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  • Exoneration of the Day - Police in Arizona arrested a man and charged him with aggravated assault for striking another man with a gun
    Exoneration of the Day - Police in Arizona arrested a man and charged him with aggravated assault for striking another man with a gun

    The man was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, went to trial before the Judge Wallace Hoggatt, who heard the evidence without a jury. The “victim” testified that the man punched him and ...

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  • Exoneration of the Day - Man Wrongly Sentenced to 15 Year in Prison for Aggravated Assault
    Exoneration of the Day - Man Wrongly Sentenced to 15 Year in Prison for Aggravated Assault

    A woman was violently attacked working at a plumbing company in Houston resulting in her laying in a coma for ten days. She emerged from the coma and picked a former co-worker as the attacker. ...

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  • Exoneration of the Day - Man wrongly accused of assaulting plain clothes police officer cleared of charges
    Exoneration of the Day - Man wrongly accused of assaulting plain clothes police officer cleared of charges

    A Baltimore police officer who was driving his personal car and wearing civilian clothes, cut off another driver. After words were exchanged both men pulled over to confront each other. This is where ...

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  • Exoneration of the Day - Man wrongly accused of assault over failure to pay rent
    Exoneration of the Day - Man wrongly accused of assault over failure to pay rent

    A 24 year old tenant was arrested for assaulting his landlord and his landlord’s mother who was a senior citizen. The tenant was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a box cutter, ...

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  • Exoneration of the Day - Teen Wrongly Convicted Proved Innocent
    Exoneration of the Day - Teen Wrongly Convicted Proved Innocent

    A California teenager was arrested for assaulting a police officer following a fireworks show in 2003. The case was unique because the arresting officer was also the complaining witness during the ...

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  • Exoneration of the Day - Innocent Couple Charged with Assault and Obstruction by Police
    Exoneration of the Day - Innocent Couple Charged with Assault and Obstruction by Police

    Our justice system relies on police officers to gather the evidence necessary to convict criminals of breaking the law; it relies on prosecutors to piece that evidence together to prove guilt, judges ...

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