2014 Cases

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor.  The Police alleged they observed the client driving the wrong-way on a one-way street.  The Police stopped the client.  The client admitted to drinking about 8 beers.  The client had suffered a serious brain injury about ten years ago and was deemed incompetent.  The Commonwealth refused to dismiss the case.   Boston Motion to Dismiss Attorney Jeff Miller prepares a motion to dismiss in the interest of justice.

Result:  Motion to Dismiss ALLOWED in the interest of justice.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with Felony Assault and Battery by means of a dangerous weapon.  The complaining witness alleged the client flipped a table and struck her in the chest during an argument.  Boston Assault and Battery by Means of A Dangerous Weapon Lawyer Jeff Miller investigates the facts. The investigation reveals significant credibility issues of the alleged victim.  Roxbury, MA Assault and Battery Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  After three-day trial, NOT GUILTY.

Quincy District Court

The client was charged with Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor (OUI).  Police alleged the client was sleeping inside her car in a fast food parking lot.  Police approached the car and noted the engine was running and the lights of the car were illuminated.  The officer removed the client from the car and administered field sobriety tests.  The client was placed under arrest.  Massachusetts OUI Defense Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Jury finds client NOT GUILTY. 

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with possession of heroin.  The Police observed a car make a civil infraction.  The client was a passenger in the car.  The Commonwealth alleged heroin was seized from the purse of the client during a traffic stop.  The client stated the driver of the car placed the heroin inside her purse when police stopped the car.  Chelsea Drug Possession Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and trespassing.  The Commonwealth alleged Police observed him in the lobby of a housing development.  The police approach the client and search him.  The police allege 10 small plastic bags of marijuana are seized from the clients pockets.  Boston Marijuana Criminal Defense Attorney Jeff Miller prepares a motions to suppress.

Result:  On the day of the motion hearing, the Commonwealth converts the case to a civil offense and the client is fined $100.  Trespass charge dismissed.  The client has no criminal records from this case.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with Rape.  The Commonwealth alleged the client came home from a night of drinking and raped a family member.  Boston Rape Defense Attorney Jeff Miller investigates the facts as alleged by the Commonwealth.

Result:  Approximately three months after the alleged incident, the Commonwealth files a Nolle Prosequi.  The case is NOT INDICTED.  The case ends and the client is not prosecuted for the case.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with assault and battery.  The prosecution alleged the client engaged in a physical altercation with the alleged victim over the use of a cellphone.  Chelsea Assault and Battery Lawyer Jeff Miller investigates case and prepares for trial.

Result:  On day of trial, case dismissed.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division 

The client was charged with threats to commit a crime, criminal harassment and a civil rights violation.  The prosecutor alleged the client made multiple phone calls to a business that included several threats.  Boston Criminal Defense Attorney Jeff Miller has client evaluated for competence to stand trial.  The client is found not competent.  The prosecutor exercises their right to keep the case open.  Attorney Jeff Miller files a motion to dismiss in the interest of justice.

Result:  After hearing, Motion to Dismiss ALLOWED, in the interest of justice.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Felony Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle.  The Commonwealth alleged a police officer observed a group on five men in a car.  The officer queried the RMV and the plate indicated the car was reported stolen.  The officer approached two of the five individuals and arrested them both for receiving a stolen motor vehicle.  Chelsea Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares a motion to dismiss for lack of probable cause.

Result:  After hearing, Motion to Dismiss is ALLOWED.  Case Dismissed. 

Boston Municipal Court
Central Division

The client was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery and Malicious Destruction of Property.  The client and the complaining witness had recently ended a three year relationship.  During an attempted reconciliation, the alleged victim claimed the client threw her up against a refrigerator and held her there by the throat.  Two independent witnesses testified to a similar account.  Boston Assault and Battery Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  After jury trial, jury finds the client NOT GUILTY on all counts.

Boston Municipal Court
Dorchester Division

The client’s sister and niece filed an application for a criminal complaint alleging Assault and Battery on a pregnant person.  The client was engaged in an acrimonious probate battle over his late mother’s estate.  The client’s sister alleged he pushed on her daughter’s pregnant stomach three times during an argument.  Dorchester Clerk’s Hearing  Defense Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for the clerk’s hearing.  At the hearing, Attorney Miller cross examines the mother and daughter.  During cross examination, some key inconsistencies are exposed.

