Drug possession complaint denied by clerk
January 23, 2017, Lynn District Court case no. 1613CR004619 charging possession of heroin. Client suffers from drug addiction. Despite the ongoing opioid epidemic, police charge him for personal use possession of heroin. In court, we file a motion to dismiss the criminal case and remand it for a clerk's hearing. At the clerk's hearing, we convince the magistrate that the prosecution is not in the interest of justice. The complaint is withdrawn.
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense