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  • Barnstable District Court: Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon Dismissed

    On July 18, 2016 a Massachusetts State Trooper on patrol observed a car being operated by the defendant driving 79 in a 55 limit zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the operator. The trooper noted a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the car. He asked the defendant if he had any marijuana. The defendant admitted to possession of 20 grams that he produced from a backpack in the back seat of his car. While doing so the trooper saw a knife in the defendant’s possession. He also saw a scale in plain view. The defendant was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana , G.L. c. 94C Section 32C  and possession of a dangerous weapon in violation of G.L. c. 269 Section 10(b). Today. Attorney Neyman was able to get both charges dismissed.

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  • Falmouth District Court: Possession With Intent, Cocaine and School Zone Offense Dismissed After Successful Motion to Suppress

    In June of 2015 the defendant was pulled over by a Falmouth Police Officer for driving a vehicle with an illegible license plate. After the stop the officer smelled the odor of unburnt marijuana coming from the defendant who happened to be clinging to a backpack. The defendant was operating without insurance, an arrestable offense. The officer called for backup. Another officer arrived with a drug sniffing dog. The dog hit on the backpack. Officers then searched the backpack and found in excess of eight grams of cocaine, enough to satisfy a trafficking charge. Attorney was able to get the prosecution to keep the case in the district court and drop the charges to possession with intent in violation of G.L. c. 94C Section 32C. We filed a motion to suppress the stop and seizure. Today, we prevailed on that motion and all drug charges were dismissed.

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  • Waltham District Court: Possession With Intent Charges Against College Student Dismissed

    On September 20, 2014 members of the Weston, Massachusetts police department made a motor vehicle stop of a car purportedly swerving across the solid double yellow lines on Route 20. The operator of the vehicle, a local college student, produced identification indicating that he was nineteen years old. Officers observed bottles of beer and vodka in the backseat of the car. The car was subsequently searched. Officers located seven individually packaged bags of marijuana believed to be possessed with the intent to distribute the drug. Subsequently, the defendant was arrested. Even though the defendant is a college student he is not a citizen and a conviction or a continuance without a finding could result in denial of naturalization or deportation. The man hired Attorney Stephen Neyman. Today, all charges were dismissed outright.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Forty Six Pounds Marijuana Against California Man Continued Without a Finding

    Boston Police drug control unit detectives investigate a drug distribution operation involving the delivery of large packages of marijuana to various hotels. On April 3, 2013 a package delivered to one of these hotels in the defendant's name was found to contain twelve pounds of marijuana. On April 11, 2013 another package delivered to the same hotel and addressed to the same person was intercepted. This package contained nearly twenty pounds of marijuana. The defendant was questioned by the police at the hotel and refused to answer without his lawyer being present. About a week later, on April 17, 2013 another package was received by another posh downtown Boston hotel. This one was also addressed to the defendant. The next day, the defendant arrived at the hotel inquiring about the package. Undercover Boston police then arrested him. This package contained fourteen pounds of marijuana. The total weight of all packages was 46 pounds. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get these cases continued without a finding. One year from now they will all be dismissed.

  • Brighton District Court: Pretrial probation for Boston man charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Class A, C and D Drugs

    The prosecution alleged that on September 22, 2013 Boston police received information that there was a fight going on at a known drug house in Brighton. The officers encountered the defendant, out of breath and complaining that he was just assaulted at knifepoint. A protective sweep of the house was conducted during which the officers located marijuana, a Class D drug in plain view. They also found a digital scale and drug packaging materials. The officers continued their search during which they found a significant quantity of heroin, a Class A drug and some mushrooms, a Class C drug. The defendant was the listed tenant of the home of the home and he was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute these substances. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get him pretrial probation meaning that if he remains free from criminal legal trouble all charges will be dismissed.

  • Charges of Drug Possession With the Intent to Distribute, Conspiracy and Resisting Arrest All to be Dismissed

    South Boston District Court: On February 22, 2013, a Massachusetts postal inspector notified Boston Police about a package suspected of containing drugs being delivered to a posh downtown Boston hotel. As a result, a canine sniff was performed. The dog hit on the package. The hotel was then contacted to see if the addressee was a registered guest. Hotel security was able to determine that there were several people listed for this room. Consequently a controlled delivery was arranged. Once the package was delivered the officers descended on the defendant. A search of the box disclosed over twenty-five pounds of marijuana. The defendant was arrested and in the process acted in a way that warranted charging Resisting Arrest in addition to the Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana charges. Today, Stephen Neyman was able to get the client a continuance without a finding. All charges will be dismissed in a few months.

