Police observed a motorcyclist parked on a sidewalk. The Officer pulled his cruiser over and found the suspect hiding from him in the bushes. The Officer performed a pat down search and asked if the Suspect had weapons or drugs on him. The Defendant had a handgun and two knives in his motorcycle fanny pack. The Defendant also confessed to holding crack cocaine in his pocket. The Officer arrested the Defendant and charged him with Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
RESULT: The Defendant was facing felony charges for this crime. The Defense entered into talks with the Prosecution over the details of the case. The Court ruled in the Defense’s favor with no formal finding of guilt on the Possession of Cocaine charge. The State DROPPED the charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.