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Tampa St Petersburg Cases Recently Defended by Anne Borghetti

DISCLAIMER: The circumstances of each case are unique. The cases cited below are a representative sample. Contact us to see how we can apply our experience from these and other cases to help you.

Federal Criminal Cases

Federal Conspiracy Narcotics Case Tampa, Possession of Controlled Substance

United States of America vs. E.B.
A young, Clearwater man, charged by a superseding indictment with Count 1: Conspiracy to sell, distribute narcotics in violation of Title 21:841(a), and count 2 and 3: Possession of Controlled Substance
Following a two-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District, Tampa, FL, the jury found him NOT GUILTY of Counts 2 and 3, saving Mr. E.B. from a mandatory life sentence.

Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges Tampa

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA vs. M.M.
Mrs. M.M is a grandmother from Miami. She was charged with conspiracy drug charges in Tampa, Middle District of Florida. Over a four-day jury trial, Ms. Borghetti successfully argued that the Government had failed to prove all the elements of the conspiracy. The District Court Judge granted Ms. Borghetti’s motion for Judgment of Acquittal. Mrs. M.M. was the only defendant to walk free. Mrs. M.M. was facing a 20-year minimum mandatory sentence.

Federal Marriage Fraud Charges Tampa

United States of America vs. K.T.
K.T. was indicted on charges of marriage fraud. Ms. Borghetti successfully investigated the case and requested a trial. Based on her investigation and suggestion to the Government, the Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida motioned the Court to dismiss the Indictment against K.T. The Order of Dismissal was GRANTED by the District Judge.

Manufacturing, cultivating, Producing , Marijuana Charges Tampa

United States of America vs. A.S.
A.S. was indicted federally for manufacturing, cultivating, producing marijuana, more commonly referred to as a “grow house.” The Government believed A.S. was the “leader” of a drug ring, operating in the area. At the conclusion of a 1-week jury trial, Ms. Borghetti moved the Court for a Judgment of Acquittal. The Court GRANTED Ms. Borghetti’s motion. It was ordered and adjudged that A.S. was NOT GUILTY of Count 1 of the Indictment. He was discharged that day and free to return to his home.

Federal Drug (MDMA) charges , Tampa

United States of America vs. F.K.
F.K. was charged, by federal indictment, with: one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Narcotics; one count of possession of controlled substance; and one count of sale, distribute, or dispense controlled substance. F.K. was one of 10 defendants charged in the indictment. Following a three-week jury trial, the jury found Ms. Borghetti’s client NOT GUILTY of all charges.

Drug and Firearms Charges, Tampa

United States of America vs. D.D.
D.D. was indicted by the Grand Jury on charges of Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Narcotics, and Possession of a Machine Gun in furtherance of narcotic activity. D.D faced a mandatory life sentence. Following a four-day jury trial, the jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY, acquitting D.D. of all charges against him.

Mail Fraud, Bank Fraud, Conspiracy to Defraud the United States Government Federal Charges Tampa

United States of America vs. C.T.
Three sisters from Bradenton, were on trial for mail fraud and bank fraud, in violation of Title 18: 371F, conspiracy to defraud the U.S., and 18:1708F, Theft or Receipt of Stolen Mail. Following a three-day trial, Ms. Borghetti’s client was the only one of the three sisters found NOT GUILTY.

Federal Mortgage Fraud Charges, Tampa

United States of America vs. J.S.
J.S. was charged in a federal indictment of conspiracy to defraud the U.S., and two counts of falsifying loan and credit applications. This mortgage fraud case was heard before the U.S. District Court, for the Middle District of Florida. The trial lasted 3 months. The jury returned verdicts of not-guilty on the two counts of falsifying loan and credit applications. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued to cap J.S.’s exposure to five years on the remaining conspiracy count.

State Criminal Cases

Aggravated Battery Charges. Pinellas County

State of Florida vs. G.A.
G.A. was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated battery. Following a jury trial, the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty. Mr. G.A. walked out of the courtroom, a free man.

Juvenile Gun Charges, St. Petersburg, Fl

State of Florida v. P.J.
Over the course of a two-day trial, Ms. Borghetti secured convictions to lesser-included offenses and a judgment of acquittal on four of five counts in a juvenile gun case prosecuted as an adult. (1) The attempted second-degree murder charge was reduced to aggravated battery with a firearm, (2) shooting into a vehicle was reduced to exhibition of a firearm, (3) one count of aggravated assault with a firearm was acquitted and the second (4) was reduced to improper exhibition of a firearm. P.J. was only convicted of possession of a firearm by a minor.

Grand Theft Charges Attorney Defense

State of Florida v. J.H.
J.H. was arrested and charged with two counts of grand theft. Following a jury trial, in which the jury returned verdicts of guilty on both counts, Ms. Borghetti secured a judgment notwithstanding the verdict, or a JNOV, for J.H. He was acquitted of both charges.

