Robbery Suspect Found Not Guilty on Multiple Charges
A man charged with multiple offenses, including robbery with use of a deadly weapon and grand larceny, was found not guilty of most charges after being represented by Attorney Garrett T. Ogata.
At the Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata, we represent individuals who have been charged with crimes in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. Attorney Ogata has a reputation for successfully defending even the most difficult cases. If you or a loved one are facing criminal charges, call (702) 553-1320 for a free consultation.
“Not Guilty” on Several Felony Counts
A robbery suspect represented by Attorney Ogata faced 16 counts after his alleged involvement in a home invasion. According to 8 News Now, on May 20, the suspect entered the Las Vegas home of a childhood friend with another man holding the homeowner and three others at gunpoint.
The alleged armed robbers gathered valuables, including cash, clothes, and jewelry, before leaving the home. Both men were subsequently arrested and charged with a multitude of offenses, including robbery, first-degree kidnapping, battery, and assault. Most charges included penalty enhancements for the use of a deadly weapon.
The Severity of the Offenses
Many of the charged offenses were serious felonies. If convicted, the suspects would face years in prison. Residential burglary alone is considered a category B felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Residential burglary while in possession of a deadly weapon increases the maximum prison sentence to 15 years.
With the dedicated, aggressive representation provided by Attorney Ogata, the suspect was found “Not Guilty” of the following charges:
- 1 count of residential burglary while in possession of a deadly weapon
- 3 counts of robbery with use of a deadly weapon
- 3 counts of first-degree kidnapping with use of a deadly weapon
- 2 counts of grand larceny of a firearm
- 1 count of grand larceny
- 1 count of conspiracy to commit robbery
- 1 count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping
- 1 count of battery with use of a deadly weapon
- 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon
The defendant was found guilty of possession of stolen property and carrying a concealed firearm or other deadly weapon. As a result, the penalties the suspect faced were substantially less compared to if he had been found guilty of all charges.
Fighting Burglary and Robbery Charges in Las Vegas
Burglary and robbery charges are heavily prosecuted in Las Vegas. Many prosecutors will seek harsh penalties in order to punish the alleged offender. Depending on the situation, a person convicted of robbery with the use of a deadly weapon could face a prison sentence of 1 to 20 years.
Defending against these offenses can be difficult. Robbery is considered a crime against a person, not just property. It is also considered a violent crime. As defined by NRS 200.380, robbery involves the unlawful taking of another person’s property in their presence, against their will, and with the use of force or threat of violence.
Hiring a Qualified Attorney
Your best chance at getting serious charges dismissed or receiving a “Not Guilty” at trial is by retaining high-quality legal counsel. Attorney Ogata is a nationally recognized defense attorney, rated 10.0 on Avvo.
He was recently named to the “Best of Las Vegas” list of attorneys produced by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and has been a featured guest on several prominent news organizations, including ABC, FOX, MSNBC, and CBS.
When you are facing years in prison, you need an attorney with a proven track record of success. Hiring a qualified attorney is imperative to receiving a favorable disposition on your case.
If you are arrested for a crime in Las Vegas, the first thing you should do is call the Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata. Attorney Ogata has successfully represented thousands of clients against criminal offenses, obtaining favorable dispositions on their cases.
Over the past 15 years, Attorney Ogata has been able to defend countless clients against misdemeanors and felonies, getting their charges reduced or dismissed. It is never too early to consult with an attorney about your criminal case, but it can be too late.
Facing Criminal Charges? Get a Free Consultation Today.
If you are facing criminal charges in Las Vegas, contact the Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata today for a free consultation. Attorney Ogata can help you navigate the legal process, and depending on the circumstances of your case, fight to get your charges reduced or dismissed.
Criminal charges involving kidnapping, robbery, and assault with a deadly weapon are extremely serious. If convicted, you could face decades in prison. When your freedom depends on it, you need an attorney who knows the law and will work to secure a favorable outcome. Do not settle; get experienced legal representation today. Call (702) 553-1320 to get started.