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Gang Involvement Changes The Rules
If you are being charged with a crime and the United States Attorney or State Prosecutor connects that crime to gang activity, you are about to face serious additional charges. If you are being accused of a gang-related crime or believe that you will be charged with one, you should not wait; call an experienced attorney right away. Gang-related crimes come with extreme punishment. The right attorney can make all the difference for you and your future.
I am attorney John McManus. My practice provides criminal defense services to individuals in and around Metropolitan Detroit, including Detroit, Pontiac, Mt. Clemens, and all the smaller cities, towns and municipalities in the area. As your attorney, I can create an innovative and highly effective defense. I can help you minimize the chance that you will be convicted, and I can help reduce the consequences if you are.
How Michigan Manages Gang-Related Criminal Activity
I litigated, as one of only two defendants to go to trial, the famous case of the Black Mafia Family. That particular charged enterprise shuttled controlled substances and sealed and hidden money from Mexico through Los Angeles, and to Detroit and other major cities. The case gained national notoriety due to its vast distribution ring and the involvement of the rap music industry and established individuals like Jacob the Jeweler, provider of very expensive jewelry to many rap stars. The trial lasted five weeks and had in excess of 50 witnesses in total, including government agents, experts, co-defendants and lay people.
I have also litigated other gang/enterprise cases including: Seven Mile Bloods; Related Through Money; A1K, Six Mile Chedda; Highwaymen; and, Devils Diciples. In all these cases the government charged hundreds of defendants, highly placed and low in involvement, under the R.I.C.O. statutes, and sought lengthy prison terms, and even some death penalty-eligible defendants. No one similarly charged, and defended by me, have been subjected to this most final punishment.
If you are charged in a similar case, or with mail, wire, tax or Medicare fraud, public corruption, drug or gun allegations, theft or computer crimes, your case demands a lawyer with the experience, savvy and ability to go toe-to-toe against the government machine on your behalf. Start working with me today.
Work With A Highly Regarded Criminal Defense Attorney
My clients get high-quality legal services. I treat everyone who walks into The McManus Firm, with dignity and respect. I have about 30 years of courtroom experience. This experience and approach to the law are important parts of my success. I know this time is stressful and that you have a lot on the line. Call me today at 248-268-8989 and tell me your story.