“I was charged with the murder of my best friend, and held on a $1 million dollar bond. My family got Greg Robey on the case and he immediately started fighting for me. He found a forensic pathologist and a firearms expert to help my case. After a long battle with the prosecutors, I was freed. I can honestly say that Greg Robey saved my life!” -R.W., Warren, Ohio
Interaction with law enforcement can happen in many ways. I have clients stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs and I have clients charged with embezzlement. While these crimes are different, some of the basic human responses to a threat of arrest are similar.
On a Sunday in February 2013, police attempted to pull over a man for a minor traffic infraction. Instead of stopping, the suspect drove on, eventually careening off the road and striking and causing a light pole to fall. The suspect exited the vehicle, tried to run and was apprehended. The man was charged with marijuana possession, driving on a suspended license, fleeing and eluding police — and a seat belt violation. Obviously, things became much worse when this fellow chose not to stop.
With that in mind, consider these tips if you are under suspicion for any crime:
If you are arrested, contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.