Case Dismissed – Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Cocaine: Federal Court

Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substance Lawyer - MichiganCharge (Count 1): Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Cocaine
Felony: Imprisonment for not less than 5 years and not more than 40 years and a fine of up to $2 million dollars
Court: United States District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
Motion to Dismiss or for a Bill of Particulars: DENIED (three times)
Disposition: DISMISSED, via agreement with the Assistant U.S. Attorney, under a six month diversion program.
Note: In a case with over 100 defendants involving a major criminal enterprise, with thousands of pages of discovery, evidence concerning the Defendant only appeared on three of those pages. The issue was whether the Defendant simply received and possessed cocaine for his personal use or intended to deliver it to a third party. There was insufficient evidence that the Defendant ever intended to deliver the cocaine.

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