Judgment of Not Guilty as a Matter of Law, Voiding 1989 Conviction

John Doe was charged with indecent assault and battery and was tried for this crime back in 1989.   The jury found the defendant not guilty of the charged offense but found him guilty of what was believed to be a lesser included offense – simple assault and battery.   He was sentenced to two…

Another Class A Distribution Case Dismissed

In 2014, John Doe was charged in the Quincy District Court with distribution of a Class A substance, specifically heroin, and a school zone violation.  Several detectives were investigating drug crimes in the area.  The police observed Mr. Doe enter the residence of a known drug dealer and pull off what they believed was a…

Case Dismissed: Distribution in a School Zone

In 2014, John Doe was charged in the South Boston division of the Boston Municipal Court with distribution of a Class A substance, specifically heroin, and a school zone violation. Attorneys Veronica White & Ben Leatherman demonstrated that the Commonwealth was not ready to proceed to trial and that the evidence against Mr. Doe that…

Case Vacated: Narcotics Charge

White & Associates gets all narcotics charges dropped after showing that their client’s due process rights were violated.