An individual walked into a Police Substation and browsed through brochures. She selected a free informational pamphlet on peaceful demonstrations. The individual pulled a bag of marijuana out of her purse and set it on front desk of the Police substation. The Defendant told the Officer stationed at the front desk that she believed marijuana should be legalized and she just submitted her contribution to a peaceful demonstration. An Officer followed the demonstrator out the door and arrested her on Possession of Marijuana charges.
RESULT: The Defense Attorney arranged for the Client to participate in a Deferred Prosecution Program and she avoided the Court system. The State DROPPED the Possession of Marijuana charge against the Client