St. Petersburg Grand Theft Charges

State of Florida v. E.P.
E.P. was arrested and charged by Information with Grand Theft. Following a jury trial, Ms. Borghetti secured a jury verdict of NOT GUILTY.

Trafficking in Cocaine and Possession Charges St. Petersburg, Fl

State of Florida v. G.C.
G.C. was arrested and charged with trafficking in cocaine and possession of cocaine. At trial, after the State of Florida had rested, Ms. Borghetti successfully argued that the court dismiss the second count and merge it with count 1. Following the jury trial, G.C. was found not guilty of trafficking in cocaine.

Robbery Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. J.M.
J.M. was arrested and charged with robbery. At trial Ms. Borghetti successfully argued for a lower offense, and the jury returned a guilty verdict for the lesser included offense of misdemeanor battery.

Assault Charges Clearwater, Fl

State of Florida v. L.H.
L.H. was arrested and charged with assault. Following a jury trial, Ms. Borghetti secured a jury verdict of not guilty.

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charges, Clearwater

State of Florida v. W.D.
W.D. was arrested and charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana. At the conclusion of the jury trial defended by Ms. Borghetti, W.D. was acquitted of the charge.

DUI Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida vs. W.M
W.M. was arrested and charged with DUI, reckless driving, and open container. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued to have a mistrial declared. The retrial concluded with a hung jury.

Resisting Arrest Without Violence Charges, Clearwater

State of Florida vs. J.K. and M.M.
J.K. and M.M. were arrested and charged with obstructing/opposing a police officer without violence. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued to have a mistrial declared and all charges dropped.

DUI Arrest St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. J.C.
J.C. was arrested and charged with DUI and civil traffic infractions. Ms. Borghetti defended J.C. at a jury trial,. J.C. was found not guilty by the jury on the DUI charge.

Misdemeanor Battery Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. E.C.
E.C. was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery. Ms. Borghetti Defended E.C. in a jury trial. E.C. was found not guilty by the jury of the charge.

Trespassing and Petit Theft Charges, St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. J.W.
J.W. was arrested and charged with trespassing and petit theft. A Jury trial was held and the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on the trespassing charge.

Misdemeanor Batter Charges, St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. C.W.
C.W. was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued to the jury that C.W. was not guilty. C.W. was found not guilty by the Jury.

Misdemeanor Battery Charges Clearwater

State of Florida v. J.B.
J.B. was arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery. Following a jury trial, Ms. Borghetti secured a jury verdict of not guilty on one count, and later a judgment of acquittal on the other.

Misdemeanor Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida vs. D.A.
D.A. was charged with six counts of various fishing related misdemeanors. At the jury trial, D.A. was found not guilty on three of the six counts.

Battery Charges, St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. J.T.
J.T. was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery. At a jury trial Defended by Ms. Borghetti, J.T. was found not guilty of the charge.

Petit Theft Charges, Clearwater

State of Florida v. C.C.
C.C. was arrested and charged with petit theft. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued to have a mistrial declared. The charge was ultimately dropped

Theft Charges, St. Petersburg

State of Florida v., I.L.
I.L. was arrested and charged with petit theft. Ms. Borghetti Defended I.L. at a jury trial and the jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.

DUI Arrest and Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida vs. D.W.
D.W. was arrested and charged with DUI, driving with a suspended/revoked license, a civil traffic infraction. The trial concluded with a hung jury.

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Charges, St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. D.B.
D.B. was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued for a judgment of acquittal.

Petit Theft Charges, St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. R.R.
R.R. was arrested and charged with petit theft. Following a jury trial, Ms. Borghetti secured a jury verdict of not guilty.

Reckless Driving Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. C.W.
C.W. was charged with reckless driving. Ms. Borghetti defended C.W. in a trial before a jury. C.W. was found not guilty.

Violation Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. M.J.
M.J. was charged with violation of a driver’s license restriction. At the jury trial, defended by Ms. Borghetti, M.J. was acquitted.

Retail Theft Defense St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. A.F.
A.F. was arrested and charged with retail theft. At the jury trial, defended by Ms. Borghetti, A.F. was found not guilty.

Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer Charges
Resisting Arrest Without Violence Charges
Disorderly Conduct Defense

State of Florida v. D.L.
D.L. was arrested and charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting without violence, and disorderly conduct. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued for a judgment of acquittal on the disorderly conduct charge to the Court. The rest of the charges went to the jury and Ms. Borghetti secured a jury verdict of not guilty on the felony charge of battery on a law enforcement officer.

Sale and Possession of Cocaine Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. D.W.
D.W. was arrested and charged with two counts of sale and possession of cocaine. Ms. Borghetti defended D.W. at trial and secured a jury verdict of not guilty on both counts.

Attempted Robbery Charges St. Petersburg

State of Florida v. R.D.
R.D. was arrested and charged with attempted robbery. Ms. Borghetti successfully argued to have a mistrial declared.
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