Drug Dealing Charge Results in Three Year Deferred Sentence in November 2021
CHARGES: POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
CASE OVERVIEW: Marin & Barrett, Inc., is extremely pleased to report that a Client charged with possession with intent to distribute Ketamine and MDMA (Ecstasy) – a felony offenses – resolved with a three-year deferred sentence. In Rhode Island, possession with intent to deliver controlled substances is a felony offense punishable by up to thirty (30) 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.
RESULT: The Client received a 3 year deferred sentence which will result in the dismissal and expungement of the charges upon a successful completion of the deferred sentence in November 2021
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense
Court: Superior Court