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Minor in possession of firearm Insufficient Evidence

Posted by John Rutkowski | May 03, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Evidence that juvenile was seated on back seat of vehicle occupied by two other persons and that a firearm was on the seat in the vicinity of juvenile was insufficient to prove that juvenile was in actual or constructive possession of firearm where there was no evidence that juvenile had dominion and control over firearm. Trial court erred in denying juvenile's motion for judgment of dismissal. Read Case Below:

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Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-three years. Prior to practicing law Mr. Rutkowski served twelve years as a deputy sheriff, retiring to attend law school. Starting his law-enforcement career as a patrol deputy which included two years on the DUI squad; Mr. Rutkowski moved up the ranks becoming a corporal in the field training program which give him the responsibility for training new recruits.


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