Case Results – Appeals

Case Results – Sample case results for appeals of clients who were represented by the Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan. The Noonan Defense Firm rigorously defends clients charged with any criminal charge so no matter where you are located in Southeast Massachusetts, expert legal help is just a phone call away. To schedule a free, no-obligation case review and consultation with an experienced criminal defense trial lawyer call our law offices at (508) 584-6955.

Case Results – 2018

The Noonan Defense Firm rigorously defends clients charged with any criminal charge so no matter where you are located in Southeast Massachusetts, expert legal help is just a phone call away. To schedule a free, no-obligation case review and consultation with an experienced criminal defense trial lawyer call our law offices at (508) 584-6955.

Case Results – 2017

Case results for 2017.

The Noonan Defense Firm rigorously defends clients charged with any criminal charge so no matter where you are located in Southeast Massachusetts, expert legal help is just a phone call away. To schedule a free, no-obligation case review and consultation with an experienced criminal defense trial lawyer call our law offices at (508) 584-6955.

Case Results – 2016

Massachusetts Criminal defense lawyers Gerald J. Noonan and Patrick J. Noonan will fight hard to get your charges dismissed or reduced to help you avoid jail time and having a criminal record on file. Here are some of the case results for clients we have helped in 2016 facing a wide variety of charges including OUI, domestic assault, theft, sex offenses, and violent crimes.

Case Results – 1997

Case Results: 1997. The Noonan Defense Firm rigorously defends clients charged with any criminal charge so no matter where you are located in Southeast Massachusetts, expert legal help is just a phone call away. To schedule a free, no-obligation case review and consultation with an experienced criminal defense trial lawyer call our law offices at (508) 584-6955.

Case Results – 2003

Sample case results for clients charged with various offenses and criminal charges who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Sample case results for clients charged with various offenses and criminal charges who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Case Results – Larceny / Theft Crimes

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with theft crimes who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Client, 46-year-old medical secretary with no criminal record, was charged with Larceny over $250 (felony) stemming from a shoplifting incident in which she allegedly stole over $250 worth of merchandise from Kohl’s Department Store.

Result: Attorney Patrick J. Noonan persuades Clerk-Magistrate to not issue criminal complaint for shoplifting against medical secretary.

Case Results – Drug Crimes

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with drug crimes and offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Brockton police received an anonymous telephone call reporting that drugs were being sold from a residence in Brockton. Police conducted surveillance and observed activity consistent with drug transactions. An undercover officer went to the residence and purchased cocaine. Police then obtained a search warrant for the residence. In executing the search, Defendant and two other co-defendants were inside the residence. Police found 58 plastic bags of white powder (76.2 grams), one plastic bag of white powder (46.1 grams), one plastic bag of white power (17 grams), and over $1,000 in cash.

Result: At trial, Attorney Gerald J. Noonan convinced the judge that the Commonwealth presented insufficient evidence to convict his client. The judge agreed and found the Defendant Not Guilty. The felony drug charges carried significant mandatory jail time.

Case Results – Operating Under the Influence (OUI)

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with OUI offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

A State Trooper observed the Defendant speeding on Route 95 and clocked his speed at 82 mph. The Trooper observed the vehicle weaving and swerving and initiated a motor vehicle stop. The Trooper had to sound his air horn several times, sound his siren several times, and use his PA system several times to get the Defendant to pull over. The trooper detected an odor of alcohol and observed that the defendant’s eyes were glassy and bloodshot and that his speech was slurred and thick-tongued. The Defendant repeated the same number three times on the counting test. Defendant consented to a breathalyzer test and registered a blood alcohol content of 0.11. Attorney Gerald J. Noonan filed discovery motions to obtain all periodic testing and maintenance logs for the breath test machine because the Defendant’s first attempt at the breath test was terminated because the machine registered an “interference.” The case was scheduled for trial four times and Attorney Noonan appeared ready for trial each time. On the last trial date, Attorney Noonan filed a Motion to Dismiss on the basis that the Commonwealth failed to comply with court orders to provide the Defendant with the breathalyzer discovery, which was exculpatory because the BT machine malfunctioned during the Defendant’s first attempt to provide a sample.

Result: Attorney Gerald J. Noonan gets OUI-Liquor charge dismissed against business executive.

Case Results – Criminal Record Sealing & Motions to Vacate Convictions

Case Results – Sample case results for clients who sought to have a conviction vacated or a criminal record sealed (expunged) with the legal assistance of the Brockton Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Client, 22-year-old nursing student, was pulled over for a series of motor vehicle infractions. The officer immediately detected a strong odor of fresh marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and found a small bag of marijuana in the cubbyhole of the passenger side door. The front seat passenger was issued a citation for possession of marijuana less than one ounce. Officers searched the Defendant’s purse and recovered Percocet. Client was charged with Possession of Class B Substance (Percocet). She was applying for nursing positions at hospitals. After arraignment on the drug charge, client retained Attorney Patrick J. Noonan.

Result: Attorney Patrick J. Noonan dismisses criminal charge outright and permanently seals the drug charge from his client’s record.

Case Results – Violent Crimes

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with violent criminal offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

On May 8, 2015, the alleged victim (nephew of defendant) went to the Easton Police Station crying and reported that the Defendant pushed him, grabbed him from behind, wrestled with him and threatened to kill him. The alleged victim fled the house in his vehicle and went directly to the police station to report the incident.

Result: Attorney Gerald J. Noonan filed a Motion to Dismiss arguing that the alleged victim had a fifth amendment privilege against self-incrimination stemming from criminal acts he engaged in himself during the dispute and prior to the dispute. The judge dismissed the case.

