RI Criminal Defense Laywer James E. Smith announces today selected case results from the week of April 6, 2015:
Client was arrested and charged with Simple Assault – Domestic. It was alleged by the police that the client struck a family member in the face with a closed fist.
Result – CASE DISMISSED
Client was stopped by the police for not wearing a seatbelt. During a search of my client’s car, police found what was later determined to be a considerable of marijuana. Client was arrested and charged with 1. Possession with Intent to Deliver and 2. Driving While in Possession of a Controlled Substance.
After a review of the case and a bench conference client was sentenced to a one year filing on a reduced charge of simple possession of marijuana. Count number 2 was DISMISSED. Client will be able to keep his clean criminal record after one year with no further arrests.
If you have any questions related to these cases, or if you are in need of legal advice related to a criminal matter please call me 24/7 at 401-649-0335.