Tag: false accusation

Jury exonerates man of sexual abuse allegation from 20 years ago

HAMILTON COUNTY – Client was charged with Sex Abuse in the Second Degree based on an allegation claimed to have occurred 17 years prior.  After being initially charged, the Assistant County Attorney who was handling the case filed a Motion to Dismiss the case.  Before the motion could be granted by the Court, the head County Attorney, who was personally affiliated with the complaining witnesses father, withdrew the Motion to Dismiss.  Months later the case was turned over to the Iowa Attorney General’s Office to continue with the prosecution.  Three years after the charge was brought against him, the case […]

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Prosecutors Agree to Dismiss Rape Charges One Day Into Trial

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.  The writing was on the wall that GRL’s client was innocent of Rape accusations but it took a day of trial for the prosecution to finally read that writing. GRL’s client was accused of rape after what he described as a consensual sexual relationship.  Surveillance cameras from the apartment corroborated his claims showing the complaining witness walking him up to her apartment and then seeing him out the door a few hours later.  The accusation was not made top police until approximately seven hours later. GRL’s client insisted on his incense and took the case […]

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