After Successful Appeal

    A Crawford County woman was convicted of 15 felonies and six misdemeanors arising from allegations that she stole money from her employer. She was not represented by us at trial. She retained Erie criminal defense lawyer Tim George to represent her o ...

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  • Lake Erie Boater Accused of BUI Cleared of All Charges

    The Coast Guard received a report of an intoxicated boater. A short time later, a boating under the influence (BUI) patrol stopped an Erie man's boat supposedly "at random" for the purpose of inspecting the safety equipment on the boat. Upon boardin ...

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  • Erie Court Says PennDOT Cannot Suspend License for DUI in Kentucky

    A Pennsylvania driver was convicted of DUI in the State of Kentucky. As a result of the out-of-state conviction, PennDOT then suspended his Pennsylvania driver's license for one year. Erie DUI lawyer Tim George filed an appeal to the Commonwealth Cou ...

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  • Summit Township Bad Check Case Dismissed

    A case involving an allegation of bad checks, filed under section 4105 (a) of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code, was dismissed at the preliminary hearing. The case arose from a claim by a local car dealership that a customer paid for car repairs with a p ...

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  • North East DUI Case Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing

    On an early Sunday morning just after two o’clock in the morning, local police stopped a vehicle driven by a North East man suspected of DUI. According to the patrolman, the suspect’s car was driving on the wrong side of the street and at an exc ...

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  • Drug Charges Dropped Against Millcreek Motorist

    While stopped at a red light on Peach Street in Millcreek Township, an off-duty police officer noticed that the driver of the vehicle next to him had a marijuana bowl in his hand. According to the officer, the other driver had the bowl “to his mou ...

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  • Allegation of DUI at Presque Isle State Park Withdrawn

    A Pittsburgh man facing his second DUI in 10 years was stopped by an off-duty Sheriff near the entrance of Presque Isle State Park for suspicion of DUI. Erie DUI lawyer Tim George cross-examined the arresting officer at the preliminary hearing. The  ...

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  • DUI Against Minor in North East Withdrawn

    On a Saturday morning at 4:00 AM, a Pennsylvania State Police Trooper followed an underage motorist for more than a mile under the belief that the motorist may be under the influence of alcohol “due to the time of the night.” Although the Troope ...

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  • Millcreek Hotel Search Warrant Invalid: Court Tosses Evidence

    Local police arrested seven men from Detroit at a local hotel after receiving a tip from housekeeping that room 324 contained three or four bags of marijuana. The men paid cash for rooms 324 and 419. The cleaning staff also observed a towel underne ...

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  • DUI Dismissed Against Erie Man “sleeping it off” in Parking Lot

    Shortly after midnight, the City of Erie Police noticed a car parked in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn. The driver was asleep behind the wheel, with the key in the ignition and the parking lights on. An open bottle of beer was in his right hand ...

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  • Open Lewdness Charges Dropped Against Saegertown Man

    An elderly man facing allegations of open lewdness and indecent exposure arising from an incident at a department store men’s room in Edinboro, will not face trial. The 79 year old man, who maintained his innocence throughout the case, was prepare ...

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  • Reckless Endangering Charges Against Fairview Man Dropped on Eve of Trial

    A man was accused of reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of children when he left his six-year-old daughter on the porch of his estranged wife. When he drove away, the child wandered out of the neighborhood and near State Route 20 in F ...

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  • Jury Acquits Erie Man of Aggravated Assault

    An Erie man who was defended by Erie criminal defense attorney Tim George was cleared of charges that he intentionally injured one of the passengers in a sport utility vehicle which was run off the road by him. He faced charges of aggravated assault ...

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  • Erie Man Accused of Simple Assault Wins Acquittal

    A man facing allegations of simple assault defended the charges before a jury. At the close of evidence, Erie criminal defense attorney Tim George moved for a judgment of acquittal. The Court granted the request for acquittal, thereby ending the ca ...

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  • Witness Intimidation Case Dropped Against Erie Man During Trial

    After jury selection and an opening statement by Erie criminal defense lawyer Tim George , the Commonwealth dropped charges against a man accused of witness intimidation. The judge entered a judgment of acquittal in favor of the defense. Earlier in  ...

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  • Erie Man Acquitted of Rape

    An Erie man accused of raping a woman he had met at a local night spot was acquitted by a jury after a three day trial. He was defended by Erie criminal defense attorney Tim George. Commonwealth v. C.J.S., Erie County, No. 2927-1999. No two cases ar ...

