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  • Dedham District Court: Second Offense Possession With Intent Drug Charges to be Dismissed

    A few months ago the defendant was involved in a motor vehicle accident and taken to the hospital. His car was towed and inventoried. Inside the car the police found several ounces of marijuana, a Class D substance. The drugs were packaged for sale. Also found in the car was a scale used for weighing drugs. The defendant had a prior continuance without a finding a few years ago for the same crimes. The officers confronted the man at the hospital. He volunteered his cell phone which was searched as well. On that device was additional evidence of drug distribution and a Class C drug. The man was charged with possession with intent to distribute class C, G.L. c. 94C Section 32B and class D drugs, 94C Section 32C a felony and misdemeanor respectively. Attorney was able to get the felony dismissed and the marijuana charge continued without a finding.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Pretrial Probation for Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    Our client was charged with heroin possession the Lawrence, Massachusetts. Police arrested him after their surveillance officers observed him purchasing heroin from a known drug dealer and then inject the drug in his car. He was placed on pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. He violated his probation and the case was put back on the trial list. Our office was hired and Attorney Stephen Neyman was able to get the man back on pretrial probation. The case will be dismissed.

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  • Norfolk Superior Court: Drug Charges Continued Without a Finding

    The Massachusetts State Police were involved in a protracted drug trafficking investigation in the fall of 2015. Surveillance was established throughout areas of Norfolk County where specific known drug dealers would conduct high level drug sales. Various individuals were observed driving to and from drug distribution locations. These people were seen engaging in drug activities as distributors, couriers and resale purchasers on multiple occasions. Consequently, the investigation focused on a select number of subjects among whom was our client. One of the suspected dealers was seen making multiple stops at our client's home in Braintree, Massachusetts. During one of the stops a known drug dealer entered with an empty backpack. He exited our client's home minutes later with the same backpack being full. That individual and his driver left and were stopped, searched and apprehended after the police found a significant quantity of marijuana in the backpack. Subsequently, a search warrant was obtained for our client's home. During the search marijuana, packaging materials, other drugs and cash were found. The quantities warranted superior court indictments. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get our client's drug charge continued without a finding.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against College Student Dismissed

    The defendant is a freshman in college. The prosecution alleged that in June of 2014 detective from the Lawrence, Massachusetts police narcotics unit observed activity consistent with drug dealing. Specifically, the defendant and two other Caucasian males were walking through a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood. They seemed to be looking for someone and kept checking their cell phones in the process. Ultimately, a known drug dealer was observed meeting up with our client and his friends and engaging in what appeared to be a drug transaction. Our client and his friends left in a vehicle that failed to stop at a light. Officers stopped the vehicle and saw in plain view heroin. Our client was charged with possession of heroin, a crime under G.L. c. 94C Section 34. Attorney Neyman was hired to defend the man. Today, all charges were dismissed outright.

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  • Falmouth District Court: Drug Possession With Intent Against Landscaper Dismissed

    In January of 2015 members of a joint task force involving Cape Cod police and ATF agents served and executed a search warrant on a home in Mashpee. During the course of the search officers located a significant number of marijuana plants, grow lights, packaging materials and some hash oil. Officers had been watching this operation for months and believed that the defendant was a major drug supplier in that area. He was arrested and charged with several counts of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32C, possession with intent to distribute hash oil and manufacturing. He hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. Today, the case against the man was dismissed.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Drug Possession Charges Do Not Issue After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a chef and business owner in Boston. On the date in question members of the Boston Police drug unit observed the defendant walking aimlessly in a neighborhood known for high volume drugs sales. The officers observed the man meeting up with a woman known to them as a drug dealer. After a brief conversation the defendant and the woman entered a housing project. The officers, dressed in civilian clothes followed them into the building where they saw an apparent drug transaction on a stairwell. The defendant was issued a summons for a clerk magistrate hearing charging him with possession of class B drugs in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 34. Today, Attorney Neyman convinced the clerk magistrate not to issue the complaint.

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  • Dedham District Court: Drug Possession Charges Against Accountant Dismissed

    In November of 2014 the defendant was stopped for a motor vehicle violation while driving in the town of Needham. Due to  suspended driver's license the defendant was arrested. A booking search disclosed a significant quantity of a Class E controlled substance. The defendant was charged with Possession of a Class E Substance in the Dedham District Court. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get this charge dismissed.

