A Criminal Investigation is conducted on behalf of a defendant who has been charged by the government with a crime. Private Investigators are key members of a criminal defense team.

Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations will evaluate evidence, police investigative procedures and forensic testing. We will visit the crime scene, take photographs and prepare diagrams, interview witnesses and search for undiscovered evidence and new witnesses. Omissions and errors made by the police and detected by Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations can be used to construct a theory of the case that exonerates the defendant or reduces the severity of the prosecution’s charges.

Homicide Investigations require experienced investigators. Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations has many years of experience conducting Homicide Investigations for Defendants. From Capital Cases in which defendants are charged with the death penalty, to manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter cases, Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations has effectively assisted defendants throughout the State of California and the Central Valley of California.

Robbery, Burglary, Grand Theft, Petty Theft is the taking of someone’s property directly-face to face. Armed robbery involves the use of a weapon and can result in additional severe penalties. Burglary is entering onto someone’s property, home or vehicle with the intent to commit any theft or any other felony. If convicted of burglary, one faces the possibility of state prison. Grand Theft and Petty Theft is the unlawful acquirement of someone else’s property, with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of his/her property. “Shoplifting” is considered Petty Theft and if convicted one can serve jail time, fines and probation. Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations has successfully assisted many defendants charged with these crimes throughout the State of California and the Central Valley of California. If you are charged with any of these crimes, you will need the help of powerful, experienced investigators as part of your defense team. Punishment for conviction of any of these criminal charges can be severe, and the qualified, experienced investigators of Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations will treat your case as top priority. Nothing is more important to our agency that assisting in preserving and protecting your freedom.

Sex Crimes and Child Abuse can be some of the most serious and difficult crimes to defend. Defendants charged with these crimes can face stiff prison sentences and life-time registration as a Sex Offender. Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations has heard every kind of rape charge, molestation charge, lewd conduct charge and sex crime story you can think of. We listen to you carefully and evaluate your situation for your defense. We understand that false allegations of child abuse and sex crimes do occur, and if a complaining witness is making allegations against you, we will investigate their emotional and behavioral problems, psychological issues, criminal records, drug use, history of false allegations an all relevant facts that can be used in your defense. We are experienced investigators who have conducted numerous defense investigations involving all types of sex crimes within the Central Valley of California and throughout the State of California. Our agency has no problem facing aggressive prosecutors and detectives, and we always treat our clients respectfully.

In most cases of Domestic Violence, a husband and wife, or boyfriend and girlfriend or two relatives get into a heated argument and when the police arrive, the complaining witness makes a damaging statement that results in the other’s arrest. The complaining witness is usually emotional when speaking to the police and exaggerates their statement. As time passes, the complaining witness calms down and usually they wish to reconcile with the defendant. Unfortunately, once the police and prosecutors become involved, it becomes irrelevant that that complaining witnesses no longer wishes to proceed with criminal action and the prosecution continues, with the defendant facing jail or even state prison time if convicted. That is why it is important to hire Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations immediately, to conduct an investigation to re-interview the complaining witness, contact and interview all other witnesses to formulate a good defense. If you are charged with domestic violence anywhere within the States of California or the Central Valley of California call us now so we can initiate a successful investigation and bring forth a suitable outcome for you.

Invoking California’s Gang Enhancement law is a technique used by the prosecution to up the ante on any crime. An allegation of involvement in a criminal street gang can transform a simple misdemeanor charge into a felony crime with the possibility of prison time. Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations will work to see that those who have been accused of gang-related crimes receive justice. If you have been charged with any gang-related crime within the State of California or the Central Valley of California, you can rely on us to conduct an aggressive investigation and assist in your defense to protect your rights and your freedom.

Crime Scene Reconstruction looks at the physical evidence and attempts to determine “What happened?” and “How did it happen?” It is important to keep in mind only those directing involved in a crime know for sure what happened and why, and they may be unable or unwilling to say. Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations can assist your criminal defense by evaluating and reconstructing the crime scene. Until you know what happened, and how it happened (at least as much as possible), you have no basis for attempting to determine “why” and “who”, which could be an important part of your criminal defense.

As experienced investigators we can further assist your defense team in Trial Preparation for your case. Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations can successfully assist in organizing the results of our investigation so it can be used at trial to defend your case. Effective document control, computerized evidence presentations, photography, video, preparing your witnesses, assisting with juror questionnaires and juror selection is just some of the areas where our vast investigative experience can benefit your defense.

Gary L. Ermoian, Investigations employ court certified experts in many areas of criminal defense. Even though you may not find a specific criminal charge listed above, these are just a sample of areas in which we are experienced.

If you are charged with any criminal case within the State of California, or if you just have a question about any criminal defense investigation, please call us now. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you.