PROVEN RESULTS

Mr. Nobles and Mr. DeCarolis have each handled thousands of criminal cases, from violations to misdemeanors to felonies. Those listed here are only a sampling of their successes. 

Each case is unique and prior results do not necessarily guarantee a similar outcome.

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REDUCED SENTENCE: CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE AND FIREARM POSSESSION IN THE FURTHERANCE OF DRUG TRAFFICKING

In United States v. F.A., the client as charged by the US Attorney's Office for Conspiracy to Distribute 5 Kilos of Cocaine and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking. The client was apprehended during a drug sale and was found to have an illegal handgun and a kilo of powder cocaine in his residence. He faced a 10-year mandatory minimum sentence and an advisory guideline sentence of 12-14 years. 

After several years of wearing the government down and based on the client turning his life around, Mr. Nobles was able to convince the Judge to sentence F.A. to only 5 years.

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REDUCED: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON 2ND DEGREE

In People v. C.C., the client was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree after her boyfriend shot off a pistol in the parking lot at a wedding. The handgun was unlicensed and illegal in New York, and since it belonged to C.C., she was indicted by the Grand Jury. If convicted, she faced a minimum of 3.5 years in prison.

After extensive negotiations with the District Attorney's Office, based on the unique circumstances brought to light by Mr. Nobles, his client pled to the REDUCED CHARGE of Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree and received 5 years probation and NO JAIL TIME.

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NOT GUILTY: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON 2ND DEGREE AND KIDNAPPING 2ND DEGREE

In People v. M.H., the defendant was accused of participating in a gunpoint kidnapping with a co-defendant. The co-defendant admitted his role in the act and received a lengthy prison term. M.H. maintained his innocence and went to trial.

At trial, Mr. DeCarolis called the victim of the kidnapping to the stand as a defense witness to testify that M.H. was not involved in the criminal acts and just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. The jury quickly returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.

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REDUCED: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 7TH DEGREE

REDUCED: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 7TH DEGREE

In People v. L.R., the defendant was accused of possessing a large quantity of cocaine with the intent to sell it. Based on his extensive criminal record, L.R. was looking at a minimum of 6 years to a maximum of 15 years in prison if convicted of this felony.

After negotiations with the District Attorney's Office, Mr. DeCarolis was able to obtain a REDUCTION to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree, a misdemeanor, with a sentence of only 10 months in local jail.

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NOT GUILTY: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON 2ND DEGREE

In People v. J.W., the client was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree after a shooting on Dewey Avenue. Two witnessess testified that the gun used in the shooting was owned and provided by the defendant. 

After a thorough background investigation into the witnessess, Mr. Nobles destroyed their credibility at trial and exposed the truth that the witnessess were lying to protect themselves. The jury found J.W. NOT GUILTY after only 24 minutes of deliberation.

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NOT GUILTY: CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 3RD DEGREE

In People v. S.H., the defendant was accused of selling cocaine out of his car to an undercover New York State Trooper. An eighteen year veteran of the Narcotics Division identified the defendant as the individual from whom he had purchased the drugs.

Despite the Trooper's seemingly compelling testimony, Mr. DeCarolis' meticulous cross-examination highlighted numerous inconsistencies in the identification, and ultimately the jury found S.H. NOT GUILTY after barely an hour of deliberation.

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REDUCED: PROBATION

REDUCED: PROBATION

In People vs. C.C., the client was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree after her boyfriend shot off a pistol in the parking lot at a wedding. The handgun was unlicensed and illegal in New York and because it belonged to C.C., she was indicted by the Grand Jury.

A CPW2 conviction generally mandates a minimum sentence of 3.5 years in prison, however after extensive negotiations and the unique circumstances brought to light by Mr. Nobles, C.C. received 5 years of probation with NO JAIL TIME.

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CASE DISMISSED: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 2ND

CHARGE: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
RESULT: CASE DISMISSED


In People v. B.B., the client and his wife were charged with cocaine possession after a search warrant was executed at their home. During the search, Rochester Police found a quantity of cocaine and evidence of drug transactions taking place at this location.

After an extensive review of the documentation in the case, Mr. Nobles found that his client's Constitutional rights had been violated in several ways based on illegal activity by the police. Mr. Nobles filed a 43-page motion with several exhibits outlining the illegal actions taken by the police and how these actions invalidated the warrant.

Ultimately the Judge ruled that the warrant was invalid, released B.B. from custody and DISMISSED THE CASE.

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CASE DISMISSED: CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 2ND DEGREE

In People v. B.B., the client and his wife were charged with cocaine possession after a search warrant was executed at their home. During the search, Rochester Police found a quantity of cocaine and evidence of drug transactions taking place at this location.

After an extensive review of the documentation in the case, Mr. Nobles found that his client's Constitutional rights had been violated in several ways based on illegal activity by the police. Mr. Nobles filed a 43-page motion with several exhibits outlining the illegal actions taken by the police and how these actions invalidated the warrant.

Ultimately the Judge ruled that the warrant was invalid, released B.B. from custody and DISMISSED THE CASE.

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