In a San Joaquin County trial that lasted months, a jury needed less than two days to find a father not guilty on all five charges that he had beaten his son to death. Attorneys Peter and Carin Johnson of the Law Offices of Johnson & Johnson in Walnut Creek successfully defended the father from the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s charges of child abuse.
A father accused of beating his two year old son to death in Stockton was found not guilty November 27 on all five counts, including child abuse resulting in death, by a jury in the San Joaquin Superior Court. Peter and Carin Johnson of The Law Offices of Johnson & Johnson in Walnut Creek, California represented the father, Mr. Tushambi Evans, during a grueling three-month trial that began in September 2013, and saw testimony from 30 witnesses.
The jury heard sworn testimony during the months-long prosecution that law enforcement only considered the mother’s unreliable statements, as well as an admission that the San Joaquin County Medical examiner had failed to review the child’s medical history in reaching a faulty conclusion the father had somehow caused the injuries to Tushambi Evans, Jr., aged 2…Read More