Not Guilty in Attempted Robbery
According to police, the daughter of the victim of an attempted purse snatching identified the Defendant in a photographic line up of being the perpetrator. The Jury agreed the identification was not as strong as the police believed and agreed the Defendant's "confession" was not as clear as the police believed. After trial, they acquitted Defendant.
Rachelle S. Ferraro, originally from New Jersey, is the daughter of an Italian immigrant. She obtained her college degree in Political Science with a concentration in Constitutional Law at Wellesley College in Massachusetts and her Juris Doctor at the University of Arizona before settling down in Phoenix. She has practiced criminal defense since 1998 and is certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.