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Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer Matthew T. Marin Announces the DISMISSAL of Possession of Crack Cocaine Drug Charges

Posted by Matthew Marin | Feb 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a recent victory for a client facing the charge of possession of crack cocaine brought by a local police department. If you need assistance or are facing a Rhode Island Drug Charge or other criminal charges, contact Attorney Matthew T. Marin at 401-228-8271 or mm@matthewtmarin.com.

CHARGE: Possession of Crack Cocaine
POLICE REPORT: Client was stopped by the police during a routine traffic stop. As the Officer approached the driver's side window, he noticed a "knotted corner baggie" containing what he described as a "solid white powder" believed to be crack cocaine on the Client's lap. Client then grabbed the object, placed it in his mouth, and swallowed the object. The Officer then grabbed the Client and ordered him to spit the object out. The Client refused to spit the object out and repeatedly denied denied having any knowledge or narcotic possession. Client was then arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine.
RESULT: CHARGE DISMISSED BY JUDGE AFTER ARGUMENT ON A DEFENSE MOTION TO DISMISS FOR LACK OF PROBABLE CAUSE

For More Information About Our Rhode Island Drug Defense Lawyers Visit Our Website at:http://www.matthewtmarin.com/

About the Author

Matthew Marin

My name is Attorney Matthew Marin. I have dedicated my career to defending those charged with criminal offenses throughout Rhode Island. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a criminal offense, we understand that are likely in an unfamiliar situation that can be extremely intimidating and even paralyzing. You may feel as if you do not know where to turn or who to ask for help. Fortunately, you have come to the right place to begin your search for answers and a successful resolution to your situation. We have extensive experience assisting thousands of clients facing drunk driving charges, domestic violence charges, and drug charges throughout Rhode Island.

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