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  • Quincy District Court: Drug Possession Charge Against School Teacher Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    On May 22, 2015 members of the Quincy, Massachusetts police department were dispatched to an address for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The officers arrived at the reported location and saw a man sitting in a car looking down at his lap area. They approached the car and startled the occupant who appeared confused. He was unable to respond appropriately to simply commands. He was sweating profusely and he appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. After some brief questioning the man admitted to using smoking some meth. The officers then searched the car and found methamphetamine. The defendant, a school teacher was arrested and charged with possession of a class E drug in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C Section 34. The man hired Attorney Neyman to represent him. Knowing that an arraignment would possibly alert the school system of the man's pending case the arraignment was continued. Today, our office was able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Lawrence District Court: General Continuance For New Hampshire Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    On December 23, 2014 a Lawrence, Massachusetts drug task force was conducting surveillance on the south side of the city for the purpose of curbing street crime activity, particularly prostitution and drug distribution. During the course of the operation officers observed a vehicle with New Hampshire plates containing four occupants. Two of the occupants made contact with a known drug dealer. Officers observed an exchange they believed to be a drug transaction. The license plates of the New Hampshire were run and it was discovered that the car was registered to an address nearly an hour and an half away from Lawrence. Officers confronted the occupants of the car, one of them being the defendant. The defendant admitted to swallowing a quantity of heroin to avoid being arrested by the police. He was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and conspiracy to violate the Massachusetts drug laws. Today, Attorney Neyman secured a general continuance for three months for the defendant. He will not have a criminal record.

  • Stoughton District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against Engineer Dismissed On Court Costs

    On August 25, 2014 members of the Stoughton, Massachusetts police department were dispatched to a local housing development for a call on a suspicious person. The caller reported that a tall individual wearing jeans and a white long sleeve shirt was in front of one of the units and alleged to be purchasing and using heroin. Officers found an individual fitting the description of the caller. The officers then saw the man enter his car and observed the vehicle to have shattered and removed windshields and windows. The officer looked into the car and saw in plain view some baggies containing what they believed to be heroin. The man, a mechanical engineer, was charged with possession of heroin. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed on court costs.

  • Plymouth District Court: Cocaine Possession Charges Against School Teacher To Be Dismissed

    The defendant is a public school teacher licensed in New Jersey and New York. On July 25, 2014 she was visiting a friend and college roommate in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The two were watching a local band and decided to go out the their car in the parking lot. According to local police, the two making furtive head movements towards the center console of the car. As the officers approached the vehicle they saw our client, a school teacher, wipe her nose. The officers were then spotted by the women and our client supposedly moved to conceal an object in her pocketbook. She was interrogated by the police and admitted to ingesting cocaine. She also consented to a search of her purse. Inside, the officers located the drugs. The woman was charged with possession of cocaine. Today, the case was continued without a finding for a short period of time. In a few months all charges will be dismissed.

  • Dorchester District Court: Default Removed on Drug Case and Defendant Given Personal Recognizance

    The defendant is an engineer who had been arrested and charged with possession of heroin, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest. The incident occurred on September 3, 2014. The defendant was arraigned and released on five hundred dollars bail. A pretrial conference was scheduled for October 29, 2014 and the defendant failed to appear. He was defaulted and a warrant issued for his arrest. He hired Attorney Neyman to go into court with him, remove the default and represent him on the underlying case. Today, we went into court and had the default removed. The defendant was released on personal recognizance and another pretrial hearing has been scheduled.

  • Lynn District Court: Probation Warrant Vacated and Default Removed

    The defendant was on probation in the Lynn District Court for possession of heroin. A condition of his probation was that he report regularly and be subject to random drug screens and a drug dependency evaluation. Probation was imposed in the late spring of 2014. The defendant never reported to probation nor did he comply with any of the other probationary conditions. Subsequently, in October of 2014 the defendant picked up yet another drug case, this one in Dorchester. He was ordered to report to Lynn to meet with his probation officer. He did not. Knowing that he was in default and in trouble in Lynn the defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today Attorney Neyman brought the man into court, was able to remove his default, vacate the warrant and secure personal recognizance.

  • Lawrence District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against Local Painter To Be Dismissed

    The defendant is a drug user well known to local law enforcement. He has numerous prior offenses. On September 12, 2014 Andover, Massachusetts police observed a suspicious female at a gas station on River Road. She was seated in her car, not getting gas and not going into the mini-mart attached to the gas station. Officers ran the woman's plates and found that she had numerous prior drug convictions. A few minutes later the police saw the defendant arrive and make an exchange with the woman. He provided her with some money and she gave him a small package in return. The officers recognized this activity to be consistent with drug dealing activity and approached the defendant. The officers quickly learned that the defendant had just made a purchase of heroin from the woman. He was charged with possession of heroin, a Class A drug. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed in six months.