  • 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.

  • Charges of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Drug Conspiracy, Against Tyngsborough, Massachusetts Man to be Dismissed

    Lowell District Court: In June of 2012 an investigation involving a Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy commenced in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. A local postal inspector called the police when he learned that a thirty three year old man was shipping large amounts of cash to California and Nevada. The inspector also noticed that the defendant was frequently picking up boxes. A drug sniffing dog confirmed that the packages mailed to our client contained marijuana. The police established surveillance at the postal station and observed the defendant entering the facility. The officers searched the defendant's car and found large amounts of marijuana in a duffel bag. The marijuana and large quantities of cash were seized. Additional packages containing marijuana and addressed to the defendant were seized as well. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case continued without a finding. If the defendant does not get into trouble with Ferthe criminal legal system for the next two years the charges will be dismissed.

  • Heroin Trafficking, Conspiracy Charges Dismissed Against Milford, Massachusetts Woman, Possession With Intent to Distribute Class A to be Dismissed

    Milford District Court: In March of 2012 an informant told Massachusetts State Police Officers that an individual, one of the co-defendants had been selling Class A drugs in Massachusetts. Surveillance was established to corroborate the representations of the informant. Once verified the officers acted on additional tips. This time they saw the woman, our client actively engaged in the distribution of narcotics with the co-defendant, her boyfriend. The officers confronted our client and located a significant amount of a Class A substance, sufficient to satisfy the Trafficking threshold. Our client and two others were arrested and charged with Trafficking Class a Class A Substance and Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substances Act. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the Trafficking and Conspiracy charges dismissed. A charge of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Drugs was continued without a finding. If the defendant remains free from trouble that charge too will be dismissed.

  • Felony Drug Charges, Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D Dismissed Against Local Man

    Hingham District Court: On April 18, 2012 members of a south shore police department executed a search warrant at the home of our client. Upon gaining access to the home officers contacted the defendant who directed them to the location where he was storing drugs and drug distribution paraphernalia. Officers seized drugs, scales, packaging agents, cuff sheets, suboxone and over one pound of marijuana. The defendant was charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Class D along with related Massachusetts Drug Crimes. Attorney Denise Dolan from our office prepared and successfully argued a Motion to Suppress. Today all charges were dismissed.

  • Motion to suppress evidence allowed in marijuana distribution and Class B drug possession case

    Hingham District Court: Police obtained a warrant to search our client's home for evidence of suspected sale of marijuana and other drugs. In support of the warrant, police claimed that two confidential informants provided information relative to our client. Police also claimed that the informants made controlled buys in our client's home. Denise Dolan of our office argued that the warrant was invalid as based on stale information from unreliable informants and that the informants were acting as agents of the police when entering our client's home. The court agreed and allowed our motion to suppress everything recovered as a result of the invalid warrant.

  • Motion to dismiss school zone drug violation allowed

    Brockton District Court: Our client was charged with distribution of Class B drugs in a school zone. Until August of 2012, the school zone violation triggering distance was 1,000 feet. On August 2, 2012, the legislature passed the "Three Strikes" law, which reduced the school zone range to 300 feet. It was alleged that our client was selling drugs within 633 feet of a school. The prosecution took the position that the old law should be applicable because the complaint issued prior to enactment of the law. Denise Dolan of our office argued that the new law was applicable retroactively to pending cases. Today, the motion was allowed and the school zone portion of the complaint, which carries a mandatory minimum sentence, was dismissed.

  • Charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin in a school zone dismissed

    Lawrence District Court: Police responded to a report of two people shooting up drugs in a hospital parking lot. The prosecution alleged that a security officer approached our client, the driver, and found him holding a syringe in one hand and a clear baggie containing a brown substance believed to be heroin in the other. When police arrived, they observed a clear baggie in the in the driver's side door. Police found another baggie containing a brown substance in our client's pocket, totaling approximately 7 grams of suspected heroin. He was charged with possession of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin , and a school zone violation. Denise Dolan of our office convinced the prosecution to dismiss the intent to distribute and school zone charges outright and to dismiss the possession charge upon payment of court costs.

  • 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.

  • Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D, School Zone Violation Dismissed Against College Student

    Wrentham District Court: The prosecution alleged that on September 16, 2011 local college campus police were dispatched to a dorm for a complaint of loud noise and a student being locked out of his room. Upon arrival the officers detected the odor of fresh marijuana. The officers knocked on the door and the students inside the room gave the police permission to enter. The odor of marijuana increased upon their entry. Stems and seeds were in plain view. Officers continued a search throughout the room and noticed a duffel bag with a ziplock bag sticking out. Torn baggies were found, a scale and a box cutter. A safe was also located and permission to open and search the safe was given. Inside the safe was a larger quantity of marijuana contained in several equally weighed packages. Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Class D and a School Zone Violation were filed. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the felony charges were dismissed and a lesser charge of simple possession was continued without a finding.

  • Charges of distribution of a Class C drug to a minor reduced; case continued without a finding

    Milford District Court: It was alleged that our client sold clonazepam pills, a Class C drug, to a minor who ultimately overdosed while at school. After being released from the hospital, the minor provided police with the remaining pills and his cell phone, which contained a series of text messages detailing the drug transaction. Our client was charged with distribution of a class C drug to a minor, which carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 2 ½ years in state prison or 2 years in the house of correction. Our office was able to get the charge reduced to distribution, and the case was continued without a finding.

  • Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Drugs , School Zone Violation, Trafficking Dismissed After Successful Motion to Suppress

    West Roxbury District Court: About one month ago Attorney Neyman filed and successfully argued a motion to suppress a search conducted with a warrant in this court. The defendant had been charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Drugs and a School Zone Violation. The prosecution realized that it could not continue with this case after the evidence was suppressed and today Attorney Neyman moved for dismissal of all charges. All charges have been dismissed.

  • Charges of Possession With the Intent to Distribute Class "E" Drugs , School Zone Violation, dismissed against local nursing student.

    Brighton District Court: On May 17, 2011 members of the Boston Police Department Drug Control Unit witnessed our client, a local nursing student, smoking marijuana in a car with a person later identified as her boyfriend. The woman was the driver of the car. Officers approached the vehicle and conducted a threshold inquiry. The woman told the officers that the remainder of the marijuana was in her purse. She gave them permission to search. During the course of the search officers located several pill vials of a Class "E" substance. The substance was prescription drugs, prescribed to someone other than the occupants of the car. The police formed the opinion that the drugs were for distribution purposes and the woman was charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Drugs and a School Zone Violation. Today, at a Clerk's Hearing Attorney Neyman was able to prevent a complaint from issuing. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Possession With Intent to Distribute Class "B" charges dismissed against Lowell man.

    Lowell District Court: On May 4, 2011 Attorney Neyman successfully argued a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure following a motor vehicle stop in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. At the request of the prosecutor the case was scheduled for a status conference today. The prosecution made clear that it had no intention of moving forward with an appeal of the decision of the judge who heard the motion. Accordingly, a nolle prosse was filed by the prosecutor. The case was dismissed.

  • Lawrence District Court: On May 3, 2011 Attorney Neyman along with Attorney Dolan successfully argued a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure following a motor vehicle stop in Andover, Massachusetts. At the request of the prosecutor the case was scheduled for a status conference today. The prosecution made clear that it had no intention of moving forward with an appeal of the decision of the judge who heard the motion. Accordingly, a nolle prosse was filed by the prosecutor. The case was dismissed. The prosecution had also moved to seize the defendant's car when this prosecution commenced. All forfeiture proceedings are being dismissed and our client is getting his car back.
  • Possession with intent to distribute marijuana charges dismissed

    Taunton District Court: After Seekonk police officers stopped our client’s motor vehicle for revoked registration, they allegedly smelled marijuana. When officers asked if there was anything in the car that our client should tell them about, our client stated that he had a bag of “weed.” Our client and the passenger in his car were asked to exit, and officers retrieved a bag of marijuana from a rolled up sleeping bag in the back seat. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating after registration was revoked. Denise Dolan of our office was able to get these charges dismissed.

  • Drug distribution charges against Randolph man dismissed

    Quincy District Court: Quincy, Massachusetts drug detectives received information from a confidential information that in the summer of 2010 that a particular individual was delivering crack cocaine in Quincy. The officers acting in an undercover capacity contacted the suspect. Negotiations for the purchase of crack cocaine followed. The police and suspect agreed to meet at a predetermined location. Once they did our client and another man arrived by car. Discussions between them and the officer followed. The other man then provided the officer with drugs at the direction of our client. The defendants proceeded to leave after the sale. Surveillance officers quickly responded and arrested our client. He was found in possession of several bags of crack cocaine and power cocaine. He was charged with Possession With the Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Conspiracy and Distribution. All but one of the charges were dismissed.

