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Lowell District Court: Possession of Class C Drug Charges Dismissed
In January of 2016 the defendant was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. While accessing his license and registration officers observed a few plastic bags in plain view containing pills. The suspect was asked what substances were in the baggies. He rattled off over a half dozen names of pills for which he did not have a prescription. All of the pills were classified as class C substances under Massachusetts law. The man was charged with violating G.L. c. 94 Section 32, unlawful possession of drugs. Our office was hired to defend the accused. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charged dismissed.
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Haverhill District Court: Heroin Possession Case Results in General Continuance and Dismissal
The defendant lives out of state. In December of 2015 he was observed by a civilian purchasing heroin and shooting up in his car in a fast food store parking lot in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The person making the observation called the police, alerting them to the direction the defendant was headed in his car after ingesting the drugs. Officers caught up to the car and made contact with the defendant. They asked him to exit the vehicle. He consented to a search of the car. Officers located drugs in the car and on the defendant's person. He was arrested and charged with possession of heroin in a G.L. c. 94C Section 34 violation. He hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to represent him. Today, during a hearing on a motion to suppress the stop and search the prosecution, realizing the problems with its case agreed to a general continuance of the charges. The case will be dismissed in 90 days.
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Concord District Court: Heroin Possession Charges Against Local Man to be Dismissed
Our client is laborer with a drug history and a prior drug case in Lowell, Massachusetts. Several months ago he was caught in possession of a bag of heroin that he was in the process of ingesting. The police who observed this arrested him and charged him with possession of a class A substance, to wit heroin in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 34. Attorney Neyman was hired to represent the man. Today, we were able to get this case resolved under G.L. c. 111 Section 10. If our client successfully completes a drug treatment program the charges will be dismissed.
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Lowell District Court: General Continuance for Heroin Possession Charges Against Maine Man
On December 30, 2014 a man from Maine was arrested in Newburyport, Massachusetts and charged with OUI Second Offense, Heroin. He was kept in jail overnight and arraigned the next day. Due to a pending probation matter the man was sent to the Billerica House of Correction for the weekend until he was brought into the Ayer District Court. While being processed at the jail officers found heroin in the man's pant pockets. He was charged with possession of heroin. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get a general continuance for all charges. There will be no prosecution of this case if the man stays out of trouble for six months. At that time all charges will be dismissed.
Chelsea District Court: Possession of Class A Heroin Case Against Machine Operator to be Dismissed
The defendant is a thirty two year old machine operator. According to Chelsea, Massachusetts police on August 14, 2014, members of the Chelsea Police Department on routine patrol stopped a car being driven erratically. The defendant was in the front passenger seat. He clearly exhibited signs of heroin intoxication. On the floor at his feet officers saw a clear baggie containing a brownish powder that was later tested and determined to be heroin. Officers also located drug paraphernalia in the defendant's possession. He admitted to just using the substance and he also claimed responsibility for the drugs that remained in the car. The man was charged with possession of heroin. He had been charged with this offense in the past. Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges continued without a finding for ninety days. At that point, if the defendant remains free of new criminal charges the case will be dismissed.
Boston Municipal Court: Possession of Class B Cocaine Charges Against College Student Dismissed at Clerk's Hearing
Boston, Massachusetts Police alleged that on May 23, 2014 members of the drug control unit were conducting surveillance in an area of the city known for extensive drug distribution. At approximately 6:00 p.m. officers observed two black males in a rental car make contact with a white male just outside of the Lenox Housing Development. The white male got into the car. The car drove around the block and the man exited the car a few minutes later. When he did the officers noticed that he secreted an object consistent with packaged drugs in his pocket. Officers approached the individual, a local college student. He admitted to purchasing cocaine which he surrendered to the officers. He was summonsed to court for a Clerk Magistrate Hearing on a charge of possession of class B, cocaine. Today, the day of the hearing Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed. No charges will issue.
Possession of a Weapon and Possession of Drug case against financial analyst to be Dismissed
Worcester District Court: The prosecution alleged that on May 13, 2013 officers from the Auburn, Massachusetts police department were called for a report of a suspicious male in a parked vehicle. The officers investigated. While trying to assist the defendant, who they believed in peril, located a concealed weapon and some drugs. The man, a well known financial analyst was charged with these crimes and hired our office. Today, all matters were continued without a finding. Once probation is completed all charges will be dismissed. The man will have no criminal record.
Charges of Open and Gross Lewdness to be Dismissed
Attleboro District Court: On July 10, 2013 police officers working the Kid Rock concert were directed to a man who was highly intoxicated. Witnesses photographed the man urinating on others attending the concert. Some of the victims were women. The man had several arrests and some convictions in the past for an assortment of crimes. All charges were continued without a finding. Once our client completes a minimal course of probation all charges will be dismissed. This will not be on his criminal record.
Local College Student Avoids Arraignment, Gets Diversion for Possession of LSD
Lawrence District Court: On September 27, 2013 an Andover, Massachusetts detective observed three individuals parked in a motor vehicle engaging in behavior consistent with illegal drug activity. The officer contacted the occupants of the car. He immediately saw marijuana in the car and ordered the driver and passengers out of the car. A subsequent search for additional drugs and weapons led to the discovery of a significant quantity of LSD. The driver, a local college student, immediately admitted that this substance was his. This individual was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a class A substance. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get pretrial diversion for the defendant. He was not arraigned and all charges will be dismissed in sixty days.
