CHARGES: (1) Possession With Intent to Deliver Cocaine
(2) Maintaining a Narcotics Nuisance
FACTS: Client was under surveillance for selling narcotics. The police obtained a search warrant to search my client‚Äôs home. Police discovered 25 grams of cocaine in individually wrapped bags. Additionally, police find scales, baggies and other indicia of narcotic sales. My client was not a US citizen and was potentially facing deportation for these charges.
RESULT: Charge amended to maintaining a narcotics nuisance for disorderly persons, which is a non-deportable offense.