nolle pros

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nolle pros

or nol pros (nŏl′ prŏs′)
tr.v. nolle prossed, nolle pros·sing, nolle pros·ses or nol prossed or nol pros·sing or nol pros·ses Law
To drop (charges) against the accused by entering a nolle prosequi in court: The prosecutor nolle prossed the charges.

[Short for nolle prosequi.]
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Verb1.nolle pros - drop prosecution of by entering a nolle prosequi in the court records; "They nolle prossed the charge"
knock off, drop - stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
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Of the 437 cases that were disposed of in 2014, 321, or 73.5 percent, were resolved by guilty pleas; 52, or 11.9 percent, were tried before a jury; nine, or 2.1 percent, were jury-waived trials with a judge serving as the finder of fact; and 55, or 12.5 percent, were either dismissed or nol prossed.
Hector Saez, 56, of 14 Esther St., Worcester, charged with threatening to commit a crime (to murder), nol prossed. A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.
Joel Rosario, 24, of 246 Millbury St., Worcester, charged with trafficking in heroin/morphine/ opium, nol prossed. A nol pros or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.
Robert Berrios, 25, of 7 Mott St., Worcester, charged with trespassing, found responsible, filed; possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, improperly storing a firearm, conspiracy to violate a drug law, possession of a firearm without a firearm ID card, possession of ammunition without a firearm ID card, and possession of heroin with intent to distribute, nol prossed. A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.
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Michael Radzik, 28, of 3 East St., North Grafton, charged with assault with a dangerous weapon (shoe), threatening to commit a crime (to murder), and violation of an abuse prevention order, nol prossed. A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.
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Russell, 39, of 21 Old Cart Road, Auburn, charged with assault and battery on a family/household member and intimidation of a witness/juror/police officer/court official, nol prossed. A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.
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Oliver Kiboro, 20, of 66 Crest Circle, Worcester, charged with assault and battery, nol prossed. A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.
Craig Warren, 29, of 5 Bryon St., Worcester, charged with assault and battery, charge nol prossed; assault with dangerous weapon (firearm), charge nol prossed; intimidating a witness/juror/police/court official, charge nol prossed.
Two counts of distribution of a class B substance were nol prossed. A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.