DismissedBattery with a Deadly Weapon
Client was arrested outside of the MGM Resort and Casino for Battery with a Deadly Weapon. Police alleged that client had attacked a man who was selling items near the casino with a broken beer bottle. The police found the man with large gashes in his head and arms that needed medical attention. Client remained in custody and went before the Justice of the Peace, where she was appointed a Public Defender. Client remained in custody. Client’s mother called the Law Office of Joel Mann and ultimately hired Joel to help her daughter. Joel immediately went and visited client in the Clark County Detention Center (CCDC). While visiting, Joel determined that there was a self-defense issue. He took pictures of the client to document her injuries. Joel went to the prosecutor and, within a few days of being hired, the client was out of custody and the case was dismissed.