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Originally farmland considered part of the town of Roxbury, West Roxbury is a Boston neighborhood bordered by Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and the neighboring city of Newton. Tree-lined streets and single-family homes in the predominately Irish area lend a suburban feel to urban West Roxbury. Part of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, West Roxbury's share of Boston's population has declined about 5 percent in each of the last three census surveys, accounting for 28,663 of the city's 589,141 residents in the 2000 census.Drug Crimes in the West Roxbury District Court
The West Roxbury Court sees its share of drug crimes many of which originate in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. Most of these crimes are street level in nature. Low level informants working with local police provide tips and arrange controlled purchases of drugs from small dealers. Arrests are made after the police witness one of these transactions or actually participate in the buying process. The majority of these cases involve small amounts of cocaine and heroin. The resulting charges are often possession with the intent to distribute or distribution. If the activity occurs within a school zone additional charges are brought mandating jail time if not successfully defended.
Recently there have been large scale drug trafficking organizations identified and in some cases prosecuted in the West Roxbury area. Several of these cases prompted the filing of conspiracy and money laundering charges in addition to the underlying trafficking complaint. Federal criminal cases have been originating in the area as well. Our office has defended many of these cases successfully. Many of these results have been published in our case results pages.West Roxbury Criminal Prosecutions
For some reason this court has been staffed with the most reasonable, seasoned district attorney supervisors for years. They have been approachable from a criminal defense lawyer’s perspective. They have been amenable to conferencing cases working towards constructive resolutions. This is one of the many attributes of this court that the local criminal defense bar truly appreciates. No matter what the charges the West Roxbury District Court supervisor will listen to the defense and where appropriate work with them. If we, and ultimately our clients do not approve of the proposed resolution we will go to trial and fight for them.Aggressive Criminal Defense
Boston Criminal Defense Attorney Stephen Neyman has spent more than two decades fighting for the rights of defendants accused of crimes in the West Roxbury area. Attorney Neyman routinely handles a wide variety of criminal offenses, including sex crimes, violent crimes, drug cases, weapons charges, theft, burglary and robbery charges, domestic violence matters, restraining orders and drunk driving (DUI, OUI) charges.
West Roxbury District Court is located at 445 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130. The West Roxbury District Court handles cases from a number of Suffolk County areas, including:
- Hyde Park
- West Roxbury
- Areas of Mission Hill
- West Roxbury
- Mattapan Sections of Boston
The Law Offices of Stephen Neyman fight for our clients using all the tools and experience at our disposal, including motions to dismiss cases, motions to suppress evidence, plea negotiations, bench trials and jury trials.
Attorney Neyman and his staff work to explain the criminal process to clients and their families and fight for the best outcome possible. We make a point of returning all calls promptly, day or night, and fight to win the best outcome possible for your case.
If you have been charged with an offense in West Roxbury or the surrounding area, call Boston Defense Lawyer Stephen Neyman at 617-263-6800 or contact us online.
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