Result:  Application for criminal complaint against the client is DENIED.  No prosecution of the client.

Boston Municipal Court
Central Division

The client was charged with multiple serious felonies including possession of a firearm, 3rd offense, Armed Assault to Murder, Aggravated Assault and Battery by means of a dangerous weapon, to wit: gun and was also charged as a Level III Armed Career Criminal.  In a wild set of facts, the Commonwealth alleged the client shot another man after a high-speed chase through the city of Boston.  Boston Gun Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller begins investigation into the facts of the case.

Result:  Commonwealth files  Nolle Prosequi and ends prosecution of the client before the case is indicted.

Boston Municipal Court
Central Division

The client was charged with Violation of a Restraining Order.  The Commonwealth acknowledged the client had never been served with the restraining order thereby failing to fulfill the notice requirement.  However, the Commonwealth averred the alleged victim told the client about the restraining order when she saw him on the street.  Boston Restraining Order Violation Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial. 

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B substance.  The client was a passenger in a car that was stopped for a motor vehicle infraction.  Two police officer approach the car, one on the driver’s side and the other on the passenger side.  The Officer orders the client from the passenger seat of the car and searches him.  The search results in the seizure of one 7 gram crack cocaine rock from a cigarette pack in the client’s pocket.  Boston Drug Defense Attorney Jeff Miller prepares a motion to suppress based on an unlawful exit order.  The case is scheduled for motions and trial.

Result:  On the day of motions and trial, the prosecutor answers not ready and requests a continuance.  Roxbury Drug Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller objects and moves for dismissal of the case.  Case dismissed over the objection of the prosecutor.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with possession of Class A and Class C.  The client approached a police officer and informed him her car was missing.  The officer radioed dispatch to see if her car had been towed.  It had not.  A few minutes later the officer observed the client chasing a car on foot.  The officer radioed dispatch and several other officers stopped the car.  The client and another man were ordered from the car.  A subsequent search of the car resulted in the seizure of illegal narcotics.  Chelsea Drug Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller files a motion to suppress challenging the search of the car.

Result:  After hearing, Motion to Suppress is ALLOWED.  Case dismissed.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Felony larceny from a building and credit card fraud.  The Commonwealth alleged the client stole a bank card from her friend’s purse while visiting her apartment.  The client was contacted by police and admitted she had used the card to buy certain items at a convenience store.  Chelsea Larceny Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial. 

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with Felony Assault and Battery by means of a dangerous weapon, to wit: shod foot, assault and battery and receiving a stolen credit card.  The Commonwealth alleged the client was in a fight with a former girlfriend when he punched and kicked her in the face.  When the client was arrested, he was in possession of a credit card of another person.  Roxbury Assault and Battery Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial. 

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class D Substance.  The police observed the client sitting in a legally parked car with the windows slightly cracked. As police approach the car, they smell the odor of “burnt” and “raw” marijuana.  The client produces a valid license and registration.  Next, POlice order the client from the car.  A subsequent search of the car results in the seizure of 10 small plastic bags of marijuana from the car door storage area.  Roxbury Drug Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares a motion to suppress based on an illegal exit order.

Result:  On the day of the motion hearing, the prosecutor moves to dismiss the case.

Chelsea District Court 

The client was charged with Felony Larceny from the Person and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon.  The prosecutor alleged the client and another man approached the alleged victim and demanded his cellphone.  The alleged victim reports the incident to police.  A short-time later, police observe the client walking in the area of the incident.  After a short chase, police apprehend the client and place him under arrest.  Felony Criminal Defense Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with felony kidnapping, assault and battery, and larceny over $250.  The Commonwealth alleged the client got into a fight with his girlfriend, struck her several times and prevented her from leaving the apartment overnight.  Additionally, the Commonwealth alleged the client stole several unemployment checks from his girlfriend.  Massachusetts Kidnapping Defense Attorney Jeff Miller investigates and prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Felony Assault by means of a dangerous weapon.  The Commonwealth alleged the client pulled a straight razor from his pocket when approached by a police officer.  The officer testified the client threw the straight razor over his head during the altercation causing him fear.  Chelsea MA Felony Assault Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Not Guilty after Jury Trial.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Sex for Fee.  Chelsea Sex for Fee Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Felony Offense of Carrying a Dangerous Weapon; to wit: knife.  The Client was stopped for a motor vehicle infraction.  A “very sharp thumb knife” was seized from the car.  The client was subsequently charged with Carrying a Dangerous Weapon.  Chelsea, MA Criminal Defense Attorney Jeff Miller analyzes the statute.  Attorney Miller prepares a motion to dismiss, arguing no crime has been committed.

