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Rhode Island Drug Lawyer Matthew Marin Announces the DISMISSAL Of Simple Possession of Marijuana and Transportation of Alcohol by a Minor Charges

Posted by Matthew Marin | Apr 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a recent victory for a client facing the charges of simple possession of marijuana (first offense) and transportation of alcohol by a minor 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 ormm@matthewtmarin.com.

CHARGE:

(1) POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA (FIRST OFFENSE)
(2) TRANSPORTATION OF ALCOHOL BY A MINOR
(3) SPEEDING (21 mph Over the Limit)
POLICE REPORT: A local police officer was posted on a stationary traffic radar post when the Client's vehicle approached at a high rate of speed measured by radar at 71 mph in a 50 mph zone. The vehicle was stopped and as the Officer approached he noticed small objects being thrown from the passengers side of the vehicle. At the window, the Officer could detect a strong odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. All occupants were removed from the vehicle and a subsequent search of the vehicle the Officer located marijuana, a bowl with marijuana residue, beer and a bottle of vodka. The Client, who was operating the vehicle, was arrested and charged with simple possession of marijuana and transportation of alcohol by a minor.
RESULT: ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

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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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