Possession of a Controlled Substance

Client entered into diversion program, and case removed from all data bases

Madson Castello was able to get the client into a diversion program. Successful completion of the program allows the client to have this case removed from all data bases, both public and law enforcement.

Possession of Marijuana (on school property)

All record of the arrest removed

Madson Castello obtained a memo agreement and filed paperwork for high school-aged client to have all record of the arrest removed prior to college.

Burglary of a Habitation

Pled case to a lesser charge

While on probation for Burglary of a Habitation, the client was charged with another offense with a punishment range of 15 years-life. Madson Castello pled the case to a lesser-included charge for seven years.

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

"No bill" - Grand Jury did not proceed with the case

Madson Castello lowered the client’s bond, then presented a letter with his defense to the Grand Jury. These efforts resulted in a “no bill,” which means the Grand Jury did not proceed with the case.

Five Counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Case Dismissed

Madson Castello enhanced the surveillance video to show the 19-year-old client was not carrying a gun in the incident. The DA dismissed the case.

Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Punishment range of 25-to-life reduced to 180 days in jail

Madson Castello showed that a link to their client in the criminal transaction was slim to none. Punishment range of 25 years-to-life was reduced to 180 days in jail.

Felony Possession of Marijuana

Negotiated down to drug testing and community service

Madson Castello negotiated up-front drug testing and community service for a Class C ticket.

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Grand Jury did not proceed with the case

Madson Castello used Facebook Live video of the alleged victim to show the Grand Jury that the client acted in self- defense. The Grand Jury decided not to proceed with the case.

Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon (with eyewitness identification)

Case Dismissed

Madson Castelllo used phone records and another robbery with the same MO to show that client was not guilty. The DA dismissed the case.

Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle

Case Dismissed

Madson Castello used side-by-side imagery from the body camera and still photos to show the client was misidentified. Case was dismissed.