Result:  On the day of the motion, the Commonwealth concedes the motion.  Motion to Dismiss ALLOWED.  Case Dismnissed.

Chelsea District Court

The Client was charged with unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Knowingly Being Present where Heroin is Kept.  The Commonwealth alleged the client drove to an area and dropped his friend in an attempt to pick up heoin.  A Police Officer approached the car and inquired.  After arresting the client for the drug offense, the Officer seized two shotgun shells from the car.  The cleint was not a Massachusetts resident.  The client lived in a bordering state where no FID car was required.  Chelsea, MA Ammunition Defense Attorney researches the statute and finds an exception to the charge.

Result:  Case Dismissed on the day of trial.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was a Haitian immigrant in the United States with TPS.  The client was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery.  At the time of the incident, the client and her husband were attempting to bring the client’s 11 year-old daughter to the United States.  Roxbury, MA Domestic Assault and Battery Attorney negotiates a pre-arraignment disposition with the prosecutor.

Result:  Case Dismissed prior to Arraignment.  No Criminal Record for the Client.

Boston Muncipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with Assault and Disorderly Conduct.  The Commonwealth alleged Police observed the cleint and his friend engaged in an argument.  Police approached and noted the client and his friend appeared to be under the influence.  The client allegedly raised his fist and made a threatening comment to the Police Officer.  Roxbury, MA Assault Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case Dismissed on the day of trial.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with two counts of Felony Unarmed Robbery stemming from two separate incidents.  Roxbury, MA Robbery Defense Attorney Jeff Miller convinces the prosecutor to reduce the charges to Larceny From a Person.  Boston, MA Robbery Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller investigates the cases and discovers significant identification issues.

Result:  Cases Dismissed on the day of trial.

Suffolk Superior Court

The client was charged with Felony Armed Robbery, Felony Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon; to wit: Knife and Felony Assault and Battery on a person with a Disability.  The Commonwealth alleged the client and a co-defendant robbed and stabbed the alleged victims in the case.  No arrest was made for several weeks.  Boston Armed Robbery Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller prepares misidentification aand 3rd party culprit defense.  The case involved extensive investigation and discovery to prepare for trial.  The 3 1/2 week trial included testimony from over 30 witnesses, including several expert witnesses.

Result:  Jury returns NOT GUILTY verdict on all counts.

Waltham District Court

The client was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery on a family member.  The COmmonwealth alleged the client pushed his father during an argument.  Waltham, MA Assault and Battery Attorney Jeff Miller investigates the case and prepares for trial.

Result:  On the day of trial, Commonwealth files Nolle Prosequi.  Case ends against the client.

Boston Municipal Court
Dorchester Division
Clerk’s Hearing

The client was alleged to have committed a Felony Assault and Battery on a pregnant woman.  Dorchester Clerk’s Hearing Attorney Jeff Miller investigates the allegations and prepares for the hearing.  Dorcehster Show Cause Hearing Lawyer Jeff Miller interviews witnesses and calls those witnesses to testify at the hearing.

Result:  Alleged victim’s application for a criminal complaint, Denied.  No criminal complaint issues.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with Domestic Assault and Battery, Felony Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny from the person, threats to commit a crime and Larceny under $250.  The Commonwealth alleged the client broke into his own home, engaged in an argument with his girlfriend and stole his own telephone.  Chelsea Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller investigates the case.  The alleged victim has a different version of evenets.  Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  On the day of trial, case dismissed.

Chelsea District Court

The client was charged with two counts of Felony Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon; to wit: Knife and Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon on a Person over 60.  The Commonwealth alleged the client stabbed three separate individuals during a dispute.  When police arrive at the scene, they find a significant amount of blood and several people with non-life threatening injuries.  Chelsea, MA Felony Assault Attorney Jeff Miller investigates the case. The investigation suggests significant credibility issues relating to the witnesses and alleged victims.  Cheslea, MA Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon Laywer Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Case dismissed on the day of trial.

