yes he was
I assume you have an attorney, whether a public defender or a private attorney. Either way, your attorney should be able to use this information to significantly improve your outcome. As a habit, I routinely check the news for local police officers that are being investigated, have been fired or arrested. I then check my open files to see if any of those officers are involved in my cases. If so, I then contact the prosecutor to make sure he is aware of the development as well. Assuming the officer in question was important to the prosecutor's case, he will nearly always be forced to reduce or dismiss the charges. Based on your statements here, I would suggest that this could happen for you as well.
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sorry about that the reason why i am asking because my defender retired when my case was still going and the officer has been firer i yet have not heard anything i have been arrest since then for driving without d.l. so i have been book in and fingure printed but when you look at my name under the court search it said failure to appear benchwarrant so i call my bondman he said no he does not have me down as that i did not show now the officer firer i havent heard anything and i really do not know what to do i am a single parrent and i really dont need this just coming at me all of a sudden because i would have never miss court and i know how dirty cherokee county is i believe the whole county under evestigation if not misunderstood i just really want to know what ground can i stand on by law to get my case drop
If your assigned public defender retired, another public defender should have been appointed. This attorney can just as easily handle the matter for you. As you may know, public defenders are overworked and underpaid, meaning it often takes them longer than you might hope to address any particular issue. If you haven't been able to speak with your attorney just yet, be patient and try again....you'll get through eventually.
As to "what ground (you) can stand on by law to get (your) case drop", there is no specific "law" to address this situation. Instead, as your initial post suggested, it is just a matter of credibility. If the arresting officer was fired for similar allegations, then the prosecutor's case is seriously harmed as he knows that his star witness will not be considered credible by the jury and you would be acquitted.
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