Recent Case Results

Mr. Cornwell’s goal is to get the best possible result for you, whether that means an acquittal, dismissal, or successfully negotiated agreement.  Be advised that every case is different and, although we cannot guarantee any particular outcome to your case, here are some examples of Mr. Cornwell’s work in the courtroom:

State Court

Case Name: State v. M.G.

Charges:  Second Degree DWI

Outcome:  REDUCED TO 3RD DEGREE/CAR RETURNED

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Case Name:  D.B. v. $4,240.00 in U.S. Currency

Charges:  Forfeiture Matter

Outcome:  PREVAIL ON FORFEITURE – MONEY RETURNED

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Case Name:  State v. T.B.

Charges:  5th Degree Possession of Controlled Substance

Outcome:  UNLAWFUL SEARCH – CHARGE DISMISSED

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Case Name:  State v. J.M.

Charges:  3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Outcome:  DISMISSED

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Case Name:   State v. R.G.  

Charges: Attempted Murder

Outcome: NOT GUILTY

Case Name: State v. P.N.  

Charges: 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Outcome: DISMISSED

Case Name: State v. G.N.

Charges: 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Outcome: DISMISSED

Case Name: State v. J.W.

Charges: 2nd Degree Assault

Outcome: DISMISSED

Case Name: State v. T.H.

Charges: 1st Degree DWI

Outcome: REDUCED to Gross Misdemeanor DWI, credit for time served

Case Name: State v. C.R.

Chares: 5th Degree Possession of Controlled Substance

Outcome: DISMISSED

Case Name: State v. E.P.

Charges: Felony Domestic Assault

Outcome: NOT GUILTY

Case Name: State v. D.W.

Charges: Threats of Violence/Reckless Discharge of a Firearm

Outcome: NOT GUILTY

Case Name: State v. R.W.

Charges: Felony Domestic Assault

Outcome: NOT GUILTY

Case Name: State v. K.E.

Charges: Felony Domestic Assault

Outcome: NOT GUILTY

Case Name: State v. G.T.

Charges: 3rd Degree Possession of Controlled Substance

Outcome: REDUCED to petty misdemeanor receiving stolen property

Federal Court (District of Minnesota)

Case Name: U.S. v. J.R.

Charges: Theft of Mail

Outcome: 3 years of probation

Case Name: U.S. v. D.M.

Charges: Theft of Mail

Outcome: 3 years of probation

Case Name: U.S. v. T.W.

Charges: Wire Fraud

Outcome: 3 years of probation

Case Name: U.S. v. M.R.

Charges: Theft of Public Money

Outcome: 3 years of probation

Case Name: U.S. v. M.B.

Charges: Distribution of Child Pornography

Outcome: Downward variance to 68-month sentence with 210-240 month guideline recommendation

Case Name: U.S. v. D.R.

Charges: Felon in Possession of Firearm

Outcome: On appeal to 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, a sentence of 188 months imposed under the Armed Career Criminal Act vacated and reduced to 51 months