Chelsea District Court

The client was orginally charged with multiple counts of drug trafficking.  After further analysis, the weight of the alleged drugs was insufficient for trafficking.  The charges are reduced to Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute.  The client was stopped by a State Trooper for having an “excessively loud” exhaust system on his car.  Chelsea Drug Defense Attorney Jeff Miller begins preparing the defense on the day of arraignment.  Suffolk County Drug Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller gathers information about the car’s inspection.  Chelsea Drug Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller interviews the mechanic responsible for inspecting the car for the last two years.  Attorney Miller prepares for the motion to suppress the drugs seized from the unlawful search.

Result:  After two day hearing, Motion to Suppress ALLOWED.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The Client was charged with Felony Drug Distribution of a Class A substance.  Additionally, the client was charged with Drug Distribution in a school zone, facing a mandatory minimum of two years in jail.  Roxbury Drug Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller files extensive discovery motion seeking discovery relating to the Hinton Lab Scandal.  The Judge allows the motion.  Boston Drug Defense Attorney Jeff Miller prepares the case for trial.

Result:  On the day of trial, case dismissed.

Chelsea District Court

The client is charged with Felony Assault and Battery by menas of a Dangerous weapon; to wit: Blunt object.  The Commonwealth alleged the client engaged in an altercation with another woman while attempting to collect a debt.  The alleged incident occurred on a busy Chelsea Street in the late afternoon. Chelsea ABDW Attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  Commonwealth moves to dismiss the case on the day of trial.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client is charged with Rape.  The Commonwealth alleged the client had raped a woman known to him while they were drinking in her apartment.  Boston Rape Defense Attorney Jeff Miller innterviews several witnesses including the first complaint witness.  Two probable cause hearing dates are scheduled.  On each date, the prosecutor requests more time.  Attorney Jeff Miller answers ready and argues for bail to be reduced to personal recognizance.  Motion ALLOWED.  The client is released.

Result:  The Commonwealth declines indictment and file a Nolle Prosequi, ending the case against the client.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with violation of a restraining order in violation of MGL chapter 209A.  The Commonwealth alleged the client had contacted the alleged victim by telephone thereby violating the no contact provision of the restraining order.  209A Defense Attorney Jeff Miller investigates the case.  Roxbury Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller learns of an ongoing problem stemming from a bad break-up between the client and the alleged victim.  Restraining order defense attorney Jeff Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  After jury trial, Not Guilty.

Lowell District Court

The client is charged in a 12 count criminal complaint.  Two charges, armed assault to murder and armed assault in a dwelling, are Superior Court charges.  The armed assault in a dwelling charge carried a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in state prison.  Lowell Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeff Miller negotiates with the Superior COurt District Attorney assigned to the case.

Result:  Armed Assault to murder defense Attorney Jeff Miller convinces DA not to indict the case.  Client receives a sentence of probation, avoiding mandatory minimum state prison sentence.

Boston Municipal Court
Roxbury Division

The client was charged with making false 911 calls.  The Commonwealth alleged the client had made a series of calls, 29, over a period of three months.  In each call the client stated his neighbor was playing loud music.  When police repsonded, they heard no music.  Roxbury Criminal Defense Attorney prepares for trial.

Result:  Attorney Miller negotiates pretrial probation.  No admission, no criminal conviction for client.

Boston Municipal Court
Central Division

The client was charged with failure to register as a sex offender.  The client was compliant with the conditions of his registration requirements.  The client notified the SORI unit of his intention to relocate to another state.  The client did this in writing.  At some point after the client moved out-of-state the police contacted the police in the town where the client indicated he was moving.  The police stated he was not there.  Several months later, a Boston police officer stated he observed the client in Boston.  No arrest was made.  A warrant issued for his arrest.  Failure to register as a sex offender Attorney prepares for trial.  Trial preparation incuded many interesting evidentiary issues.

Result:  On the day of trial, the Commonwealth avers they cannot proceed to trial, case dismissed, client avoids Lifetime Community Parole Supervision.

Boston Municipal Court
Central Division

The Commonwealth alleged the client was in possession of a Class A substance; to wit heroin.  At the time of the incident, the client was incarcerated at the Suffolk County House of Corrections.  Attorney Miller files a discovery motion for the drug analysis.  Attorney Miller reviews the drug discovery and finds the testing chemist is one under indictment for alleged misconduct at the Hinton Laboratory.  The drug analysis was inconsistent with the reported result.  Attorney Miller prepares for trial.

Result:  On the day of trial, the prosecutor enters a Nolle Prosequi ending the prosecution of the client.

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