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Criminal Defense

How We Can Help

Packard Law Office has experience in  representing those charged with a multitude of offenses in courts in Central and Western Massachusetts.


  • Assault Offenses
  • Conspiracy
  • Domestic Violence Offenses
  • Drugs or Narcotics Offenses
  • Firearms and Weapons Offenses
  • Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • Theft Offenses
  • Probation Violation Hearings

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Case Results

Unarmed Robbery/Assault & Battery: Not Guilty

  • Police were dispatched to a convenience store for the report that an individual was assaulted and money stolen by the defendant. The case was eventually amended down and taken to trial. Attorney Packard successfully obtained Not Guilty verdicts on both counts.


Possession to Distribute Class A Drug: Motion to Dismiss Allowed

  • Police were present in a building conducting a property check after executing a search warrant next door. Officers located a large quantity of packaged narcotics. Officers were subsequently allowed entry to one of the apartments and were authorized to search the apartment. A young man in the apartment was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class A Drug. Attorney Packard filed a Motion to Dismiss the charge. After oral arguments the Court dismissed the case.


Tampering with a Fire Call Box & Defacing Property: Dismissed

  • Officers were dispatched to a hotel for complaints relating to a particular room. Officers were allowed entry into the room by hotel management. Various items were discovered in the hotel room including a tampered with smoke detector. Two other men were present in the hotel room. The young man was arraigned based on having rented the room under his name. Attorney Packard immediately set the matter for a Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Suppress. The Commonwealth dismissed the case on the motion date.


Negligent Operation: Motion to Dismiss Allowed

  • A young woman was charged with Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle. She had experienced a medical situation while driving which resulted in a two vehicle accident. The woman was charged based on statements regarding her history of the medical situation. Attorney Packard set the matter for a Motion to Dismiss. After oral arguments the Court dismissed the woman's case.


Possession Class B Drug & License Matter: Dismissed

  • Police were conducting surveillance and observed a vehicle stop briefly at a building under surveillance. The vehicle was subsequently stopped for an expired inspection sticker. The man was removed from the vehicle. One of the officers searched in the band of the man's baseball cap. Based on items found within the hat the man was arrested. Attorney Packard quickly set the matter for a Motion to Suppress. The Commonwealth dismissed the case on the motion date.


Possession Class A & B Drug: Dismissed

  • A young man was stopped and arrested by police and charged with Possession of a Class A Drug, Possession of a Class B Drug, and Trespassing.  Attorney Packard appeared with the man for several pretrial conferences and successfully persuaded the prosecutor to dismiss the case.


Disorderly Conduct & Resisting Arrest: Civil Fine

  • Officers were dispatched to a hospital for a disturbance. During the call officers encountered a young man who became verbally abusive. When attempting to arrest the young man officers encountered resistance and were forced to utilize an arm bar takedown to arrest the young man.  Attorney Packard appeared with the young man for several pretrial conferences and successfully persuaded the prosecutor to dismiss one charge and convert the second into a civil offense only requiring a fine.