State v. O.

Felony Assault Dismissed – Lack of Probable Cause (2007)

At the omnibus hearing in Hennepin County, all charges were dismissed in the Liberian soccer shooting case after the Hennepin County Judge granted Ryan’s motion for dismissal alleging that the Criminal Complaint lacked probable cause.

The Charges:

Felony Second Degree Assault

The Outcome:

Charges Dismissed

State v. V.

Assault Charges Continued for Dismissal (2007)

At the plea negotiation prior to trial in Hennepin County, Ryan convinced the prosecutor to resolve the case with a continuance for dismissal. This means that Ryan’s client did not plead guilty and all charges were dismissed.

The Charges:

Fifth Degree Assault, Disorderly Conduct

The Outcome:

Charges Continued for Dismissal

State v. D.

Assault Charges Dismissed (2006)

In Hennepin County just prior to trial, Ryan convinced the prosecutor to drop all charges.

The Charges:

Fifth Degree Assault, Disorderly Conduct

The Outcome:

Charges Dismissed

State v. S.J.

Domestic Assault Charges Dismissed (2006)

In Dakota County just prior to the jury trial, Ryan convinced the prosecutor to agree to a continuance for dismissal, which means that all charges were dismissed after six months.

The Charges:

Fifth Degree Domestic Assault, Disorderly Conduct

The Outcome:

Continuance for Dismissal