Drug Crimes Results

    • Possession of Marijuana - Drug Crimes All Charges Dropped

      Client was discovered sleeping in passenger seat of a vehicle during a traffic stop. The driver was arrested for DUI and police discovered marijuana on passenger side of the vehicle. Our client was charged with the possession of that marijuana. In order to prove possession of drugs, the State must show both dominion and control and knowledge of the illegal drugs. We set the case for trail because our client was sleeping and there was no proof that our client had any knowledge that the drugs were in the vehicle. On the day of trial, the State dropped all charges.

    • Possession of Cocaine / Introduction of Contraband into a Detention Facility - Drug Crimes Reduced to misdemeanor

      Client was found to be in possession of cocaine when he was being booked into the Hillsborough County Jail. He was two third degree felony charges. We were able to convince the State Attorney's Office to drop both of the felony charges against our client. The charges were reduced to one misdemeanor and our client was received a withhold of adjudication on that charge.

    • Oxycodone Trafficking - Drug Crimes State agreed to drop the trafficking charge

      Client facing mandatory prison. We were able to provide the state with records showing our client had a drug problem and was not selling drugs. The State agreed to drop the trafficking charge and our client did not get a felony conviction or any jail time.

    • Possession of Marijuana - Drug Crimes All charges were dropped

      Client, who is student at U.S.F., was possession of marijuana. Our client lived in an off campus dorm and the client's roommate allowed police to enter the common area of apartment due to the smell of marijuana. The officer then entered our client's room and found drugs. We filed motion to suppress all evidence due to unlawful search. The Court agreed with our motion and all charges were dropped.

    • Possession of Marijuana - Drug Crimes All charges dismissed

      Client who is student at the University of South Florida was stopped at a roadblock set up by the U.S.F. Police Department. The officer then found marijuana in the vehicle. We filed a motion to suppress based on an illegal roadblock. The court granted our motion and all charged were dismissed.

    • Prescription Drug Possession - Drug Crimes Case dismissed

      Client was possession of prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia. We discovered that the search of our client's car was based on race. We filed motion to suppress all evidence and the case was dismissed.

    • Marijuana Possession - Drug Crimes All charges dismissed

      Client was possession of marijuana after being stopped for not having a working tag light. We discovered that the officer was conducting an undercover drug operation and did not have a valid reason for the search of our client's car. After we filed motion to suppress all charges were dismissed.

    • Cocaine Trafficking - Drug Crimes Two yrs house arrest, two years probation

      Client two counts of trafficking in cocaine 218-200 grams. Client was facing a three year minimum mandatory prison sentences on both cases and facing up to 30 years on each case as a maximum sentence. After our office was retained to represent the Defendant, we were able to convince the State Attorney's Office to waive the mandatory prison sentences on both cases. Our client received two years of house arrest followed by two years of probation with no prison time on either case.

    • Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Drug Crimes All charges dismissed

      While making another arrest, Tampa police asked the person under arrest if there were any other people in the residency. The person under arrest stated that there were people at the back of the property. The officer proceeded to walk to the back where they claimed to smell marijuana. They ordered the people in the building to leave, walked inside and collected marijuana cigarettes. We took on the case and were able to prove the officers had acted incorrectly; namely, they had no right to enter the backyard. After noting the unlawful entry, we filed a motion to suppress all evidence. The Office of the State Attorney agreed that the officer's conduct was improper. The Court granted the motion to suppress all evidence and all charges were dismissed.

    • Possession of Marijuana and Domestic Violence - Drug Crimes All charges dropped

      Police were called to our client's house following a 911 call, where they observed several injuries to our client's boyfriend. He reported to law enforcement that our client had hit him the face until his nose began to bleed, and our client was arrested for domestic violence battery. Following the arrest, the police searched our client's bedroom, where they found marijuana. She was subsequently drug possession. We we were retained and immediately contacted the State Attorney to argue that the evidence did not prove our client was actually in possession of the drugs; the State agreed and did not filed the drug crime charges. We then focused on the domestic violence charges. On the day of the trial, all charges against our client were dropped.

    • Possession of Controlled Substance - Drug Crimes Charges dropped

      Client was arrested on an outstanding warrant. When the Sheriff's Office searched the vehicle, they found alprazolam, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. After this search, our client was one felony drug charge and two misdemeanor charges, which would have caused our client to have both a felony conviction and a two year suspension of his license since he was driving at the time of the arrest. This was especially troublesome for our client as he drove for a living. Our firm took on the case and discovered several different reasons for us to suppress the evidence—including a bad traffic stop and unlawful inventory search. We took this argument to the State Attorney who offered to drop the charges.

    • Cultivation of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana over 20 Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia & Drug Keeping in Dwelling Or - Drug Crimes Drug Court Program and charges dismissed

      Defendant was arrested and charged for operating a marijuana grow house and held in jail with no bond. We were had the judge put a nominal bond in place to assure her appearance in court, and she was released. Later through discussions with the prosecutor, we were able to convince them to drop counts 1 and 4 and only go forward on possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. In court, we were able to negotiate with the state for her to participate in the Drug Court Program where upon completion all the charges will be dismissed.

    • Possession of Marijuana - Drug Crimes All charges dismissed

      Client was living in a home with a roommate who was on probation. When my client was not at home, the roommate's probation officer and the police came to the home and searched our client's room. The officers claimed to have found marijuana in our client's room; he was thus arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. We filed a motion to suppress all evidence because the officer's had no warrant and no right to search our client's room. The Court agreed with our argument and all evidence was suppressed and all charges dismissed.

    • Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance & Possession of Marijuana - Drug Crimes Felony Charges Dropped

      Client was found to be in possession of a controlled substance after attending the Sunset Music Festival. Officers searched our client after claiming to smell the odor of marijuana and discovered a controlled substance in his wallet. After reviewing the case and discussing the case with the State Attorney, the State agreed to drop the felony charge and agreed to a time served sentence on the misdemeanor. Our client avoided a felony conviction and probation.

    • Obtaining Controlled Substance by Fraud - Drug Crimes Pretrial Intervention Program

      Client was charged with obtaining a controlled substance using a fraudulent prescription. Client’s case was set in felony drug court. We were able to establish that our client no longer had a drug problem and the State agreed to allow our client to enter regular PTI where all the charges will be dismissed keeping our client from having any criminal record.

    • Possession of Marijuana - Drug Crimes No Charges Filed

      Client was stopped for having tint that the officer felt was too dark on his vehicle. The officer then claimed to smell the odor of marijuana and searched the vehicle. The officer then found marijuana and arrested our client. We were able to argue to the State Attorney that the stop and search of our client was illegal and the State did not file any criminal charges against our client.