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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.