January 25, 2016 – Somerville District Court – Clerk’s Hearing Offense: Violation of Restraining Order; Criminal Threats – Application for Criminal Complaint Denied, Case Dismissed
Charges/Criminal Complaint Counts:
- Violation of Restraining Order;
- Criminal Threats
Case Name: Withheld
Members of the Somerville Police Department sought issuance of a criminal complaint charging the defendant with Threats to Commit a Crime and Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order, following reports that the defendant verbally threatened to harm his neighbor. The defendant’s neighbor further alleged that the defendant stalked her, and harassed her at her place of employment, in violation of a restraining order.
Criminal Defense Attorney Vincent A. Tofani appeared before the Clerk Magistrate for the Somerville District Court and successfully argued that the application for criminal complaint lacked probable cause and must be denied.
Criminal Case Results: Application for Criminal Complaint Denied, Case Dismissed.