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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.