Result: Felony conspiracy was DROPPED, Misdemeanor reckless driving was DROPPED, and Felony selling/distribution was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor possession charge with NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME!
Client was facing 21 years in prison with 2 years at minimum as he was charged.
1) Class 5 Felony selling, distributing, possession with intent to distribute, over 1/2 ounce but not over 5 pounds of marijuana under VA Code 18.2-248
2) Class 5 Felony conspiracy to sell, distribute, possession with intent to distribute, over .5 oz but not over 5 pounds of marijuana
3) Class 1 Misdemeanor reckless driving by speed 96 in a 70 mph zone under VA Code 46.2-862 (almost eluding)
Read more about Drug / Marijuana Law here: Virginia Drug Charges | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of possession, distribution and arrest laws
Read more about Reckless Driving and other criminal traffic violations here: What is Reckless Driving in Virginia? | A Defense Criminal Lawyer’s explanation of VA Law 46.2-852 and 46.2-862