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Treatment In Lieu of Jail for Felony Drug Charges

18 March 2020 | Case Results,  Drug Charges,  

Attorney Sean Hessler

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Sean Hessler

18 March 2020

Case Results,  Drug Charges,  

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Criminal attorney Hessler recently helped a man struggling with drug addiction when he was charged with an F2 felony for possession with intent to distribute (PWID). Apparently, the police were investigating someone else for selling meth, but our client was witnessed tossing a bag of narcotics. We negotiated with the prosecution for a result that would help our client, rather than send him to jail. We ultimately agreed to a four year suspended sentence for a reduced possession charge and had him admitted to drug treatment.

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