Officers were called to the scene after an allegedly car theft victim found his car 5 months later parked at a local grocery store. The license plate was registered to the Defendant, an employee of the grocery store. It looked as if modifications had been made to the vehicle, but officers found two VIN numbers inside. One of the VIN numbers matched that of the victim’s stolen vehicle. Officers arrested and charged the Defendant with felonyDealing in Stolen Property and Altered or Removed VIN Number.
RESULT: The defense entered into heated negotiations with the State. The Attorney proved the Client’s innocence on whether he knew or should have known that his car possessed stolen parts. The Court ordered NO FORMAL FINDING OF GUILT against our Client.