We recently helped a man in his mid-20s avoid serious drug convictions. Originally charged with drug trafficking, a fourth-degree felony, he was extremely concerned about his future. We took the case to the grand jury and he was only indicted on possession of marijuana (a minor misdemeanor) along with a tinted window violation on his vehicle. This young man was worried; he had a significant criminal record where he had already served time in prison because of drug-related convictions, but he was looking to get his life back on track. Another drug conviction would come with prison time and thousands of dollars in fines on top of other consequences, like derailing his college education. He sought the help of Cincinnati drug lawyer Brad Groene to help him achieve the best possible outcome for this situation.
At the time of the alleged offense, our client did not have any marijuana on his person. Law enforcement’s investigation of this alleged offense was found to be flawed in many ways. We attended two court dates on the client’s behalf in Hamilton County Municipal Court. Ultimately, both the possession of marijuana and tinted window violation charges were dismissed. Our client was thrilled that what started out as felony charges ended up having no impact on his criminal record.
The results of a particular case are based on unique circumstances and do not predict how other cases may turn out. There are no guarantees that other cases will resolve in the same way.