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Rhode Island Drug Lawyer Matthew T. Marin Announces A Major Case Victory for a Medical Marijuana Client Facing Felony Drug Charges

Posted by Matthew Marin | Dec 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a successful resolution for a Medical Marijuana client facing possession with intent to deliver marijuana charges. If you need assistance or are facing Rhode Island marijuana charges or other Rhode Island drug charges, contact Attorney Matthew T. Marin at 401-228-8271 or [email protected].

(1) Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana (felony)
(2) Driving in Possession of Marijuana
POLICE REPORT: The Client was driving with his brother and a friend when he took a right hand turn through a green light without using a turn signal. A local police officer on patrol behind the Client's vehicle activated his lights and sirens and halted the Client's vehicle. Upon approaching the vehicle, the Officer detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and asked the Client to exit the vehicle. Once outside, the Client explained to the Officer that the odor was his medicinal marijuana and showed the Officer his medical marijuana card. Inside the Client's trunk the Officer noticed a glass jar containing marijuana, a digital scale, and a large stack of cash. The Officer then requested consent to search the Client's vehicle which the Client provided. Upon searching the vehicle, the Officer discovered over seven ounces of marijuana, well above the two and one-half ounce limit provided by Rhode Island's Medical Marijuana laws.Based on what the Officer discovered, the Client was charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and driving in possession of a controlled substance.
RESULTS: ALL CHARGES DISMISSED after prevailing on the Client's Motion to Suppress Evidence on November 18th, 2011

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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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