2013 MM 2244 A1

Marijuana Charges Leon County Not Guilty

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: Marijuana Distribution
  • Result: Not Guilty

Charges

  • Count 1 – Marijuana- Distribution of no more than 20 Grams

Facts

Citizen was charged with possession of marijuana. Officer observed that Citizen was not wearing a seatbelt while driving. Officer conducted a traffic stop, and allegedly smelled a strong cannabis odor. There was a large amount of cash inside the car. Citizen was detained and placed inside the officer’s vehicle. A search was conducted that revealed a plastic baggie containing cannabis. Citizen was subsequently placed under arrest.

Outcome

  • Count 1 – Went to trial: Not Guilty Verdict