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DNA Evidence

DNA-150x150Curtis Goodman was charged on September 4th, 2009, with a burglary. The criminal charges against him state that he burglarized a Brooklyn Heights movie theater. A screwdriver with DNA evidence was found near the cash box in the movie theater.This was the only evidence connecting Curtis Goodman to the felony. The burglary took place when the movie theater was closed. The indictment of Mr. Goodman was supported solely by the DNA evidence. Mr. Goodman’s attorney moved to dismiss the indictment on the grounds that the DNA evidence alone was insufficient to prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Judge Dewyer, the judge handling the case, denied the motion.

The case never went to trial. Mr. Goodman plead guilty to a class “A” misdemeanor pursuant to a plea bargain arrangement. He received a sentence of one year in jail. It should be noted that Mr. Goodman had been convicted on four previous occasions for burglaries.

If you, a friend or a loved one is charged with a misdemeanor, felony, burglary, DWI or juvenile offense, contact the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo at 1-800-344-6431, or by email. We can help you.

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