Felony Possession and Forgery Charges Result in Deferred Sentence in October 2021
(1) FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
(2) FORGERY AND CREDIT CARD FRAUD
(3) POSSESSION OF A FALSE IDENTIFICATION
CASE OVERVIEW: Attorney Kensley Barrett with Marin & Barrett, Inc., is extremely pleased to report that a Client charged with forgery/credit card fraud and possession of Cocaine – both felony offenses – resolved with a three-year deferred sentence. In Rhode Island, both forgery/credit card fraud and possession of a controlled substances are felony offenses punishable by up to three (3) years at the Adult Correctional Institute. After meeting with the prosecutor handling the case, Marin & Barrett, Inc., was able to negotiate the favorable three-year deferred sentence on behalf of the Client. The three-year deferred sentence does not constitute a conviction and it allows the Client to have the case removed from his record upon successful completion of the three-year period.
CASE RESULT: FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND FELONY FORGERY AND CREDIT CARD FRAUD resulted in a three year deferred sentence in October 2021
Practice area(s): Credit Card Fraud, Criminal Defense
Court: Superior Court