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i took last depo of alledged vic a few days ago and i showed her the arrest report and as sked her why she told the cop that u got my tag and discription night of incident and didnt report it untill 17 days later.....she said she didnt that the cop is lieing got all dramatic and said she swears she didnt the whole 9......so if she says one thing and the police another who IN THE END is responsible?...the cop lieing or the girl both have the ability to point the finger when push comes to shove and i so very much wanna SHOVE...i filed for motion to dismiss on those grounds that vic said cop was lieing and will hear it end of month....is there any options other than motion to dismiss?
As a Florida criminal defense attorney, I would suggest that this is a great issue for any courtroom presentation, including any hearings or even a trial. If you have a key witness for the state testifying that the police officer is lying about this issue, then you can easily make the argument that the officer cannot be trusted about anything.
To do this, you would need to have the witness testify in court according to how she testified in the deposition. Once that testimony is in evidence, you can then argue that 1) it is clear that the officer lied about this issue and, as such, 2) he cannot be believed as to anything else that may be in dispute.
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