Judge Throws Out Altamonte Domestic Violence Battery Charge
Case: State of Florida vs. XX, Seminole County, Sanford, Florida
Judge: The Honorable Mark E. Herr
Charges: Domestic Violence Battery
Arresting Agency: Altamonte Springs
Facts: XX and his girlfriend allegedly had a loud argument in their shared apartment. Law enforcement was called and found the alleged victim with no injury who stated nothing had happened. Nevertheless, XX was arrested.
Defense: The alleged victim continued to maintain that XX did not touch her; however, the State refused to drop charges. Ryan was forced to take the case to trial, at trial the State could not prove any evidence of a battery, their case was so lacking the Judge dismissed the charges before the jury could decide.
Result: Judgment of Acquittal. Charges dismissed.