Police v DC: Break and enter charges

Key Words: Break and Enter – section 112 Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) – plea of not guilty – finding of not guilty

Facts:

DC was charged with Break and Enter. He instructed his solicitor that he was innocent and that this was a case of mistaken identity. The matter was listed for a defended hearing.

Outcome:

The prosecution called a number of witnesses in a prosecution case. After hearing the evidence the court was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that DC was guilty as there was significant issues as to the ability of witnesses to identify the offender and the charge was dismissed.

Testimonial:

“I have had a number of solicitors over the years and I feel like Peter is one of the most hard working solicitors to have represented me. I feel like he actually listens to me and follows my instructions.”