Criminal Justice Attorney Proven Successful Verdicts and Results
When your reputation, freedom and livelihood are on the line, it is important that you have an attorney who is an experienced proven advocate that has gotten real and substantial results. Attorney Steve Jarmon has successfully tried numerous cases and negotiated many favorable plea agreements for his clients over his years practicing criminal defense in West Chester, Media, Norristown and Philadelphia. He is proud of the results he has been able to achieve for his clients over the years.
Below are some recent successes that he has had representing people charged with criminal offenses in Chester County, Delaware County and Montgomery County.
ACQUITTAL IN MURDER TRIAL IN CHESTER COUNTY
Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a 17 year old kid who was arrested and charged as an adult for the crime of Murder and Robbery. The allegation from the Commonwealth was that Steve’s client had agreed to commit a robbery with four of his friends and that during the robbery Steve’s client shot and killed the person that they were trying to rob. From the beginning of the trial Steve argued to the jury that there was no credible evidence that his client was present for the robbery and no evidence that he pulled the trigger. After a five day trial, Steve was able to convince the jury to return a verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges.
ACQUITTAL IN ROBBERY TRIAL IN PHILADELPHIA
Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a young man in Philadelphia who was in the wrong place at the wrong time and charged with a gun point Robbery. Steve’s client was in a van with four other individuals that was pulled over for being suspects in a Robbery. The victim of the Robbery identified Steve’s client and another individual as the perpetrators. Steve argued to the jury that the victim was not credible in his identification and further argued that even if his client was at the scene of the robbery, there was no evidence that he did anything to assist in the robbery. Steve pointed out that being merely present during the commission of a crime does not make one guilty of that crime. After a five day trial, Steve was able to convince the jury to return a verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges.
ACQUITTAL IN ASSAULT TRIAL IN DELAWARE COUNTY
Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a young woman from the city of Chester who had been subjected to police brutality in her own home and subsequently charged with assaulting the police. Steve argued to the jury that it was the police who were the real criminals in this particular case and that his client was the victim of excessive force. Steve argued that his client was only charged to cover up the fact that the police had overstepped their bounds. After a full day trial, Steve was able to convince the jury to return a verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges. With the not guilty verdict, Steve’s client was able to sue the police department and recoup damages for her pain and suffering.
ACQUITTAL IN AGGRAVATED ASSAULT TRIAL IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a man who was charged with Aggravated Assault against another individual. Steve was able to demonstrate to the jury that the alleged victim was not credible as they had given multiple versions of what happened. After a two day trial, Steve was able to convince the jury to return of verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges.
ACQUITTAL IN DUI CASE IN CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County DUI Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a client who was charged with Driving Under the Influence after the police found him standing alone next to his disabled vehicle along the side of the road. The arresting officer testified that the client admitted to being the driver of the vehicle. The client insisted to Attorney Jarmon from the beginning that another person had been driving the vehicle before it became disabled. Attorney Jarmon was able to call that person to the stand to testify to the jury that he was in fact the driver on that night and not the client. At the conclusion of the trial, Attorney Jarmon successfully argued to the jury that the District Attorney had failed to prove the client was the driver of the disabled vehicle and the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all charges.
ACQUITTAL IN FELONY SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE IN DELAWARE COUNTY
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a counselor at a reform school for troubled teens who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with one of the residents. He was charged with Felony Institutional Sexual Assault. Our client maintained from the outset that the allegations were completely false. After a two day trial and after it became clear that the alleged victim could not answer his tough and thorough questions on cross examination, Steve was able to achieve a complete acquittal and our client was able to resume life with his family and reclaim his reputation.
ACQUITTAL IN FELONY AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a young man who was accused by his estranged wife of assaulting her. He was charged with Felony Aggravated Assault as a result. Our client insisted from day one that his wife had assaulted him and he had acted in self defense. After rejecting a plea to a misdemeanor offense Steve took the case to trial and was able to establish that our client’s wife had motivation to attack our client first. After a three day trial and a persuasive argument to the jury our client was acquitted of the felony aggravated assault charge and was able to avoid a state prison sentence and the stigma of having a felony on his record for the rest of his life.
ACQUITTAL IN FELONY ROBBERY CASE IN CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a juvenile client who was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Our client was at the mall with his friends when another group of guys viciously assaulted a man and stole his cell phone and wallet. Our client was present at the scene and was arrested and charged with Felony Robbery. Through a detailed cross examination of the victim, Steve was able to establish that the victim could not say that our client had been involved in the actual assault. In closing, he successfully argued that merely being present at the scene of the crime without other evidence of involvement was not a crime. At the conclusion of the case the client was found not guilty and was able to resume his life.
ACQUITTAL IN FELONY ATTEMPTED ROBBERY CASE IN CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a client who was with a group of friends who were about to go into a convenient store. The police had the store under surveillance and believed that they were about to rob the store and before our client and his friends could enter, they arrested them and charged them with attempted Robbery. Steve took the case to trial and our client was acquitted of the felony attempted robbery charge.
FELONY DRUG CHARGE REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT WITH PROBATION IN CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a recent college graduate who was looking forward to getting started in his new career when he was arrested for conspiring with his family to grow marijuana from their home. The client was charged with manufacturing marijuana which is a felony offense that carried a mandatory minimum three year prison sentence. A felony conviction and prison sentence would have effectively ended our client’s career before he even got a chance to get started. Knowing the stakes involved, Steve aggressively tried to negotiate a plea with the District Attorney to give our client a second chance. After vigorous negotiation, he was able to reach a deal with the District Attorney to allow the client to plea to a reduced charge of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and serve just one year of probation.
FELONY AGGRAVATED ASSAULT CHARGE DISMISSED
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a young man with a clean criminal record who was accused by an ex-girlfriend of running her off of the road and physically assaulting her. He was subsequently arrested and charged with felony aggravated assault. The client had not seen this person in five years and had an alibi for his whereabouts on the day in question. Steve immediately started gathering the proof of our client’s innocence, presented it to the district attorney and the charges were completely dropped without having to go through a lengthy and costly trial.
FELONY DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED IN CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a college student with a clean criminal record who was arrested for having a large amount of marijuana in his dorm room. It was suspected that he possessed the marijuana with the intent to deliver it and he was charged with felony possession and faced a mandatory minimum 2 years in the state prison system. After meeting the client and reviewing the police report, it was clear that police illegally searched his room and Steve filed a motion to get the illegal evidence suppressed. After Steve made the arguments to the trial judge, the evidence was thrown out and the case was dismissed.
FELONY HOMICIDE CHARGE REDUCED TO A MISDEMEANOR
Chester County Criminal Attorney Steve Jarmon represented a young man who was was on his way to work one early morning when he crashed into the back of a family of three, tragically killing a wife and young mother. There was evidence acquired by the investigators that suggested our client may have been driving with extreme recklessness and he was charged with Felony Homicide by Vehicle. By demonstrating our client to be very remorseful and presenting him in the best light possible, Steve was able to negotiate a plea deal that resulted in the client receiving a reduced charge of misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter.