Middle Aged Man Caught Smoking Marijuana, Charged with Possession of Marijuana & Possession of Paraphernalia

The Police observed the Defendant smoking marijuana in a parking lot and conducted a search. Police found a cellophane wrapper containing marijuana in the Defendant’s pants pocket and arrested him for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. RESULT: The Defense Attorney negotiated with the State to accept Defendant into a diversion program. The State DISMISSED both charges.