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  • Millcreek Man Found Not Guilty of Sex Offense

    An instructor at a local high school was accused by a student of indecent assault on the last day of school. The assault, which included a claim of inappropriate sexual contact, allegedly occurred while other students enjoyed a party and movie in a  ...

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  • Erie Police Officer Cleared of All Charges

    A local police officer faced allegations of rape, simple assault, and other charges involving an altercation with his estranged wife. A jury cleared the man, a Gulf War Veteran, following five days of trial. The defense team included David G. Ridge ...

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  • Aggravated Assault Charge Dropped During Trial

    An Erie man faced a maximum sentence of 27 years in prison after he stabbed another man with a butcher knife in an altercation on his front porch. The wounds required the man to be admitted to a local hospital. The charges included aggravated assau ...

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  • Franklin Man Acquitted of Terroristic Threats

    The City of Erie Police, acting on a complaint from an ex-girlfriend, filed terroristic threat charges against a Franklin man. Police alleged that the man telephoned his ex-girlfriend repeatedly and, in the course of an argument threatened to “sli ...

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  • DUI & Drug Charges Dropped Against Woman Out of Gas

    In the early morning hours of November 9, 2007 an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol Agent came upon a North East woman who was walking alone on the berm of Interstate 90. The woman had run out of gas about a mile back on the same highway. The agent offer ...

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  • North East DUI Reduced to Public Intoxication

    On the evening of August 3, 2008 an officer employed by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission stopped a vehicle leaving the North East Marina for exiting the parking lot in the wrong lane of travel. (One lane is designated for entry and the ot ...

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  • "Terry" Search Ruled Unlawful - Drug Charges Dismissed Against Erie Motorist

    On April 21, 2010 at 2:00 in the morning, Millcreek Township Police stopped a motorist who had pulled over on the side of the road to drop a friend off at the foot of his driveway. When police discovered that the driver was operating a loaner vehicl ...

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  • Court: State Police Lacked "Reasonable Suspicion" to Stop Lake City Driver Charged with DUI

    On April 9, 2010 at about 2:30 in the morning, a police cruiser performed a U-turn and followed the only other car on the roadway. After following the small car for more than 4 miles, the troopers acitivated the overhead lights of the cruiser and pu ...

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  • Lake Erie Boating Under the Infuence (BUI) Lawyer - Search Violates Constitution

    On July 3, 2010 a Brookville man was operating his fishing boat near Gull Point in Lake Erie when a Pennsylvania Water Conservation Officer observed, approached, followed and ultimately boarded the watercraft. The officer claimed that he followed an ...

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  • Criminal Mischief Charge Dismissed Against Albion Woman

    After two hours of testimony at a preliminary hearing on March 28, 2011, a Magisterial District Judge dismissed allegations of criminal mischief against an Albion, Pennsylvania woman. The charges stemmed from a claim that a man was assaulted and his ...

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  • Simple Assault Allegations Withdrawn Against Erie Nurse

    An Erie nurse facing allegations of simple assault had criminal charges withdrawn at the time set for his preliminary hearing. After Erie criminal defense lawyer Tim George played a voice mail for the prosecutor which recorded the exchange between t ...

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  • Jury Acquits Meadville Man of Retail Theft

    Meadville, Pennsylvania - After two days of trial, a Crawford County jury found a Meadville man not guilty of retail theft stemming from the purchase of five rolls of roofing material from a local business. Erie retail theft lawyer, Tim George, defe ...

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  • Meadville DUI Stop Ruled Illegal: BAC Results Tossed

    A Crawford County Judge ruled that the Pennsylvania State Police lacked reasonable suspicion when troopers stopped a Meadville motorist suspected of DUI last summer. As a result, none of the evidence obtained from the motorist can be used against the ...

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  • Erie Texting While Driving DUI Case Dismissed

    On August 14, 2013, the Court ruled that police lacked sufficient evidence to stop a motorist who was holding an illuminated cell phone for two or three seconds while driving after midnight through the Borough of Albion in Erie County, Pennsylvania.  ...

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No two cases are exactly the same. The facts of each case often are in dispute. You cannot expect that your case will be resolved just like this one. You, however, can expect our best effort, personal attention and a commitment to the defense of your freedom. Call (888) 748-9909 to learn more today.