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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 or[email protected].


(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.

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Matthew Marin

Attorney Matthew T. Marin is a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer with an outstanding track record in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With expertise in DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes, he is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. A "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and a member of the National College for DUI Defense and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Attorney Marin is committed to staying current with the latest legal developments and giving back to his community through pro bono work.


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