  • Framingham District Court: Drug Possession, Possession With Intent to Distribute, Conspiracy Charges Against Realtor Dismissed

    The prosecution alleged that on November 3, 2012, while on patrol, members of the Framingham, Massachusetts police department observed two males ducking down when the officer's presence become evident. The officers circled the area and returned. Again, the two males ducked down and hid between some parked cars. The two then entered a car and drove away. The officers followed them and after observing some illegal driving maneuvers stopped the car. When they approached the passenger closed his hand to conceal an object. Protruding from his hand was a glassine bag containing what the officers believed to be methamphetamine. Our client was the operator of the car. Officers learned that he had a revoked driver's license. Based on the presence of drugs and the revoked license both the driver and passenger were place under arrest. An inventory search of the car followed during which methamphetamine and over twenty thousand dosages of LSD were discovered. Our client allegedly made several inculpatory statements as well. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs, drug possession and conspiracy. Today, after some extensive pretrial litigation Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: Possession of Heroin Charge Dismissed Against Engineer

    On March 27,2014 Lawrence, Massachusetts police officers observed a car with New Hampshire plates occupied by two males, the driver being our client. The car parked in an area known for drug distribution. The driver was observed on a cell phone. No one got out of the car. Rather, the car left and traveled to another area in Lawrence also known for high incidents of drug sales. Again, no one got out of the car. Once again the car left for yet another heroin distribution point in the city. At this location the passenger got out of the car and made contact with known drug dealers. Officers repositioned their undercover vehicle and saw a drug deal involving the passenger and the known individual. The passenger got back into the car. A stop of the vehicle was made and the defendant and his passenger were found to be in possession of heroin. Both were arrested and charged. Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed today.

  • Drug Charges, Possession With Intent to Distribute Class A, Conspiracy, School Zone Violation Against New York Man Dismissed

    Quincy District Court: According to a Braintree Police Department report on August 9, 2011, based on an informant's tip, police officers set up surveillance activities on a Braintree, Massachusetts street. At approximately 1:35 p.m. officers saw a particular vehicle enter the area of concern. The car had been identified by the informant as the vehicle used by the defendant to deliver drugs. Surveillance continued. Officers saw the driver, the defendant, deliver drugs to known drug users. One of the users to whom the accused sold drugs was stopped by the officers. This person identified the defendant as having just sold him drugs. Officers found drugs in this person's possession and recognized the package as the item the defendant passed to this person. The surveillance team followed the defendant and arrested him. In his possession the police found proceeds from the drug deal. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Felony Drug Charges Against Chemist, Distribution of Class A, Distribution of Class B and Conspiracy to be Dismissed

    South Boston District Court: The defendant is a chemist with a masters degree in chemistry from a prestigious local university. The prosecution alleged that on August 5, 2012 members of the Boston Police Department Drug Control Unit were monitoring a parking lot where an abundance of drug activity had been occurring. The defendant was observed engaging in behavior consistent with drug trafficking activity. Officers observed him making several phone calls and looking around the parking lot. They eventually saw him enter a car and participate in a drug transaction. The defendant was observed leaving that car and entering another car where yet more drug activity was seen. An arrest was made charging the defendant with Trafficking Class B and Trafficking Class A drugs. Attorney Neyman was able to keep the case in the district court where the trafficking charges were dismissed and reduced to felony distribution charges. Today, our office succeeded in getting all charges continued without a finding.

  • Case Dismissed Against Local Businessman Charged With Unnatural Acts

    Lynn District Court: The prosecution alleged that on September 15, 2012 shortly after midnight police officers observed a known Heroin user soliciting males in Lynn, Massachusetts. The woman was seen getting into a car being driven by our client, a local businessman. The police followed the car and saw it park in a remote section of a parking lot adjacent to a Dunkin Donuts. The officer then saw the defendant and the woman getting into the backseat of the car. He approached and found our client with his pants down to his knees getting oral sex. He was charged with Unnatural Acts, a felony in Massachusetts. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

  • Drug Charges Against Quincy, Massachusetts Chef Dismissed After Successful Motion to Suppress

    Framingham District Court: The defendant is a chef at a restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts who, after being arrested and charged with Felony Drug Crimes in Framingham hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. In January of this year our office won a Motion to Suppress an illegal Search and Seizure in this case. As a result, today the district attorney had no choice but to nolle prosse the case. All charges have been dismissed.

