It is hard to shovel snow and commit a robbery at the same time

December 2, 2014

  • 210 Indictment and Information
  • 210IX Motion to Dismiss
  • 210k144.1 Grounds
  • 210k144.1(2) Grand or petit jury irregularities

12-02-14Violation of statute that empowers grand jury to call as witness any person believed to possess relevant information resulted in possibility of prejudice to defendant where defendant claimed that witness would have corroborated defendant’s claim that he was shoveling snow at his residence at time of robbery.

People v. Johnson, 590 N.Y.S.2d 153, (N.Y. Sup., 1992)