Case: State v. KM, 5 counts of Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Attempt to Elude, and Resisting Arrest, Dismissal of all Charges
Case Synopsis: Local County Sheriffs responded to information that Defendant was selling methamphetamine at his residence. Upon arrival, Deputies observed Defendant run out of building and into the woods. Defendant threw an item into the woods and proceeded to run in another direction. Deputies spotted Defendant trying to hide in a pile of brush. Defendant was handcuffed and detained. A box was recovered in the woods near Defendant that contained the following items: 9.4 grams of methamphetamine, 1 gram of heroin, 10 milligram Hydrocodone tablets, generic Adderall tablets, Phentermine tablets, Methocarbamol tablets, other unidentified tablets, digital weight scale used to weigh narcotics, one small red straw used to inhale narcotics, one glass tube used to smoke narcotics, two small round containers used to contain and transport narcotics, and multiple plastic baggies used to contain and transport narcotics. Defendant was charged under Alabama Drug Laws with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance – Heroin, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance – Hydrocodone, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance –Generic Adderall, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance – Phentermine, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Attempting to Elude Police, and Resisting Arrest.
Outcome: Birmingham Alabama Criminal Defense Attorney, Whitney Polson, successfully argued for all of the Client’s charges to be dismissed on the day of trial. Client’s cases were dismissed.