August 23, 2017

Charged with Accessory Before the Fact to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

Leominster District Court

Client a 25 year old Worcester, MA man was charged with Accessory Before the Fact to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

The client was alleged to have arranged a confrontation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.  The client and his girlfriend along with two other men lured the alleged victim to a secluded area.  One person pulled a knife and another person pulled a gun and threatened to shoot the victim.

After extensive negotiations with the District Attorney’s office and arguing the victim’s story was not credible the Commonwealth and the Judge agreed to place the client on pre-trial probation for 6 months, without making any plea or admission, pursuant to M.G.L. c.276 s.87.  The client simply agrees to stay out of trouble for 6 months and the matter is dismissed.  The client does not waive his right to a trial and makes no admission that he violated any laws.

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