It appears that Plaxico Burress has not reached a disposition with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in connection with the his gun possession arrest and charge of Criminal Possession of a Weapon. The matter is being adjourned until September when Burress returns to 100 Centre Street on Monday. If convicted, Burress would face a minimum of 3.5 years in state prison and a maximum of 15 years. However, it is clear that the parties are working on a deal that would avoid any sentence similar to that.
The former prosecutors at Crotty Saland PC know that Criminal Possession of a Weapon as it relates to guns and other firearms is a very serious offense. Fortunately, our clients have benefited from our experience in law enforcement and as criminal defense attorneys. If you are charged with an offense related to possession of a weapon it is critical to retain criminal counsel that will not only fight to protect your rights and freedom, but your integrity and livelihood.
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