Loss Prevention Officers stop a Dutch Tourist for shoplifting cologne at a local Sears store. The Loss Prevention Officers document the Defendant removing cologne from its packaging, placing the cologne in his back pocket and the empty package back onto the store shelf. The Defendant tries leaving the store without paying for the cologne and is then stopped by security. The Police are called to the store and the Defendant is arrested for Petit Theft.
RESULT: The Client lives out of the country and the Defense Attorney filed a Plea in Absentia on his behalf. The Defense Attorney negotiated the details of the proceeding with the Prosecution. The Prosecution was persuaded by the Defense toDROP ALL CHARGES against the Client.