2016 Cases

Commonwealth v. SC

  • Charge: Assault & Battery on a Family / Household Member (2 counts)
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Taunton District Court
  • October 18, 2016
  • Summary: The case was dismissed on the day of trial over the objection of the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth v. JA

  • Charge: Assault & Battery on a Family / Household Member
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Taunton District Court
  • August 17, 2016
  • Summary: The case was dismissed on the day of trial.

Commonwealth v. AM

  • Charge: Larceny from a Building (originally charged as Unarmed Robbery)
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Taunton District Court
  • August 10, 2016
  • Summary: On the day of trial, the Commonwealth reported that they could not meet their burden of proof and the case was dismissed.

Commonwealth v. GN

  • Charge: Assault & Battery on a Person over 60/Disabled
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Attleboro District Court
  • August 3, 2016
  • Summary: On the day of trial, the Commonwealth requested a continuance, which was denied by the Judge. Attorney Riccio’s request for a dismissal was allowed.

Commonwealth v. MP

  • Charge: Assault & Battery on a Family/Household Member
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Attleboro District Court
  • August 1, 2016
  • Summary: On the day of trial, the alleged victim did not appear and the case was dismissed.

Commonwealth v. JR

  • Charges: 1) Carrying a Firearm; 2) Possession of Ammunition; 3) Assault w/ Dangerous Weapon (initially charged as Assault to Commit a Felony); 4) Assault;
  • Result: 1) Dismissed; 2) Dismissed; 3) Dismissed; 4) Continuance without a Finding ("CWOF")- 18 months;
  • Taunton District Court
  • May 2, 2016
  • Summary: Attorney Riccio negotiated a plea deal, which included a dismissal on three of the four charges. The remaining charge was continued without a finding for 18 months and will be dismissed upon the defendant’s successful completion of probation.

Commonwealth v. NK

  • Charge: Assault & Battery- Family/Household Member
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Brockton District Court
  • March 29, 2016
  • Summary: On the day of trial, the Commonwealth offered a one-year Continuance without a Finding (“CWOF”), which was rejected by the Defendant. Rather than proceeding to trial, the government dismissed the case.

Commonwealth v. DT

  • Charge: Assault w/ a Dangerous Weapon
  • Result: Not Guilty (bench trial)
  • Taunton District Court
  • March 2, 2016
  • Summary: The Defendant was alleged to have pulled a box cutter on his father during an argument at their home. At trial, there were a number of inconsistencies during the testimony and it was established that the box cutter did not have a blade in it. After trial, a judge found the Defendant Not Guilty.
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