Driver is taking a friend for a ride. The car is stopped by police and a probable cause search ensues. Cocaine is found in the Friend’s purse. Both Driver and Friend are female and have purses in the car. Friend does not claim the purse that the drugs were found in. Frustrated that the Driver will not inform against the Friend, the officer arrests both ladies. Discovery reviewed by the Attorney, particularly the roadside video, was key in demonstrating to prosecutors that the police knew the drugs belonged to the passenger and only arrested the Driver for her lack of cooperation.
Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance
by The Peugh Law Firm | Oct 15, 2018