The Law Offices of Kerry L. Armstrong, APLC is pleased to announce that
our firm has provided yet another favorable case result for a client.
Earlier this month,
Attorney Kerrry Armstrong secured an acquittal for a former Dehesa Elementary School accused of
molesting several of his students more than 10 years ago.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports, Robert Noel Anderson, 59, stood accused of inappropriately touching several
of this former fourth and sixth grade students at El Cajon school, all
now young women. According to the accusers, Anderson would occasionally
allow them to sit on his lap and, during more subdued moments of class,
would touch them.
There were 12 counts of molestation in all. The jury found Anderson not
guilty on one count, but failed to reach a consensus on another 11 counts,
even after eight days of deliberation. The judge has declared a mistrial
on these remaining charges.
The Future of the Case
Attorney Armstrong and Prosecutor Chantal de Mauregne will return to court
next month to discuss the future of the case. The state will also declare
whether or not to retry the case. In the meantime, Anderson remains in
county jail in lieu of $800,000 bail.
Key to retrieving the acquittal in this case was Attorney Armstrong's
assertion of some of the implausibility of the allegations. Chiefly: how
was this regular touching going on in the presence of so many other students
and still going unnoticed? Prosecutor de Mauregne had tried to highlight
the consistent nature of the accusers' testimonies, but the state's
case was nonetheless hampered by details that had "faded from their
We congratulate Attorney Armstrong on yet another successful case result
on behalf of his client and are certain that Mr. Anderson's case will
only continue to benefit from the same diligence and prowess Attorney
Armstrong has already demonstrated.
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