Drug charges dismissed after associate counsel establishes illegal stop
November 28, 2017, Lawrence District Court case no. 1718CR000962 charging possession of heroin with intent to distribute, failure to stop for police. State police attempt to pull client over for alleged driving infraction. Client flees and is captured after short pursuit. Trooper locates heroin in client's pocket. Client admits to heroin sales. Following analysis of stop, we determine stop was illegal. Our then-associate attorney Daryl Zules conducted motion to suppress hearing. Court allows motion, case dismissed on 11/28/17.
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Constitutional Law