Case Results

  • Not Guilty
    Homicide by Child Abuse
    Truslow represented a father wrongly accused in the death of his child in a highly publicized trial. The State prosecutors called numerous witnesses, including medical expert witnesses. Following the trial of the case, the jury returned verdicts of ...
  • Not Guilty
    Armed Robbery
    Truslow represented a young man indicted for Armed Robbery, Burglary 1st Degree, Kidnapping (2 counts), Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Violent Offense, and Assault & Battery 1st Degree. Following a four-day jury trial, the defendant was ...
  • Not Guilty
    Trafficking Cocaine
    Truslow represented a client charged with Trafficking Cocaine (more than 400 grams), and thereby facing at trial, Truslow pursued a novel defense of Sentencing Entrapment. Following a four-day trial the jury did not convict the client.
  • Not Guilty
    Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature
    Truslow represented a client wrongly accused of Criminal Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature. The client was facing a maximum possible sentence of 10 years in prison . Following the trial of the case, the jury returned a verdict of Not ...
  • Not Guilty on 4 of the Armed Robberies
    Federal Court Trial – Armed Robbery
    Truslow represented a client in a federal court trial involving a 10-count indictment pursuant to the Hobbs Act . The indictments alleged 5 Armed Robberies over a period of 2 months. T he client faced a sentence well in excess of 100 years if ...
  • Not Guilty
    Felony Driving Under the Influence (FDUI) With Death Resulting
    Truslow represented a woman charged with felony DUI with death resulting, and two counts of felony DUI with great bodily injury. The allegations were that the client, who was driving on the wrong side of the road, was under the influence of alcohol, ...
  • Not Guilty
    Murder
    Truslow r epresented a young man charged with the offense of Murder. Following a five-day jury trial and 15 state witnesses, Truslow obtained a verdict of Not Guilty.
  • Suspended Sentence. No Jail Time.
    Felony Driving Under the Influence (FDUI) With Death Resulting
    The client was charged with felony driving under the influence (FDUI) with death resulting. Truslow investigated the case, and built the strongest defense possible with the evidence involved. Additionally, Truslow compiled strong mitigation evidence. ...
  • Not Guilty / 1 Year Probation
    Insurance Fraud
    Truslow represented a client indicted for Insurance Fraud by the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office. The client was facing a potential sentence of 8 years and restitution in excess of $20,000 . Following a lengthy trial, the jury returned a ...
  • Not Guilty
    Harassment, Second Degree
    Truslow represented an individual charged with the offense of Harassment 2nd Degree. Following a jury trial, Truslow obtained a verdict of Not Guilty.
  • Reversed Conviction
    Possession of Cocaine
    Truslow appealed the conviction of a client sentenced to 5 years in prison for felony drug possession . Truslow argued to the South Carolina Court of Appeals that the arresting officer lacked probable cause to initiate the traffic stop of the client ...
  • Removed From the Sex Offender Registry
    Sex Offender Registry
    Truslow represented an individual required to register as a sex offender for life as a result of a 1979 conviction for Indecent Exposure. The conviction was based upon the client being caught “skinny dipping” at the age of 19 . In 1994, under South ...
  • Reversed Conviction
    Possession of Firearm
    Truslow represented a client convicted of a Municipal Court gun possession offense. Truslow appealed the conviction, arguing that the Municipal Ordinance was unconstitutional . The Appellate Court agreed, and reversed the conviction.
  • Driving Privileges Restored
    DUI Administrative Suspension
    Truslow successfully appealed license revocation for refusing to provide a breath sample for a DUI arrest to the S.C. Court of Appeals . The lower court opinion was reversed, and the client’s driving privileges were restored.
  • Reversed Conviction
    Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
    Truslow represented a client convicted of Driving Under the Influence. Truslow appealed the conviction, trying that the case should have been dismissed as a result of an incomplete videotape required to be produced in Driving Under the Influence ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Drug Trafficking
    Prior to jury trial on the charges of trafficking cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, narcotic pain medication and illegal mushrooms, Truslow argued a motion to suppress all evidence based upon an illegal search pursuant to the 4th Amendment . The trial ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Murder
    Truslow represented an individual charged with murde r. Following a hotly litigated preliminary hearing, the judge found no probable cause existed and the charge of murder was dismissed.
  • Case Dismissed
    Felony Drug Possession
    Truslow represented a client charged with felony drug possession. The client was detained by security officers at a local establishment, and subsequently searched by law enforcement. Following the litigation of the motion to suppress the drug ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Assault With Intent to Kill
    Truslow represented a client charged with Accessory Before the Fact of Assault with Intent to Kill . The charge was based upon a shooting in Myrtle Beach. Following the Preliminary Hearing held in the case, the case was dismissed.
  • Case Dismissed
    Driving Under the Influence
    Truslow represented a client charged with Driving Under the Influence. Truslow filed and argued a motion to dismiss based upon an incomplete videotape required by law . The Presiding Judge granted the motion and dismissed the case.
  • Not Guilty
    Public Official in a Criminal Property Tax Case
    Truslow represented a Public Official in a criminal property tax case. Following the State’s presentation of evidence, the Presiding Judge granted Truslow’s motion for a directed verdict of Not Guilty.
  • Dismissed
    Possession With Intent to Distribute Narcotics (PWID), Third Offense
    Truslow represented a young man accused with PWID Crack Cocaine, PWID Heroin, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Mistrial based on a Hung Jury and subsequently dismissed.
  • Case Dismissed
    Driving Under the Influence
    Truslow represented an individual charged with Driving Under the Influence and registering a .19 breath alcohol content. Truslow filed and argued a motion to dismiss based upon the unreliability of an anonymous tip as probable cause to initiate a ...