Erie Police Officer Cleared of All Charges

A local Erie, PA police officer faced allegations of rape, simple assault, and other charges involving an altercation with his estranged wife. A jury cleared the man, a Gulf War veteran, following five days of trial. The defense team included David G. Ridge and Tim George. Mr. Ridge, an excellent lawyer and good friend of Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C., gave the opening statement, cross-examined medical experts, and questioned other witnesses. Meanwhile, Erie criminal defense attorney Tim George cross-examined the estranged wife and delivered the closing argument.

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Mr. George and his entire office staff were very kind and helping me through my first ever experience with the law. He was able to get me exactly what he said he would in the outcome of my trial. The entire staff was very informative and kept me up to date on everything. Very pleased with my experience and would most definately recommend him to others.

Allison, July 8, 2017