Marijuana Arrest and Defense in Rhode Island
There are more arrests associated with the possession of marijuana than with any other illicit drug in Rhode Island. According to the Rhode Island UCR, in 2001 nearly 53 percent of adult arrests for drug possession and over 81 percent of all juvenile arrests for drug possession were marijuana-related.
Rhode Island Defense Lawyer Joshua Macktaz provides aggressive and effective representation to individuals facing Marijuana (also called pot or weed) related drug offenses such as misdemeanor possession, felony possession, cultivation, sale, delivery, and distribution. A former Rhode Island Special Assistant Attorney General from 1993-1997 Attorney Macktaz has extensive experience with misdemeanor and felony Marijuana possession, sale, and distribution cases as a prosecutor and has used that knowledge to successfully defend his private clients accused of drug related offenses. Before becoming a private Rhode Island Defense Lawyer, Attorney Macktaz lectured in-coming police academy cadets as an AG Prosecutor on proper prosecutions and arrests. This unique experience has afforded Mr. Macktaz a wealth of knowledge not readily available to the average criminal defense attorney.
Criminal law embodies the statutes defining criminal offenses,and all that is related to the punishment of such offenses. If you are facing criminal charges in Rhode Island such as narcotics or Marijuana possession, intent, cultivation, sale, distribution, or delivery Contact Joshua Macktaz, a Rhode Island Defense Attorney today for a free, initial consultation to discuss your case at 401-861-1155.