In April of 2016, Ashton Pullium-Jones was involved in a shootout in downtown Erie, PA. He faced up to 17 years in state prison.
"Police said they recovered 44 shell casings at the crime scene, which spanned two square blocks. Ballistics testing matched 25 9 mm casings from the scene to a Glock 17, from which Pullium-Jones’ fingerprints were recovered, police said."
Attorney Leonard Ambrose "asked for a minimum sentence of three years or less.
Erie County District Attorney Jack Daneri pushed back, calling Pullium-Jones “a scourge” in the community.
Daneri said Pullium-Jones is a member of “one of the gangs that we know exist in this city,” Four Nation. La...
On March 22nd, 2017, Attorney Ambrose will be speaking in Erie, PA on the Bayfront to a crowded room of local lawyers. He hopes to inspire some of them to expend a little more mental perspiration in their efforts to defend the helpless in criminal court.
In furtherance of that goal, he will be lecturing on the importance of cross-examination and the necessity of an extensive investigation of your adversary on the stand. Specifically, he will be touching on the use of Penn. Rule of Evidence 608(b) and how to use it similarly to Fed. Rule of Evidence 608 (b) in the destruction of witness credibility. Attorney Ambrose's personal cross-examination tra...