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Below are the results of every criminal case attorney Joshua Adams has resolved beginning in 2015. All dispositions may be verified by contacting the clerk of the court.

Only publicly available information is provided. 



January 13, 2016       2014-CT-10984-A/O        Judge McGinnis

Facts:
 The client was stopped after he attempted to go around a police vehicle enforced road closure. The vehicle has it's overhead lights on and police we re-drecting traffic. Once stopped, law enforcement noted signs of impairment and an open bottle of liquor in the vehicle. Field sobriety tests were conducted and the client was arrested. He submitted to a breath test, the results of which were 0.081, just over the legal limit. 

Defense: We challenged the stop, arrest, and breath test. We filed many pre-trial motions and set them for hearings. 

Result: The State dismissed the DUI. 




January 5, 2016         2015-CT-1557-A/E            Judge Blechman

Facts:
 The Defendant was stopped after swerving several times while driving through a construction zone at night. The Defendant admitted to drinking a few drinking and showed signs of impairment. The Defendant completed field sobriety exercises and was arrested. The Defendant took a breath test and the results were 0.77. The Defendant was charged with DUI. This would have been the Defendant's second DUI within 5 years and he was looking a minimum mandatory jail time. 

Defense: We challenged the stop, arrest, and breath test. We filed many pre-trial motions and set them for hearings. 

Result: The State dismissed the DUI. 



October 30, 2015          2015-CT-1621-A/E            Judge McGinnis
Facts: Law enforcement observed the Defendant driving a scooter approaching a stopped vehicle at a stop sign. The Defendant rolled through the stop sign and began to race the race as the car raced the Defendant. The Defendant was arrested and charged with drag racing. 
Defense: We pointed out the details of the drag racing statute and convinced the state prosecutor that he could not prove the case. 
Result: State Dismissed the drag racing charge. 


October 26, 2015          2015-CT-6386-A/O            Judge Bell
Facts: Law enforcement responded a crash with two vehicles and determined that the Defendant ran a stop sign and hit another car. The Defendant smelled of alcohol and admitted that he was coming from a party where he had been drinking. The Defendant performed field sobriety exercises and did pretty well. The Defendant was arrest and later refused to take a breath test. 
Defense: The Defendant was new to the U.S. and didn't speak great english. We filed numerous motions to suppress evidence including motions related to a misunderstanding with the breath test request and instructions. 
Result: State Dismissed the DUI. 


October 15, 2015            2015-CT-671-A/A           Judge Blechman
Facts: Law enforcement responded to a fast food restaurant after reports of a male and female arguing who appeared to be under the influence. When law enforcement arrive, the Defendant was leaving the parking lot through a do not enter driveway. Law enforcement observed the Defendant arguing with a female, appeared to be impaired and had two open beers in his vehicle next to him. Field Sobriety Exercises were performed and the Defendant was arrested. He refused a breath test. 
Defense:  We filed numerous motions to suppress evidence and ultimately set  the matter for trial. On the day of trial the state dismissed the DUI. 
Result: State Dismissed the DUI. 



August 19, 2015           49-2015-CT-1818         O'Brien
Facts: ​
The Defendant rear ended a vehicle stopped at a traffic light. Law enforcement responded and during the accident investigation told law enforcement he was headed to get more beer. Law enforcement made observations and believed the Defendant was under the influence. The Defendant refused to take part in field sobriety tests or breath tests and asked for his lawyer. The Defendant was charged with DUI  with property damage.  The Defendant was on probation for DUI at the time. 
Defense:  
We successfully suppressed the Defendant's statements, in pre-trial suppression hearings, to law enforcement because they were privileged under the accident report privellege. At trial, we argued that the Defendant's request for a lawyer were not admissions of guilt of a reasonable action for someone being investigated for a crime. We also argued that law enforcement testimony was unreliable because the agency chose not to equip their vehicles or officers with video recording devices. 
Result:
Full acquittal at trial. (His violation of probation was also later dismissed. 




State of Florida v. A.W.B. 2015-CT-3223; 2015-MM-3745

Date Closed:          July 31, 2015

County:                  Orange

Judge:                     Martha Adams

Charge(s):              DUI above 0.15 BAC (M1), Resisting without  


                                  Violence(M1)

Disposition:           AG, 12 Months Probation. 










State of Florida v. J.W.A. 2014-CF-4150-A/X




Date Closed:        June 15, 2015


County:                 Osceola


Judge:                     James Craner


Charge(s):             1  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F2)

​                                             2  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                             3  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)
                                             4  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                             5  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                             6  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                             7  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                             8  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                             9  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                            10  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)


                                            11  UNLAWFUL POSS OF MAT.  DEPICT SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY Child (F3)
Disposition:         1. AG, 24 months DOC, Followed by 10 yrs Probation. 


