Domestic Violence Arrests in Daytona Beach
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In the first six (6) months of 2019, there were 787 Domestic Violence cases in Daytona Beach. In the first six (6) months of 2018, there were only 694 Domestic Violence cases. This was a significant increase from one year to the next. Overall in Volusia County, arrests for Domestic Violence have increased 13% from 2018 to 2019, and the number appears to be growing. In addition to Domestic Violence arrests, there was an increase in Simple Assault arrests in Daytona Beach from 2018 to 2019. Overall, intimate partner relationships are estimated to be the cause of 15% of the total number of violent crimes committed.
As a criminal defense attorney in Volusia County, I have had the opportunity to represent a number of people who were arrested in Daytona Beach for Assault, Battery, and Domestic Violence related issues. This is why I decided to open a second office in Daytona Beach, to make commuting easier for my clients. If I am handling a criminal case for a client, life is far too difficult to ask that they commute across the entire county to visit their attorney. I take pride in making myself available for those clients who live in Daytona Beach and need my help.
If you or someone you know needs an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to represent him or her for an arrest that occurred in Daytona Beach, please contact Thompson Law, P.A. to schedule a free consultation with Attorney Matt Thompson in our Daytona Beach office location at 648 South Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 100, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, by calling (386) 280-4977.
Client was texting a friend when her significant other tried to grab for her phone. When the client tried to pull away, the victim claimed that he was battered and the client was arrested and brought before DCF due a child being in the house. Attorney Matt Thompson wrote a letter to the State explaining the discrepancy in evidence and claimed that the client was in fact moving away from the victim and did not intentionally try to hit the victim. All charges against the client were dismissed.
Sale and Possession of Heroin
Defendant entered a treatment facility while case was pending. Attorney Thompson provided progress reports of all of her progress during her stay to show improvement. State agreed to amend all charges to simple possession and the Defendant was sentenced into Drug Court.
Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
Client was accused of shooting a shotgun over the head of two minors. Attorney Thompson did a public records request to discover that officers reported to the scene of the crime the night of the incident and spoke to the victims on the evening the alleged crime occurred and believed the victims to be intoxicated and unreliable. Attorney Thompson conducted depositions of the officers and ultimately all charges were reduced to a misdemeanor and no incarceration.
Grand Theft, Fleeing, Possession of a Fictitious Driver’s License
Attorney Matt Thompson, through depositions and litigation was able to show that officers did not act according to the warrant by picking up the client immediately upon sight. The charge of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement, which carries a mandatory felony conviction, was dismissed by the State and the client was offered probation and no felony conviction.
Sexual Battery & Domestic Battery
Mr. Thompson took depositions of the victim showing that the victim was not truthful with police when she provided her statement as to what happened. Confronted victim with social media posts, bank records, and telephone records to show that she was not in the places that she stated she was during the time the alleged crime took place. Case 1 was dismissed and the Defendant pled to Case 2 and received two (2) years of prison and credit for fifteen (15) months in prison.
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