CASE INFORMATION

CASE INFORMATION

HOMICIDE

17 CF 5460 – Client charged with two counts of First-Degree Reckless Homicide (Len Bias Homicide) for alleged delivery of controlled substances two victims.  Attorney Webb as the fifth attorney filed motions on behalf of the client challenging lab testing and cause of death.  As a result of the motions the State dismissed three counts of delivery of heroin and amended the allegations to Second Degree Reckless Homicide to Class D felony.  Client’s exposure reduced by 50 years of initial confinement.

15 CF 1640 - Client charged with a Felony Murder in violation of Wis. Stat. 940.03 for an alleged armed robbery and subsequent death in a drug deal.  Motion granted denying the State’s ability to use “other acts evidence” in its’ case in chief.  The Court agreed with the defense that the defendant’s prior conviction from 1997 reckless homicide conviction was not permissible under State v. Sullivan.

14 CF 3633 – Client charged with Felony Murder in violation of Wis. Stat. 940.03 for an alleged armed robbery of a jewelry store that resulted in the death of his accomplice. After investigating the matter extensively, the State agreed that an amended charged of Attempted Armed Robbery which substantially reduced client’s exposure.

00 CF 1684 – Client’s conviction was overturned by the 7th Circuit Court Appeals for violating the client’s right to confrontation.  Attorney Webb working with appellate counsel from Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw & Pittman LLP lead the defense in the client’s re-trial.  Client had been sentenced to twenty-five-year term; however, Attorney Webb successful negotiated the matter to reduced charged with only additional one year of incarceration in 2013.

 
 
 

19 CM 0857 – Client was accused by several current and former students with improper touching with a few allegations that touching was a sexual assault. The client was an administrator at his school. Through good investigation and preparation with the client. Worked with District Attorney’s Office for a negotiated issuance to a disorderly conduct instead of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault. Client received a deferred prosecution agreement with a fine.

2019 Early Intervention – Client hired Attorney Webb after being accused of a 2nd Degree Sexual Assault in a public location.  Attorney Webb secured a Diversion Agreement with the State to avoid a criminal charge. If the client had been charged his employment with City of Milwaukee would have been in jeopardy.

2019 Early Intervention – Client hired Attorney Webb after being accused of a 3rd Degree Sexual Assault at his parent’s home. Client was a high school basketball star in the state tournament. Attorney Webb secured a Diversion Agreement with the State to avoid a criminal charge. Client future was secured and is now in college.

12 CF 04861 – Client was charged with 1st Degree Sexual Assault, Aggravated Battery, False Imprisonment and Strangulation.  The State alleged the client had forcible assaulted the victim, force her to engage in oral sex and vaginal sex against her will. During cross examination of the alleged victim and SANE Nurse Attorney Webb pointed to inconsistencies in the physical evidence and testimony.  The jury returned a verdict of not guilty as to 1st Degree Sexual Assault and Strangulation.  The jury returned a verdict of guilty as Battery and False Imprisonment.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT

DRUG OFFENSES

15 CF 4154   -  Client was charged with his mother with Keeping a Drug house and Possession with intent to Deliver Controlled Substance – Heroin and Cocaine. This was a media case because the Client’s mother was employed by City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services. After a three day jury trial client and mother were found not guilty of all allegations.  The jury did not place responsibility for the controlled substance on our clients but a house guest who had a history of drug convictions.

13 CF 4195 – Client was charged with Possession w/Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance THC greater than 200 grams less than 1000 grams. Client was in an alley with his girlfriend when four marked squad cars surrounded his vehicle after allegedly seeing he walk from a garage to his vehicle.  Client attempted to provide his D.L. and CCW license police tossed the items and handcuffed him. Searched his vehicle and located nothing of evidentiary value. While handcuffed the officers “requested permission to search the garage.”  The trial Court denied the motion to suppress; however, on appeal the Court of Appeals agreed that the consent was coerced and 400 grams of THC was suppressed.  The case was dismissed.

02 CF 5908 – Client was charged as a co-defendant with her boyfriend who allegedly storing and selling cocaine from her apartment.  Drug task force executed a no-knock search warrant and interrogated the client in multiple locations in effort to locate the controlled substance.  Filed a motion to suppress client’s statements to the police and controlled substance.  The Court granted defense motion to suppress her statements and use Wong Sun Exclusionary rule to exclude the 62 grams of cocaine. 

FIREARM OFFENSES

19 CF 0647 – Client was charged with being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  Police reported that the client was “moving around in a car and refused to show his hands.”  However, on cross examination evidence revealed that the client never made it to his vehicle and officers surrounded him, searched him and located the weapon. Court agreed that client was arrested without probable cause and the search was unlawful. Weapon was suppressed and case dismissed.

14 CF 4793 – Client was charged with two counts of First-Degree Reckless Injury.  MPD responded to a domestic dispute between two families.  The Client’s daughter was being attacked by five individuals over a dispute involving her ex-boyfriend bringing his current girlfriend to the Client’s home for pick-up and drop-off. Client a Correctional Officer exited her home with her weapon to disperse the crowd however was attacked a fired two rounds.  One round struck at 16-year-old girl and second round struck a 24 year old woman both who grabbing at the weapon while beating her. Jury returned a verdict of not guilty as two both counts as justified self-defense.

14 CF 4585 – Client was charged with being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Resisting an Officer. Client was in his home during evening hours and hear a noise by his vehicle.  MPD had responded to a shot spotter complaint. The police were searching around his vehicle in the alley. Client exited his residence and was detained by the police. MPD then entered the back stairwell claiming that it saw a weapon on the kitchen countertop. ADA agreed after motion was filed that the officers violated the curtilage of the home. Count was dismissed. Client plead to misdemeanor.