  • Man Charged With Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine, 2nd Offense and School Zone Violation Acquitted After Jury Trial

    Middlesex Superior Court # 09-1164. The prosecution alleged that in April of 2009, based on reliable informant information it began investigating the defendant for drug activity in the Woburn, Massachusetts area. The information was further reinforced in that two years earlier police had witnessed the defendant involved in drug activity. Beginning in June of 2009 the police conducted some controlled buys using the informant. On more than one occasion the defendant was seen selling cocaine to the informant. The drugs tested positive. With this information police obtained and executed a search warrant at the defendant's home. Inside the home they found nearly fourteen grams of cocaine, cutting agents, packaging materials, scales and other evidence of drug distribution activities. The defendant was arrested and charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Second and Subsequent Offense and a School Zone Violation. If convicted the defendant faced a mandatory minimum seven year state prison sentence. Attorney Neyman tried the case before a Superior Court jury. The defendant was acquitted of these charges. He was found responsible of the lesser included offense of possession of cocaine. There is no minimum mandatory sentence associated with possession.

  • Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana, School Zone Violation, Resisting Arrest To Be Dismissed Against College Freshman

    Newton District Court # 10-0714. The defendant is a local college freshman from another country. The prosecution alleged that on September 17, 2010 campus police officers were called to a dorm floor for a report of the smell of burning marijuana. They knocked on the door of the room where the substance was coming from. The police were permitted to enter. While doing so they found several packages of marijuana in the constructive possession of the defendant. They also found him in possession of a large sum of cash. Attorney Neyman was retained to defend the student. Today, he was able to negotiate pre-trial probation. If the defendant stays clear of criminal legal trouble for a specified period of time all charges with be dismissed.

  • Charges of Trafficking Cocaine, Distribution of Cocaine, Possession With the Intent to Distribute Marijuana and School Zone Violation Dismissed against Somerville man

    Somerville District Court # 09-1693. The prosecution alleged that on July 24, 2009 members of the Somerville Police Department had been investigating an individual’s drug dealing activities in that city. A cooperating individual informed the police that our client would be in a particular neighborhood at a particular time with the purpose of selling drugs. The informant engaged in a controlled buy with the officers. Crack Cocaine was recovered from the informant after this buy. The police then approached our client who was sitting in his car at that time. A pat frisk disclosed a knife and some marijuana. Officers then, with the assistance of a drug sniffing dog searched the car. Inside the police found thirty nine grams of cocaine. On three occasions the case was scheduled for a probable cause hearing. The prosecution was never ready. Today, a judge dismissed all charges against our client. His bail money was returned as well. The district attorney can indict this case and prosecute in the Superior Court if they so choose.

  • Charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana to be dismissed against local high school senior

    Somerville District Court Docket Number: 09-1876. The prosecution claimed that on August 20, 2009 around 10:30 p.m. Medford police officers saw the defendant riding his bike and stopping at the rear of a local convenience store. They observed him remove a backpack from his back, place it on the ground and remove from it a large plastic jar. The defendant handed the jar to another individual standing nearby. The observing officers approached and saw five small clear packages containing marijuana inside of the jar. They contacted our client and found him in possession of more marijuana, money and a scale. Charges of Distribution of Marijuana and Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana issued. Our office was able to get all charges continued without a finding until May, when the defendant graduates high school. Assuming that the defendant remains free from trouble until graduation day, at that time all charges 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.

  • Charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and school zone violation dismissed

    Roxbury District Court # 08-4767. On August 31, 2008 Boston Police Officers were in an area of Roxbury watching a group of males congregating. At that time, the defendant, our client was sitting in the driver’s seat of his car conversing with the other members of the group. As the officers approached they smelled fresh burnt marijuana and noticed that someone had thrown a marijuana cigarette (blunt) in the grass. The officers inquired if any of the gang were carrying weapons. The defendant admitted to possessing a knife. The police retrieved the knife and searched him for other weapons. In the process they found several separately packaged bags of heroin and cocaine on his person. All of this occurred within 1,000 feet of a school zone. The defendant was facing a 2 year minimum mandatory sentence on the school zone violation. The defendant hired Attorney Stephen Neyman to defend him. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting all charges dismissed.

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