Charges of Drug Possession Against Boston, Massachusetts EMT to be Dismissed
West Roxbury District Court: On October 13, 2012 members of the Boston Police Department Drug Control Unit were conducting surveillance in an area of Boston known for excessive drug activity. The officers observed the defendant parked in his car making several cell phone calls. The police noticed that the suspect was scratching his face in a manner consistent with opiate users. The officers then followed the car and observed the suspect making contact with occupants of another vehicle. The manner in which this occurred led officers to believe that they had just witnessed a drug transaction. The vehicle was stopped and the occupant, a Boston EMT was found in Possession of Heroin. The defendant was charged with drug crimes. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get Pretrial Probation for the defendant. Provided he remain drug free for one year all charges will be dismissed.
Motion to suppress evidence allowed, charges of cocaine possession dismissed
Worcester District Court: Police alleged that they stopped our client pursuant to a tip relative to a nearby bank robbery. The caller provided our client's license plate number and indicated that the driver and passenger had wads of cash on their laps. Police stopped our client in his car and observed stacks of $100 bills. During a pat-frisk, a plastic baggie containing cocaine allegedly fell out our client's pants. The cash totaled more than $12,000. Denise Dolan argued that the search and seizure was illegal. The court agreed and allowed her motion to suppress. Today, the prosecution dismissed the charges.
Cocaine Drug Possession Charges to be Dismissed, Motor Vehicle Case Dismissed
Brookline District Court: The prosecution alleged that on February 16, 2011 a Brookline Police Officer observed a man driving his motor vehicle at a high rate of speed. The operator was pulled over and asked to produce his license and registration. The officer learned that the individual did not have a driver's license. The man was arrested. While at the police station a booking search was conducted. During the search officers found three bags containing a quantity of cocaine consistent with personal use or simply drug possession. The man was charged and defaulted. Subsequently our office was retained. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to remove the default and get the Motor Vehicle case dismissed. The prosecution agreed to pretrial probation for the drug case meaning that if the defendant remain free from criminal trouble all charges will be dismissed. This will have no effect on his immigration status.
Man with drug conviction record charged with Possession of Heroin gets a continuance without a finding
Lawrence District Court: The Lawrence, Massachusetts police reported that on May 9, 2012 they set up surveillance to observe and monitor reported drug activity in a particular neighborhood. During the surveillance officers saw a man driving a car with New Hampshire license plates park his car. He remained in the car and was approached by Hispanic males who arrived in another car. Officers then observed what they believed to be a drug deal. One of the unmarked units followed the defendant, pulled him over and found heroin in his car. He was charged with Possession of Heroin. The man had been in court on other drug charges in the past involving Crack Cocaine and Marijuana. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting this case continued without a finding. The case will be dismissed upon payment of court costs and a completion of unsupervised probation. The defendant will not have a criminal record.
Charges of possession with intent to distribute drugs, drug distribution, drug possession, school zone violation, and drug conspiracy dismissed after successful motion to suppress
Worcester District Court: About a month ago, a motion to suppress evidence and statements was allowed by this court. Today, the prosecution realized that it could not continue with this case after the evidence was suppressed. The charges have been dismissed.
Charges of marijuana distribution and possession with intent to be dismissed, school zone violations and Class B drug possession charges dismissed
West Roxbury District Court: It was alleged that our client came into contact with an undercover police officer through Craigslist and eventually sold marijuana to the officer during a transaction in our client's car. Shortly after, the car was searched, and additional marijuana and oxycodone pills were recovered from the trunk and console. The transaction allegedly occurred within 15 feet of a park. Our client had a criminal history of drug offenses dating back to 1999 and through 2006. Our office was able to get the school zone violations and the possession charges dismissed. The other counts were continued without a finding.
Charges of possession of Class B drugs dismissed after clerk's hearing
Roxbury District Court: Police alleged that they saw what appeared to be a drug transaction while investigating local illegal drug activity. One male who engaged in the apparent transaction returned to a car operated by our client. Police ordered our client and the male passenger out of the vehicle and conducted a search, during which three oxycodone pills were allegedly found on our client. According to police, our client said that he gave the passenger $90 for the pills. The police applied for Class B drug possession charges. Today, the application was dismissed after a clerk's hearing.
Pre-trial probation for Somerville man charged with cocaine possession
Brighton District Court # 10-1004. The prosecution alleged that on July 28, 2010 members of the Boston Police drug control unit were conducting surveillance of an individual known to them as a cocaine dealer. The man was of Dominican descent and working as a cook at a local restaurant. Officer saw the defendant in the surveilled area making telephone calls on his cell phone and looking around. They then saw the suspect they were watching appear and make what they believed to be a drug deal with our client. Our client was stopped and found in possession of cocaine. Today, the day of arraignment our office succeeded in getting pre-trial probation for our client. The case will be dismissed in six months.
Pre-trial probation imposed for man caught using heroin (possession) in a Boston hospital bathroom
Roxbury District Court Docket Number: 09-3976. On August 7, 2009 a police officer was dispatched to a large Boston hospital to investigate suspicious activity involving our client. When the officer arrived he observed the defendant with a bloody nose and apparently under the influence of heroin. The defendant was then searched. The officer found two bags of heroin and eleven suboxone pills in his possession. On the day of trial our office got pre-trial probation for the defendant. For all practices the case has been dismissed and the client will not have a criminal record for this offense.