DISMISSED | 3 COUNTS of TRANSPORTATION of DRUGS FOR SALE (crack), POSSESSION of DANGEROUS DRUGS and DRUG PARAPHERNALIA DISMISSED – State v. Mr. J. (DMC No. 11060) (Maricopa County Superior Court CR2011-164121): Mr. J. was set up by undercover officers on three separate occasions in order to purchase crack cocaine. While surveilling Mr. J., they eventually pulled him over in his car and found drug paraphernalia. We were able to work with Detectives in a cooperative manner, and secured a dismissal from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Mr. J. does not have any convictions on his record for these alleged crimes.
DISMISSED | POSSESSION of MARIJUANA for SALE, USE of a WIRE in DRUG TRANSACTION and POSSESSION of DRUG PARAPHERNALIA DISMISSED – State v. Mr. R. (DMC No. 11029) (Maricopa County Attorney CR2011-163521): Mr. R. was under surveillance for allegedly selling marijuana out of his house. Officers raided his house and found drug paraphernalia and numerous items indicative of drug sales. They also determined that he had been using his cell phone to sell marijuana. With the cooperation agreement with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and investigating Detectives, the State agreed to dismiss all charges.
DISMISSED | Production and Possession of Marijuana for Sale, State v. Mr. R. (DMC No. 9914) (Maricopa County Superior Court No. CR 2009-006670): Mr. R. had gotten into an argument with his girlfriend when the police were called. When they arrived, the girlfriend’s mother told the police that Mr. R had been growing Marijuana in the shed, and had been selling Marijuana along with some Methamphetamine. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office waited almost 2 years to charge Mr. R., and in that time they had lost the video tape detailing the alleged crime scene. We then filed a Willets –a motion which would have greatly hurt the State’s case. The State was then forced to file a motion to dismiss all charges.
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DISMISSED | Illegal Sale of Prescription Drugs, State v. Mr. A. (DMC No.7256) (Maricopa County Superior Court No. JV 544825): Mr. A. was a 15 year old high school student who took Zanax to school to sell to other kids. He was subsequently arrested and charged with Possession of Narcotic Drugs for Sale. We were able to convince the prosecutors to keep the case in Juvenile Court, rather than routing it do adult court, where Mr. A. would have potentially faced years in prison. We were able to show that because of his youth and immaturity, this case should be dismissed in its entirety. In exchange for a 3 page essay to be given to the judge, we were able to have all charges dismissed.
DISMISSED | Possession of Cocaine for Sale, State v. R. (DMC No. 1501) (1997090066CR): Mr. R was on probation and his house was randomly searched by his probation officer, who found cocaine during the search. Mr. R. was facing a minimum of 10 years in prison if convicted. We were able to demonstrate problems with the search by his probation officer and got the charges dismissed.
DISMISSED | Possession & Sale of Ecstasy, State v. Mr. M. & State v. Mr. M. (DMC No.’s 2352/2355) (20001286CR): Mr. M. and Mr. M. stayed out of town while attending a “rave” concert. They were subsequently stopped and searched by police in order to see if they were selling ecstasy. While this occurred, one of the officers made racial slurs and slapped Mr. M. in the face. They were then both booked into jail. We contacted the Internal Affairs Department of the Eloy Police Department and had the officers involved disciplined. In addition, all charges were dismissed against Mr. M. and Mr. M.
DISMISSED | Transportation of Marijuana for Sale, State v. Mr. P. (DMC No. 3712) (2003032789CR): Mr. P. was accused of sending 8 pounds of marijuana through the U.S. Mail. We were able to demonstrate that the State would have a very difficult time proving it was Mr. P. who actually mailed the marijuana. In addition, there were no fingerprints or admissions tying him to this crime. We were able to negotiate a deal which included taking some classes in exchange for a dismissal of all charges.
DISMISSED | CONSPIRACY TO SELL DANGEROUS DRUGS – State v. Mr. A. (A713869CR): Police stopped Mr. A. for a minor traffic violation and then searched his vehicle without permission. Over 200 pills of Ecstasy and cocaine were found in his vehicle. Due to the fact that the search was illegal, we were able to get the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office to dismiss the charges.
DISMISSED | Manufacturing and Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale, State v. Mr. L. (Maricopa County Superior Court 2002001427CR): Mr. L. was stopped by police, and they discovered materials in his vehicle which could be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Police then obtained a search warrant (after the fact) and Mr. L. was charged with numerous drug charges. We then filed a Motion to Suppress all Evidence based on a bad search, and the Maricopa County Attorney’ office subsequently dismissed all charges against Mr. L.
DISMISSED | Possession of Marijuana for Sale, State v. Ms. N. (1999010346CR): Ms. N. lived in an apartment with her boyfriend and 2 other males. Her roommates were both involved in drug activity of which Ms. Nguyen had knowledge. However, she never participated in any of the sales or profits. Although she was charged with a very serious felony and the original plea offer from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office was prison time, we were able to show that 1 of her co-defendants was the true drug dealer, and all charges were dismissed against Ms. N.