False Accusation Case Study
A police officer assigned to a special narcotics investigations unit was accused of sexual abuse by a woman who was stopped and searched for drugs during a traffic stop. The allegation resulted in widespread media coverage. DerOhannesian & DerOhannesian represented the accused and conducted its own private investigation helping to demonstrate the falsity of the allegation. Eventually the officer was not charged and the accuser indicted and convicted of making false statements about the sexual abuse.