Charges against client found with drugs in his mouth dismissed as a result of illegal stop
May 10, 2018, Lawrence District Court case no. 1718CR006090 charging possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Following their observation of a suspected drug transaction, state police narcotics detectives stop our client and recover a bag of heroin concealed in his mouth as well as proceeds from drug transactions on his person. We file a motion to suppress. At the hearing, our associate Chris Basso establishes that police illegally detained and searched our client. Motion to suppress allowed; case dismissed.
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Constitutional Law