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I'm Michael Policastro, an experienced and passionate criminal defense attorney who commits fully to my clients. As your lawyer, I will do everything within my power to get you results. You don't have to take my word for it. Read about some of my case results and listen to what my clients have to say on the testimonials page. Then and give me a call at 732-400-5161 to schedule a free consultation. I'd be happy to sit down with you and let you know what I can offer. Located in Milltown, New Jersey, I handle state and federal cases throughout Middlesex County and the surrounding areas.

Not Guilty Case Results in the Past 5 Years

1. STATE V. VINROY DODD - NOT GUILTY

  • 1st Degree Sexual Assault
  • Facing 25 years in State Prison.
  • My client may have spent the rest of his life in jail.
  • Not Guilty on all 3 charges. He walked out of the courtroom 100% free.

2. STATE V. JEFF SHIRLEY - NOT GUILTY

  • 3rd Degree AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
  • Facing 5 years in State Prison.
  • His offer was 2 years in jail.
  • Not Guilty!

3. STATE V. JACOB VALDEZ - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd degree Robbery.
  • Facing 10 years in Prison
  • He had a prior attorney who told him he could not win the case and to take the deal.
  • Result: NOT GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES

4. STATE V. JASON SMITH - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Unlawful Possession of a Hand gun in his car and other charges.
  • Facing 10 years in State Prison.
  • Prosecutor's best offer was 5 years in jail with a 42 months minimum parole ineligibility.
  • We took it to trial and NOT GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES!

5. STATE V. STEFONE TYUS - NOT GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES

  • 1st Degree Armed Robbery, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault.
  • Facing 20 years in prison (N.E.R.A.) 85% in State Prison.
  • Multiple witness testified against my guy.
  • He has a prior conviction and took the stand.
  • Not Guilty on all charges.

6. STATE V. ARNOLD WHITE - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Possession with Intent to Distrubute in School Zone.
  • Extended Term eligible.
  • Facing 20 years in prison.
  • Cop testified he personally witnessed a hand-to-hand transaction.
  • Snitch also testified against him.
  • Not Guilty.

7. STATE V. JOSH TAYLOR - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Robbery, Aggravated Assault & Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose
  • Facing 20 years in jail
  • Victim Witness testified against him at trial
  • Not Guilty

8. STATE V. JOHNNY TOTTEN - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Possession of Assault Weapons & Machine Gun
  • Facing 15 years including Certain Persons
  • Against Attorney Generals Office
  • Both He and his co-Defendant Not Guilty of all charges

9. STATE V. A. CASTILLO MORONTA - NOT GUILTY

  • 3rd Degree Auto Theft charges
  • Facing 5 years in jail
  • Deportation Issues
  • NOT GUILTY

10. STATE V. R. GUERRERO - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Eluding the Police on a motorcycle
  • The cop stopped the driver and got his license plate correct
  • The cop said he was 100% certain my guy was the driver
  • Facing 10 years in State Prison
  • Not Guilty on ALL charges, including 6 traffic tickets.

11. STATE V. K. WADE - NOT GUILTY

  • Three 2nd Degree Gun Charges
  • Facing 10 years in State Prison, mandatory 5.
  • The guns were under his bed and Police had a legal search warrant.
  • 4 day trial and Not Guilty on all charges

12. STATE V. TYSON RATLIFF - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Gun Charges
  • Facing 15 years in State Prison - Mandatory 8 year minimum.

13. STATE V. ALAN BLACKBURN - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Gun Charges
  • Facing 15 years Prison - Mandatory 8 year minimum.
  • 6 day trial.

14. STATE V. JORGE SABALLA CRUZ - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute; School Zone/Public Park
  • Facing 12 years State Prison
  • We even got him his flat screen TV back the police tried to confiscate.

15. STATE V. BILLY HERNANDEZ - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Aggravates Assault with a Butcher Knife towards his girlfriend. Domestic Violence.
  • Facing 10 years No Early Release Act. (NERA)
  • Got to keep his knife.

16. STATE V. HILBERTO SANTANA - NOT GUILTY

  • 1st Degree Racketeering/Money Laundering. $150,000 Cash in their truck.
  • Facing 15 years.
  • Even after I got a Not Guilty, the Prosecutors office still tired to keep the money. I had to sue them in Civil Forfeiture court and got them their money back!

17. STATE V. LEE CAPERS - NOT GUILTY

  • 1st Degree Armed Robbery
  • Facing 20 years NERA - No Early Release Act.
  • I got the Accuser to curse me out on the stand.

18. STATE V. HOPETON BROWN - NOT GUILTY

  • 1st Degree Armed Robbery
  • Facing 20 years NERA

19. STATE V. ANTHONY BEETE- NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Aggravated Assault Stabbing/ARSON
  • Facing 20 years NERA

20. STATE V. JUAN TORREZ - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Agg. Assault. Stabbing at Bar.
  • Facing 15 years NERA

21. STATE V. NATICA BROWN - NOT GUILTY

  • 3rd Degree Eluding, Hindering, Resisting Arrest, Obstruction of Justice.
  • Facing 15 years in State Prison

22. STATE V. LOUIS OCASIO - P-LUV - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Possession of CDS with Intent to Distrubute/School Zone & Public Park
  • Facing 12 years Prison with Brimage/No Parole Stipulation
  • Wrote a rap song about me.

23. STATE V. STEVE HERMAN - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle
  • Facing 10 years with Parole Stipulation time.

24. STATE V. CODY HYMAN - NOT GUILTY

  • Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute/School Zone
  • Facing 15 years Prison with Parole Stipulation

25. STATE V. ELIJAH HOLLOWAY - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Possession of a Hand Gun for Unlawful Purpose.
  • Facing 10 years in Prison with a 42 month Parole Stipulation

26. STATE V. MITCHER NEWSOME - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute/School Zone
  • Facing 15 years in Prison with 7 year Parole Stip

27. TATE V. JR. REYNOSO CASTRO - NOT GUILTY

  • 1st Degree Drug Manufacturing Facility/ Possession with Intent to Dist.
  • Facing 20 years Prison with 10 year Parole Stipulation or NERA?

28. STATE V. JUAN RUIZ - NOT GUILTY

  • 2nd Degree Aggravated Assault on Police
  • Facing 10 years Prison

29. STATE V. PENA BONILLA - NOT GUILTY

  • 1st Degree Robbery
  • Facing 20 years Prison No Early Release Act.

30. STATE V. JOSH TAYLOR - NOT GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES

  • Verdict August 2016
  • 1st Degree Armed Robbery, Conspiracy, Assault.
  • Facing 20 years in Prison
  • The Victim said he was 100% Positive it was my guy who robbed and beat him.
  • Not Guilty on all Charges!