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The defendant, Antonio Prophet, was ...
The defendant, Antonio Prophet, was appealing the sentencing order of the Circuit Court of Berkeley County entered on Sept. 10, 2012, through his attorney Chris Prezioso.
"I was very impressed with the questions asked by the students," Prezioso
"I just want to thank the ...
"I just want to thank the jury for their hard work, and we are disappointed, obviously, with the misdemeanor conviction, but we're extremely happy that she was acquitted of all the felony counts," her attorney, Christopher Prezioso, said.
Games-Neely immediately filed a recidivist information against Nathan Snyder following his
convictions, alleging he
has two prior felony convictions.
Under West Virginia's three strikes rule, he
now could see his
sentence enhanced to life in prison.
No sentencing date has been scheduled in his
The court also heard from Castillo ...
The court also heard from Castillo himself, as well as his attorney, Christopher Prezioso, who filed motions seeking an acquittal and a new trial for his client.
argued that there was no physical or scientific evidence presented at his
client's trial and that the only evidence presented was the victim's testimony.
said no DNA testing was done, nor was there any rape kit examination performed on the victim during the investigation and that his
client was never served the FPO he
was accused of violating.
also argued that the defense was limited in what evidence it was allowed to present to the jury regarding the victim's credibility.
facing a very long prison sentence.
should be granted a new trial, if not acquitted.
needs another day in court to right this evidence's wrongs," Prezioso
Christina Snyder's attorney, ...
Christina Snyder's attorney, Christopher Prezioso, also said the testimony was inconsistent and the evidence was insufficient for a conviction.
That's a not-guilty verdict," Prezioso
Regarding the allegation that Christina Snyder punched one of the victims in the stomach, Prezioso
said, if it did in fact happen, it would not rise to the level of child abuse creating injury, which requires that substantial physical pain or impairment be proven.
It's horrible to abuse any child," Prezioso
said that the allegation, which his
client denies, was not proof of child abuse.
also showed jurors a copy of medical records from when one of the children was taken to the hospital a day before going to police that indicated the child didn't have any lacerations, abrasions, burns or skin lesions.
said nothing in the case made sense and that the state failed to meet its burden to prove his
client guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
"No investigation was done in this case.
West Virginia 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge ...
West Virginia 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge John C. Yoder also granted a motion from Christina Snyder's attorney, Christopher Prezioso, to dismiss count five of her indictment, which accused her of shooting one of the alleged victims, then 14, with a BB gun.