Case Results – Firearms Offenses

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with weapons and firearm offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Client, 26-year-old male, was arrested during a raid where the gang unit task force of the Massachusetts State Police executed a search warrant of a residence in Brockton and found several large capacity firearms and ammunition. Client made inculpatory statements linking him to the firearms in the basement of the residence. Attorney Patrick J. Noonan persuaded the Commonwealth to amend the felony “carrying” charge, which carries a mandatory minimum sentence of one-year in prison, down to a lesser misdemeanor simple possession charge. The Defendant pled guilty to the lesser-included misdemeanor charge and was placed on probation. Attorney Patrick J. Noonan was successful in getting all remaining charges dismissed.

Result: Attorney Patrick J. Noonan saves client from serving minimum mandatory jail sentence of one-year on gun charge.

Case Results – Clerk’s Hearings

Case Results – Clerk’s Hearings. Sample case results for clients represented by the Brockton Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan who were not charged or had charges dismissed in a clerk’s magistrate hearing.

Client, 24 year-old engineer with no criminal record, was charged with operating under the influence and negligent operation stemming from a rollover accident on Route 24 South in which the Defendant drove off the highway and crashed into unoccupied construction trucks and equipment, causing serious property damage. A State Trooper arrived on the scene and observed that the Defendant smelled like alcohol, had slurred speech, had glassy / bloodshot eyes, and was unsteady on his feet. At a Clerk’s Hearing, Attorney Patrick J. Noonan successfully dismissed the case, arguing that there was insufficient evidence that the Defendant was impaired by alcohol.

Result: Attorney Patrick J. Noonan gets OUI-Liquor charge dismissed against engineer with no criminal record.

Case Results – Shoplifting

Sample case results for clients charged with shoplifting offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Police were dispatched to Target for a report of a male party cutting open boxes of merchandise and putting them in his pockets. Defendant was also seen opening videogames and removing them from the cases and placing them in a cooler. Defendant was also seen opening up videogames and placing them into his pockets. Police arrested the Defendant and recovered videogames in his pockets. They also located other merchandise that he hid inside the cooler. The security officer provided police with surveillance footage showing that the Defendant had come into the store on two previous occasions and had stolen a large number of videogames each time. When conducting an inventory of the Defendant’s vehicle, police recovered stolen property from Papa Ginos. The client was 20- years-old and had no prior criminal record. Attorney Gerald J. Noonan had his client pay restitution to all the victims and convinced the District Attorney’s Office to dismiss all the charges.

Result: Attorney Gerald J. Noonan gets all criminal charges dismissed against 20 year-old defendant.

Case Results – Pretrial Probation

Case Results – Pretrial Probation. Sample case results for clients represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan who received probation.

Result: At his first court appearance, Attorney Patrick J. Noonan persuaded the Commonwealth to place his client on pretrial probation at the conclusion of which the criminal charge will be dismissed, and client avoids having to admit guilt.

Case Results – Dismissals Prior To Arraignment

Case Results – Dismissals Prior To Arraignment. Sample case results for clients represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Client, 35-year government contractor and father of four children, charged with Assault & Battery and Malicious Destruction of Property stemming from an altercation in which the Defendant allegedly punched another man with a closed fist during an argument and damaged the windshield of the victim’s vehicle. Attorney Patrick J. Noonan was successful in getting the charges dismissed prior to arraignment to preserve the client’s criminal record.

Result: Attorney Patrick J. Noonan gets all criminal charges dismissed prior to arraignment saving his client from having any charges entered on his record saving client’s job, his occupation requires government clearance.

Case Results – Crimes Against Property

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with property crimes and offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Defendant was alleged to have caused damage to the alleged victim’s motor vehicle on three separate occasions. On one occasion, Defendant was alleged to have lit the cover of the Defendant’s motor vehicle on fire. On the second occasion, Defendant was alleged to have dumped a pan of fried linguisa and onions on the motor vehicle. On the third occasion, the Defendant was alleged to have burned holes on the roof of the convertible. The total amount of all the damage was estimated to be in excess of $5,000. Attorney Gerald J. Noonan filed a Motion to Dismiss, which was allowed on October 10, 2006.

Result: Attorney Gerald J. Noonan’s Motion to Dismiss was allowed and three felonies charges are dismissed.

Case Results – Motor Vehicle Offenses

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with motor vehicle offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Client, 19-year-old youth aspiring to enlist in the military, was charged with Operating to Endanger and Failure to Stop for Police stemming from a high-speed motorcycle chase where speeds reached in excess of 100 mph. At a Magistrate’s Hearing, Attorney Patrick J. Noonan successfully dismissed the case arguing that the issuance of the criminal complaint would ruin his client’s future.

Result: Attorney Patrick J. Noonan persuades Clerk-Magistrate not to issue criminal complaint allowing his client to enlist in the military.

Case Results – Sex Crimes

Case Results – Sample case results for clients charged with sex offenses who were represented by the Southeastern Massachusetts criminal defense law firm of Gerald J. Noonan.

Result: On March 9, 1998, the Commonwealth entered a Nolle Prosequi, which means that the indictment is withdrawn – meaning that if circumstances change, a prosecution could be initiated again.

Case Results – 2010

Criminal defense lawyers Gerald J. Noonan and Patrick J. Noonan will fight hard to get your charges dismissed or reduced to help you avoid jail time and having a criminal record on file. Here are some of the case results for clients we helped in 2010 facing a wide variety of charges including domestic assault, theft, OUI, sex offenses, and violent crimes.