  • Motion to Suppress Search and Seizure Revealing Drugs Allowed After Hearing

    Framingham District Court: Natick, Massachusetts Police alleged that on August 13, 2012 one of their officers was dispatched to a local car dealership for a call of a burglary in progress. One of the store employees reported that he saw some Asian males stealing car parts. The officer arrived, gun drawn and ordered the defendant and his accomplice to the ground. He then searched the suspects and the car that they had arrived in. Found in the car's console was a quantity of Marijuana consistent with distribution. Attorney Neyman filed and argued a Motion to Suppress. The motion was allowed and all drugs found as a result of the unlawful search were suppressed.

  • Drug Charges Against Accountant to be Dismissed

    Lawrence District Court: The prosecution alleged that in the fall of 2011 members of the Lawrence, Massachusetts department observed a woman trespassing in an area of the city saturated with drug activity. The officers inquired and realized quickly that the woman's story was irrational. The woman was unable to provide accurate identification and for officer safety purposes she was pat frisked. During the search officers found a quantity of heroin in her possession. She was subsequently charged with Possession of Heroin, a Class A substance. All charges are going to be dismissed in six months.

  • School Zone Violation, Drug Conspiracy Charges Dismissed Against Local College Student

    Brookline District Court: The prosecution alleged that on August 6, 2011 a Brookline, Massachusetts police officer was conducting surveillance in a park associated with recent disturbances. The officer observed two males meet up in the park. He overheard them discussing what he believed to be a drug transaction. He then saw one of the males open a ziplock bag that contained what marijuana. After that he saw a transfer of the substance from that man to another person. The officer effectuated an arrest. He interrogated the individuals and quickly learned that they had just been supplied by another man, a local college student whom surveillance saw driving in the area. Police were dispatched to this person's home. He was apprehended in a parking lot adjacent to his home. In his possession the police found a large quantity of money and drugs consistent with being possessed for the purpose of sale. The defendant, our client admitted to selling the drugs. Earlier today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the School Zone charge and a Conspiracy charge dismissed. The remaining charge was continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free from criminal trouble for the next six months the case will be dismissed.

  • Gun charge with mandatory minimum, drug possession charge against construction worker dismissed

    Lawrence District Court # 93-6752. The prosecution alleged that in September of 1993 a Methuen police sergeant pulled over a car being driven by our client claiming the manner of operation was "erratic". During the course of the stop the rear passenger made furtive movements. Upon contacting the occupants the officer notice the odor of marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle. The occupants were removed from the car and searched. The rear passenger was in possession of a knife. .22 caliber ammunition was located in plain view. The defendant, our client gave evasive answers to the police officer's questions as well as a fictitious name. An inventory search of the car was conducted during which officers located a .22 caliber revolver. Some marijuana was found in the car as well. The charge carried a mandatory minimum one year jail sentence. The defendant defaulted. He eventually got convicted of unrelated federal charges for which he served time. Upon his release he retained our office to resolve the outstanding firearm case. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the gun carrying charge dismissed along with the marijuana charge. The defendant pleaded guilty to the lesser offense of possessing a firearm and placed on probation, concurrent with his federal court probation.

  • Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws and Possession of Class D against Framingham man dismissed

    Hingham District Court # 09-2647. The police report claimed that on December 19, 2009 the defendant was the passenger in a car that was pulled over at a Sobriety Checkpoint. When the car window went down officers immediately detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the car. They observed the defendant, our client with bloodshot, glassy eyes, possibly under the influence of marijuana. Our client and the driver were arrested. The car was searched and a quantity of marijuana was located in the glove compartment and other areas of the vehicle. The defendant admitted that it was his, that he had paid for it and that he intended to distribute some of the drug. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the charges dismissed.

  • General continuance pursuant to G.L. c. 276 S87 obtained for emergency room physician charged with drug possession

    Orleans District Court # 09-1035. On July 7, 2009 in the late afternoon a Provincetown, Massachusetts police officer on duty at the Municipal Airport received information from a TSA employee that a bag she was screening had in it an assortment of drugs. The officer quickly determined that the bag belonged to a physician visiting from out of state. The officer searched the defendant's bag and found the following items inside: two glass pipes with crack cocaine residue, methamphetamine, ecstasy pills and cash. The defendant was charged with five counts of drug possession total. Today Attorney Neyman was able to negotiate pre-trial probation for our client.

