OWI Case Dismissed–Suppression Granted!

A Ewing Law Client in Saginaw, Michigan, was charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI). Police stopped his vehicle for making an illegal u-turn. After stopping the vehicle, police discovered our client was intoxicated–and he was charged. Attorney Ewing discovered that the illegal u-turn was, in fact, not illegal in Frankenmuth and filed a Motion to Suppress Evidence gathered from the improper traffic stop. District Court Judge A. T. Frank agreed, suppressed the evidence–and the charges were dismissed.

Motion to Suppress Granted! Case Dismissed!

In this case, Ewing Law Client was charged with operating a mobile meth lab. Our client was considered a habitual offender and was facing life in prison if convicted. Michigan State Police stopped our client’s vehicle pursuant to a 911 call reporting a suspicious vehicle. Time had passed from the time of the 911 call before stopping our client’s car erasing any belief that there was anything suspicious about our client’s actions. Police stopped the vehicle without reasonable suspicion and Attorney Ewing filed a Motion to Suppress. Genesee County Circuit Judge Richard Yuille agreed that the police did not have reasonable suspicion to stop the vehicle. The drugs and drug making equipment found in the vehicle were suppressed, and the case was dismissed.

Client Charged with Murder Found Not Guilty!

Attorney Ewing represented another young man who was charged with First Degree Murder, and other charges, in the City of Flint. This incident arose when the alleged victim approached our client with the intent to shoot and kill him. Our client shot and killed the would be assailant and was later charged with murder. Attorney Ewing tried the case before a jury who found our client not guilty of murder and assault with intent to murder. 16-40408 FC.

Charged with Murder–Not Guilty!

In another one of our cases, a client who was charged with First Degree Murder arising from an incident in front of a convenience store in the City of Flint. The alleged victim in the case was threatening our client, who in turn, called his brother for help. When his brother arrived he started shooting at the victim who died from the gunshot wounds. Pursuant to an aiding and abetting theory, our client was charged with murder along with his brother. We tried the case before a jury who found our client not guilty of murder.

The excerpt from the Circuit Court register of actions:

Charges against local attorney dismissed.

Attorney Ewing represented a local attorney and US Army reservist who was charged with embezzling client funds. The case was complex due to the amount of documents and exhibits. After lengthy court proceedings and multiple motion battles–the Circuit Court Judge dismissed the case. Charges were never refiled.