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Man freed and murder charge dismissed after 19 months An innocent young man was    released from Rikers Island and his murder charges were dismissed after a long battle with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office.  Aggressive representation and extensive investigation led to a just result.  Case was reported by all New York area television stations with exclusive interviews and investigations conducted by WCBS and WABC news.  Also resulted in front page cover story by Newsday. see http://www.newsday.com/news/wronged-queens-man-freed-after-19-months-1.305310 and also see http://www.newsday.com/news/in-rikers-jail-cell-sustained-by-faith-1.305329

also see http://www.timesledger.com/stories/2000/20/20000518-archive3.html

Suppression of almost 1 kilo of cocaine granted by Supreme Court Judge where police officer testimony found not credible  - Deron Castro, Esq. vigorously cross examined the police officers regarding their version of the circumstances surrounding arrest and judge agreed that the search of the car was illegal.  see www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2005/2005_25314.htm

The above case was also published in the New York Law Journal with a front page headline.

BROOKLYN MAN FOUND NOT GUILTY OF ALL CHARGES IN HIGH PROFILE ASSAULT CASE!     Trial juror tells NY Post "Defense attorney Deron Castro killed the witnesses with his cross examination."  March 28, 2011 - Brooklyn Supreme Court - Client accused of beating 65 year old in head with wooden stick causing brain injury and requiring medically induced coma.  Defense attorney Deron Castro attacked the story being told by the witnesses and argued that the client was indeed the victim of a brutal gay bashing.   Although client faced a prison sentence of 25 years and was held on an immigration warrant, he was cleared of charges and released by immigration authorities within a few days. 

See http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/man_charged_in_brooklyn_beating_3cR193ixSkD6kztmZgE1aK

See  http://brooklyn.ny1.com/content/top_stories/136464/brooklyn-man-cleared-in-attack-faces-deportation

See http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/man_charged_bias_assault_says_attack_m17gH2EiJ483z9SwUCZG8K

See http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-03-16/local/29172454_1_anti-gay-remarks-assault-charges-gay-bash

See http://www.telemundo47.com/video/27364263/detail.html

See http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2010/04/07/2010-04-07_dont_deport_my_son_says_ma_of_hate_crime_vic.html

GUN CHARGES DISMISSED AGAINST CLIENT AFTER SUCCESFUL APPEAL   April 26, 2011 - Queens Supreme Court - An appeals court in Brooklyn overturned gun convictions against a Queens man after deciding that police engaged in illegal police conduct. 

See http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2011/2011_03639.htm

 

The fight to free Ricardo Muniz, the true victim of a hate crime, continues.  see http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2010/04/07/2010-04-07_dont_deport_my_son_says_ma_of_hate_crime_vic.html

Bail reduced for defendant by Appellate Division We will fight to reduce a defendant's bail by taking advantage of every legal option available.  Here, after two Supreme Court judges denied a bail reduction, we took the case to an appeals court and were successful.  See http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2010/2010_10033.htm

Numerous other cases handled by Deron Castro have been the subject of television, radio and newspaper coverage:

           see http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/ma-charged-beau-slay-article-1.599858 

           see http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/16/nyregion/16murder.html 

           see http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2008/01/05/2008-01-05_queens_teen_arrested_for_shooting_kid.html

           see http://www.foxnews.com/printer_friendly_wires/2007Jul03/0,4675,BikerFatal,00.html

           see http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2008/03/05/2008-03-05_pleads_guilty_to_dwi_manslaughter_in_pol.html

           see http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-03-05-1027316320_x.htm

           see http://www.1010wins.com/pages/1772004.php?

           see http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/jfk_fish_rap_VoshJ71WxFEpgdhaer4TnJ

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