Charges Dismissed in White Plains City Court

Westchester Count, NY

Three months after being arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree and various traffic violations, our client, JMM, was vindicated when he avoided any criminal conviction and the traffic violations were dismissed in White Plains City Court. He happily walked out of the courtroom with his family a “free man” with no criminal record that would affect his future.

​The allegations of the case involved the client being stopped at the intersection of W. Post Road and Highland Avenue in the City of White Plains, NY. Following the stop, for numerous traffic violations, the driver was questioned and arrested for possessing a controlled substance contained in a vaporizer pen.

​Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree is classified as an Class A Misdemeanor criminal offense, which could result in up to a year in jail, three years of probation, drug treatment as a condition of the sentence and/or expensive fines and surcharges.

​Fortunately for JMM, Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP took the time and made the effort to investigate the allegations and analyze the evidence.

​This diligent approach ultimately resulted in the client avoiding a criminal conviction and having all of the numerous traffic violations being dismissed.

​When it comes to cases involving allegations of drug possession and drug sale in White Plains, NY, it is important to remember that the charges are only allegations and that being arrested for any of these offenses does not mean that your life will adversely affected. The experienced and proven Westchester County criminal defense attorneys at Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP know how to protect your rights and defend your future.

​All too often the claims of innocence are often overlooked and the rush to judgment in these circumstances must be balanced by the principles of our criminal justice system where the presumption of innocence must be maintained. In this case, JMM was fortunate enough to have a criminal defense attorney who fought to make sure that his rights were protected and that the law was followed.

If you have been arrested in Westchester County, contact us today at (914) 840-5104 and schedule a free consultation today. Get more than 100 years of combined legal experience on your side.