Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in North Castle, NY
Recently, a client of the firm was arrested for two counts of
possessing a controlled substance as a
felony. These are serious charges that can result in a state prison sentence.
The client was a passenger in a motor vehicle and the driver was stopped
for speeding along I-684 in the Town of North Castle. The State Trooper
claimed to smell marijuana emanating from the vehicle and decided to search
the entire vehicle (interesting to note that no marijuana was found creating
an important search and seizure issue). During the search drugs were located
in the trunk of the vehicle.
The client was a business professional with various licenses so an aggressive
defense was essential to the client's reputation and ability to keep
Our office defended that matter and it was ultimately agreed to by the
Westchester County District Attorney's Office and the North Castle
Court that the case should be dismissed. Our office also worked closely
with the client's employer to protect the various licenses and the
When someone is charged with a crime an aggressive legal strategy is essential
to a successful outcome. If you or someone you love has been charged with
a crime call our office for a
free legal consultation.