Below are actual cases Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Patrick Donovan represented clients who were charged with Shoplifting in Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan has successfully represented many people charged with shoplifting in Boston, Quincy, Hingham and throughout Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan uses the the skills taught to him as a prosecutor to get the best result for each of his clients. If you or someone you know has been charged with shoplifting call today for a free no obligation consultation.
Client was caught taking merchandize from a Target store. Client admitted to taking the items and not paying for them. Client is a middle aged mother with no criminal record. At the arraignment, Attorney Donovan convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the case prior to arraignment, meaning the client will have no criminal record.
Client was seen stealing a pair of sunglasses from a shop inside the Plainridge casino. Massachusetts State Police assigned to the casino investigated and learned the client’s identity. State Troopers called the client. She admitted to taking the glasses. She later returned the glasses. She had no criminal record and no explanation for why she took the glasses. She had a show cause hearing in front of the clerk magistrate. Attorney Donovan successfully argued no to have the complaint issue. CASE DISMISSED.
Larceny Over $250 – Client is charged with Larceny Over $250, a felony, after he was seen taking items from a store in the Burlington Mall. Client had no prior record and had a professional job. Attorney Donovan negotiated with the Assistant District Attorney to get the charges dismissed on court costs.
Shoplifting – Client an 18 year old high school student was alleged to have shoplifted from a store in Cambridge. The store owner was enraged (to put it lightly) and attended the Magistrates’ Hearing. The store owner was adamant that he wanted the charges to issue against the client and for the client to have a criminal record as a result. Attorney Donovan successfully argued that the clerk should not issue the criminal charges. As a result the client has no criminal record.
Shoplifting – Client was summonsed to a Clerk Magistrates Hearing for shoplifting charges. Client is a medical doctor applying for employment. Client had tried to exchange merchandise she did not buy in a local Walmart. Client admitted to the shoplifting to loss prevention officers. CASE DISMISSED COMPLAINT DID NOT ISSUE.
Shoplifting – Client a middle aged Doctor was charged with shoplifting by asportation after he was caught stealing at a local supermarket. While at the supermarket the client placed very expensive batteries in his pocket and left the store. He later admitted to police that he took the items. At a show cause hearing Attorney Donovan successfully argued that clerk should dismiss the charges. CASE DISMISSED
Shoplifting Over $100 – Client a medical doctor entered in the the Whole Foods Market and filled her cart with over $300 worth of goods. She then left the store going past all of the cashiers. She was stopped in the parking lot putting the stolen goods in her car. She spoke with the loss prevention officers and admitted to stealing the goods. She was originally summons to an arraignment but Attorney Donovan was able to have the case remanded back to the clerk’s office for a show cause hearing. At the show cause hearing Attorney Donovan was able to argue that clerk should not issue the charges. The clerk did not issue the charges and the client has no criminal record.
Boston Municipal Court
Shoplifting By Asportation – Client an older grandmother was caught shoplifting clothes from a downtown department store on her lunch hour. Client admitted to store employees she took the items without paying. She was summons to a clerk’s hearing. Attorney Donovan successfully argued that the complaint should not issue. The clerk did not issue the charge and the client has no criminal record and never had to go back to court.
Quincy District Court
Shoplifting over $100 – Client was caught stealing clothes from a luxury store at the South Shore Plaza. Client was given a show cause hearing and even though the client admitted to stealing well over $500 worth of clothes the clerk did not issue the complaint. The client has no criminal record and the case was dismissed.
Boston Municipal Court
Shoplifting – Client a foreign nanny was caught shoplifting from a department store in the Copley area. Client was caught two days before Christmas. Client was arrested and charged with a crime that could have resulted in deportation. Attorney Donovan represented her and resolved the case upon a dismissal with small court costs.
MASSACHUSETTS SHOPLIFTING ATTORNEY
Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Patrick T. Donovan is dedicated to providing the best criminal defense to people charged with any type of theft or shoplifting crime Massachusetts. Attorney Donovan has represented many clients who have been charged with shoplifting in Boston and throughout the state of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Patrick T. Donovan is committed to aggressively pursuing the best possible outcome for each and every one of his clients.
As a former prosecutor, Attorney Donovan is well aware of the many legal strategies both law enforcement and district attorneys will use when trying to obtain a criminal conviction. Attorney Donovan uses his prior knowledge as an Assistant District Attorney to his clients’ advantage by challenging evidence submitted by state lawyers, investigating faulty law enforcement procedures, and ultimately building the strongest case possible for every single one of his clients. Attorney Donovan is committed to being the the best criminal attorney in Massachusetts.
Quincy Criminal Attorney
Attorney Donovan offers free consultations. His office is conveniently located in Quincy close to route 93. Attorney Donovan also offers shuttle service to and from home. Quincy Criminal Attorney Donovan offers both evening and weekend consultations and will meet at places convenient to the client. Call attorney Patrick Donovan at (617) 479-1800 for your free consultations.
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