                                            2. AG, 24 months DOC, Concurrent. 


                                            3. AG, 24 months DOC, Concurrent. 


                                            4. AG, 24 months DOC, Concurrent. 


                                            5. AG, 24 months DOC, Concurrent. 


                                            6. Dismissed by State.


                                            7. Dismissed by State.


                                            8. Dismissed by State.


                                            9. Dismissed by State.


                                           10. Dismissed by State.


                                           11. Dismissed by State.   








State of Florida v. O.T.R. 2015-CT-11144-A/O

​Date Closed:         June 12, 2015

County:                  Orange

Judge:                     Michael Miller

Charge(s):              DUI (M1)

Disposition:           Lesser Offense Reckless Driving (M1), Withhold ​
                                  of Adjudication, 12 Months Probation 








State of Florida v. J.Q.O. 2015-CT-2330-A/O

Date Closed:         June 12, 2015

County:                   Orange

Judge:                      Elizabeth Star

Charge(s):               Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 

Disposition:            AG, 12 Months Probation








State of Florida v. A.M.K 2015-CT-1799-A/O

Date Closed:           May 4,, 2015

County:                    Orange

Judge:                       Maureen Bell

Charge(s):                Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 

Disposition:             Lesser Offense of Reckless Driving, 12 months    
                                    Probation 








State of Florida v. R.J.C. 2015-MM-1412-A/O

Date Closed:            April 28, 2015

County:                     Orange

Judge:                         Wilfredo Martinez

Charge(s):                 Possession of a Firearm Subj. to D.V. Injunctions

Disposition:              AG, 20 days credit time served








State of Florida v. W.J.P 2015-CT-000150-A/O

Date Closed:             April 7, 2015



County:                       Orange

Judge:                          Faye Allen

Charge(s):                   Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Disposition:                Dismissed by State 








State of Florida v. D.J.G., 2014-CF-17255-APC



Date Closed:               March 24, 2015

County:                         Pinellas​

Judge:                            Thane Covert

Charge(s):                     Traveling to Meet a Minor (F2)

Disposition:                  AG, 2 Yrs Community Control








State of Florida v. J.L.R.O., 2014-CT- 11096

Date Closed:               March 16, 2015

County:                         Orange​



Judge:                            Adam McGinnis​

Charge(s):                     Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Disposition:                  Dismissed by State








​State of Florida v. A.Z.J.E., 2014-CT-9800

Date Closed:                March 9, 2015

County:                          Orange

Judge:                             Faye Allen

Charge(s):                      Driving on a Suspended Driver's License



Disposition:                  AG, $200 Fine








​State of Florida v. A.Z.J.E., 2014-CT-9801



Date Closed:                 March 9, 2015

County:                           Orange​



Judge:                              Faye Allen​



Charge(s):                       No Valid Driver's License

Disposition:                   Dismissed by State








​State of Florida v. B.R 2014-CF-1068-A/O

Date Closed:               March 9, 2015

County:                         Orange

Judge:                            Deborah Blechman

Charge(s):                     Driving Under the Influence

Disposition:                  Criminal charges Dismissed. Careless Driving 
                                         (Non Criminal Civil Citation) 








State of Florida v. I.M.P 2014-CF-16996-A/O

Date Closed:                March 6, 2015

County:                         Orange



Judge:                            Robert Egan 

Charge(s):                     1. Agg. Battery (F3)
​                                        2. Battery (M1)
                                        3. Battery (DV) (M1)

Disposition:                  Dismissed by State (All Counts) 








State of Florida v. J.D.S., 2014-CT-10614

Date Closed:                February 27, 2015

County:                          Orange

Judge:                             Deborah Blechman

Charge(s):                      Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Disposition:                  Reduced Reckless Driving








​State of Florida v. I.T. 2014-CF-1266

Date Closed:               February 23, 2015

County:                        Orange

Judge:                           Renee Roche

Charge(s):                    1. SEXUAL BATTERY
                                       2. BATTERY (DOMESTIC) 

Disposition:                 1. Dismissed by State
                                        2. Dismissed by State​








State of Florida v. R.W.J. 2014-MM-2757

Date Closed:                February 18, 2015

County:                         Orange

Judge:                            Tanya Wilson

Charge(s):                     Battery

Disposition:                 Dismissed by State








​State of Florida v. R.J.C. 2014-MM-9767

Date Closed:                February 17, 2015

County:                         Orange

Judge:                            Nancy Clarke​

Charge(s):                      Battery (Domestic)

Disposition:                   Battery (Simple) 








State of Florida v. J.H.M. 2014-CT-2270

Date Closed:                February 12, 2015

County:                         Orange

Judge:                            Tanya Wilson

Charge(s):                     Driving Under the Influence

Disposition:                  Criminal Charges Dismissed. Careless Driving   ​
                                        Civil Citation 








​State of Florida v. S.J.M 2014-CT-2551-A/W

Date Closed:                February 11, 2015



County:                         Orange



Judge:                            Maureen Bell

Charge(s):                     Driving Under the Influence (DUI) > 0.15 

Disposition:                 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) < 0.15 








State of Florida v. M.F. 2014-CT-1051-A/O

Date Closed:               February 10, 2015

County:                        Orange

Judge:                           Nancy Clarke

Charge(s):                    Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol w/  
                                       > 0.15 BAC

Disposition:                 AG to Driving Under the Influence < 0.15, 12 ​
                                        Months Probation








​State of Florida v. J.H.B 2014-CT-2646-A/W

Date Closed:               February 3, 2015

County:                        Orange

Judge:                           Faye Allen

Charge(s):                    Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol w/  
                                       Property Damage > 0.15 BAC

Disposition:                 AG to Driving Under the Influence < 0.15, 12 ​
                                        Month Probation








State of Florida v. J.H.B 2014-CT-2648-A/W

Date Closed:               February 3, 2015

County:                        Orange

Judge:                            Faye Allen

Charge(s):                     Driving on Suspended DL w/ Knowledge

Disposition:                 AG, 8 Hr. Aggressive Driving Class