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Former Hells Angels debt collector, MMA fighter thinks I insulted his girlfriend somehow, Tells me he has guns and is telling everyone in my local bar that he is going to punch me in the face. Screams FU at me when he see me. I think he is unstable. I have no idea what I did to start this. I barely know him or his girlfriend, rarely see her.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have any charges been filed? If so, when is the next court date?

None, but wonder if should be filed?

Lawyer's Assistant: In what state did this occur?

New York, NY, where police won't have much time for this.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

That's all

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Criminal Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 1 month ago
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. You state "where police won't have much time for this." What do you mean? Have you already filed a complaint and the police stated that they will not be investigating? Or what exactly has happened?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I haven't gone to police. I am only stating from hearing that the police are overworked in NYC. Can usually only respond to crime, not much else. If it is suggested I go to police to file a complaint, regardless, than I will. I only know the person's first name however.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Any thoughts on this? Thank you.
Criminal Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 1 month ago

Thanks. Actually, this is not true. The police take threats of violence very seriously. So you may wish to file a criminal police report. Especially since you have MANY WITNESSES in the bar. Even if you only know his first name, the bar may have a video record of him, his CC, etc - enough to find him. The police are very good at finding suspects.

If a criminal complaint is filed, they will talk to him. Worst case scenario that scares him enough to keep away; best case scenario he is charged and the Court enters a restraining order as part of the criminal case.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you for your help.
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