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Steven Kenneth Bell

Steven Kenneth Bell

Criminal Defense Lawyer
Meltzer & Bell, P.A.
West Palm Beach, FL

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Case Results of Steven Kenneth Bell

Dropped Charges
4th DUI Crash and Leaving the Scene of an Accident
After drinking by the pool, our client was involved in an accident in her neighborhood with another vehicle. She walked away from the crash and went to sleep on her couch in her apartment. The victim of the crash saw this and called the cops. The officers ultimately arrested our client for DUI crash and Leaving the scene. This was her 4th arrest. She was charged with Felony DUI. Our firm, after being retained, immediately contacted the Felony DUI unit at the office of the State Attorney. After lengthy negotiations, the charges were reduced to a misdemeanor and a deal was worked out combining treatment and house arrest. Our client did not serve time in jail and did not become a convicted felon

DUI Dismissed
Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia
The Defendant was seen coming out of a 7-11 at a high speed. The car went through a stop sign and began accelerating. The officer pulled behind the car while it went well over the 30 mph speed limit The vehicle maintained a low speed an made a right where it was stopped. The officer noticed signs of impairment and observed a marijuana pipe behind the driver with .2 grams of marijuana residue. The officers pulled the Defendant out of the car where he was asked to perform roadsides. After agreeing to perform roadsides, our client moved back towards his car to call his wife to let her know where he was. Our client could be seen on video talking and explaining why he was moving towards his car. At that point, the officers pulled out their guns and aimed them at our client.

Never Filed
Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon
The Defendant was in an argument with his girlfriend in the driveway while he was in his car. Upon the argument escalating, he backed his vehicle up over her foot and injured her. He allegedly saw her jumping up and down in paid and then fled the scene. He was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery when the alleged victim said he did it on purpose.

Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Grand Theft of a Firearm
The Defendant was arrested and charged after officers searched his home via a search warrant and found stolen guns and firearms in his attack. The guns were stolen in a burglary prior to the search. The co-defendant was charged with the burglary and our client confessed to knowing they were stolen and that he helped put the guns in the attack.

No Jail
Violation of Probation (Burglary and Petit Theft)
The Defendant was placed on probation for Burglary. After completing all of his conditions, but just prior to his early termination date, he was charged with Knowingly Driving on a Suspended License. His probation was violated and a warrant was issued for his arrest for him to be held without a bond. Meltzer & Bell, P.A. was retained and immediately contacted the office of the state attorney on the matters.