Charges Dropped After Victim Recantation In Sanford Domestic Violence Battery Charge
Case: State of Florida vs. XX, Seminole County, Sanford, Florida
Judge: The Honorable John L. Woodard
Charges: Domestic Violence Battery
Arresting Agency: Sanford Police Department
Facts: XX was arrested for allegedly striking his wife. When the police arrived there was little physical evidence; nonetheless, XX was arrested.
Defense: The State at first refused to drop charges; however, the alleged victim via a sworn statement recanted her reasons for calling police and the State was forced to drop charges.
Result: Nolle Prosequi. All charges dropped.