  • Charges of Distribution of OxyContin against local insurance executive to be dismissed

    Woburn District Court # 08-3542. The district attorney alleged that on December 4, 2008 Burlington Police along with members of a DEA task force conducted a controlled buy of oxycontin in Burlington, Massachusetts. It was reported by a confidential informant that the defendant, a local insurance executive was selling large quantities of this drug in the suburban Boston area. While under surveillance the informant met with the defendant at a local mall. He provided our client with $1,100 in exchange for fifteen oxycontin pills. Once the deal was consummated the police descended on the defendant and made an arrest. He was charged with Distribution of Oxycontin, a felony. The defendant, who had a record in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Earlier today Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the case continued without a finding. Provided the defendant remain free from criminal legal troubles for the next eighteen months the case will be dismissed.

  • Drug case charging possession with intent to distribute marijuana to be dismissed against New Hampshire man

    Fall River District Court Docket Number: 09-4095. On July 5, 2009 just before 2:00 a.m. Massachusetts State Police were called to the scene of an accident. Upon arrival they observed the defendant's car on its roof. It was reported that the driver, our client had fallen asleep at the wheel of his car. While investigating the crash the officers located over forty grams of marijuana and nearly four thousand dollars cash. They questioned the defendant who admitted to selling the marijuana and he was charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, a class D substance. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding for one year with unsupervised probation. All charges will be dismissed in one year if you client remains free of criminal legal problems.

  • Drug possession charges dismissed against New Hampshire man after clerk's hearing

    Woburn District Court. The prosecution alleged that on May 17, 2009 a Massachusetts State Trooper observed our client's vehicle swerving from lane to lane while the driver was on his cell phone. The officer pulled the car over and smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the car. The officer had the defendant get out of the car. In doing so he noticed a large bulge in the defendant's pants. The trooper searched him for weapons. He then located and seized a pill bottle containing Vicodin, a Class C substance. Our client was arrested and charged with possession of drugs. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed at a Clerk's Hearing.

  • Attempt to commit a crime, conspiracy and disorderly conduct charges to be dismissed against New York teenager

    Peabody District Court Docket Number: 09-0661. The district attorney alleged that on April 9, 2009 officers were dispatched to a store after a 911 caller observed the defendant and another covering their faces with bandanas and hoods. The officers located both individuals. Once they realized they had been detected the two fled. The police located both suspects and placed them under arrest. During questioning our client admitted that the two intended to rob a store and that only after police intervention were their plans interrupted. Our office was able to get the district attorney to agree to continue this case without a finding for one year with unsupervised probation. If you client remains free from trouble for the next year the case will be dismissed.

  • Drug charges, possession of class B dismissed against New Hampshire man

    Boston Municipal Court # 09-0872. On February 1, 2009 at around 2:50 a.m. Boston police observed a motor vehicle drive through a red light at the intersection of Kneeland Street and Harrison Street. As the officers approached the vehicle they saw the defendant and his passenger lean into the middle of the console appearing to conceal an object. The police approached the vehicle, asked the occupants to get out of the car and conducted a pat down frisk. In the process of doing so officers observed a small plastic bag with a rock-like substance on the passenger side floor. The substance turned out to be methamphetamine. The defendant stated that the passenger had done nothing wrong insinuating that he was responsible for the drugs. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed against the defendant on the arraignment date.

  • Drug charges against Dorchester man to be dismissed in one year

    Dorchester District Court # 08-0955.   The prosecution alleged that on February 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Boston Police Drug Control officers began to monitor activities of an individual they knew to be a drug dealer.  During a surveillance the officers observed the defendant in a car driving through the suspect's neighborhood and talking on his cell phone.  Subsequently the officers saw the target suspect approach the defendant's car.  A drug transaction followed after which the defendant drove away in his car.  Police followed the defendant and effectuated a stop a few blocks away.  Officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the defendant's clothing and vehicle.  Officers subsequently located marijuana on the defendant and he was arrested.  Our office was engaged in the summer of 2008.  Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting a judge to agree to continue the case without a finding for one year notwithstanding the defendant's criminal record.  The case will be dismissed in one year provided the defendant remain free from criminal legal problems. 

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