We have all seen it on television, where a crime is committed and the suspects throw a gun or knife off a bridge into the ocean or a river. It is portrayed as a characteristic of a prudent criminal to frustrate solving the crime. This certainly would be so if the police were to pull over the car a minute or two later, but what about when someone is documented (in a police report, i.e.) to have a piece of evidence and then destroys it or damages it. This office has seen this happen several times. Click on the following link to read about the consequences.