The National Registry of Exonerations recently published an article on the acquittal Dan Herrington obtained in a federal criminal case some years ago. The case involved three jury trials. Mr. Herrington handled the final trial resulting in an acquittal.

By October 17, 2014September 30th, 2019Client Results

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Posted 8/24/2014

MELVIN MONTGOMERY

On October 25, 1994, 31-year-old Melvin Montgomery traveled by train from Los Angeles, California to Memphis, Tennessee with Sir Lancelot Barnes, the brother of his long-time friend Johnnie Barnes.

Because Montgomery and Sir Lancelot were traveling from a source city for cocaine on one-way tickets purchased at the last minute through a travel agency, a detective who was monitoring such travel flagged their trip as suspicious, and suggestive of drug courier activity.

To read more about Mr. Montgomery’s exoneration, click here.