Verifiable Case Result

Marijuana charge dropped

State v. E.S.; Case No. 2006-CF-2693(St Lucie County)

Arresting Agency: St. Lucie County Sheriffs Office

Case Summary: “Our client is 18 years old and driving to school. He gets into an accident that was not his fault. He is taken to the hospital and his truck is towed. Upon receiving the vehicle at the tow yard, one of the employees decides to look inside the truck. He allegedly finds marijuana underneath the seat and calls the police. The police take his word for it and arrest our client for possession of marijuana. The defense makes a phone to the prosecutor handling the case pointing out that no law enforcement officer ever observed my client anywhere near the bag of weed.”

Result: “Charge dropped.”


Brian Mallonee is a Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving St Lucie, Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee Counties