Represented Kenton County Defendant on Felony Charges of Trafficking in Ecstasy and Trafficking in Marijuana while in Possession of a Handgun

The handgun was in the trunk and was used by the Defendant for target practice. The Defendant had over 80 Ecstasy pills and several ounces of marijuana in his vehicle. Defendant was facing 20 years in prison. After successfully moving the Court to limit any testimony about the presence of the handgun, a four day jury trial followed. The jury came back with a simple possession verdict. The jury deadlocked on the issue of whether or not the handgun was related to the charge. Prosecutors ultimately agreed to diversion and the Defendant served no time.