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Police arrest Wisconsin man with pot, cocaine and gun

Police in Mount Pleasant arrested a 28-year-old man from Racine after initiating a traffic stop for speeding. The officer's report described witnessing a vehicle exceeding the speed limit on Sunnyslope Drive. Two people occupied the vehicle.

The officer said that the odor of marijuana emerged from the vehicle. A search ensued, and the officer reported finding 9 grams of cocaine, 183 grams of marijuana and a semiautomatic pistol.

The driver was arrested and taken to Racine County Jail. Police let the passenger go without charges, but authorities charged the driver with possession of marijuana and cocaine with an intent to deliver and possessing a firearm as a felon. His prior criminal history included guilty pleas for burglary and third-degree sexual assault.

When people are facing drug charges, the services of a criminal defense attorney could prove useful. Advice from an attorney could allow them to understand rights and courtroom procedures. An attorney's evaluation of the strength of the evidence might help a person make a choice about how to enter a plea. Any shortcomings in evidence might be used by an attorney to challenge charges. After approaching a prosecutor, an attorney might gain a plea deal that limits penalties. If a plea bargain is not acceptable to the person, an attorney could represent the defendant during a trial. Efforts such as trying to build a sympathetic jury or questioning the actions of law enforcement might result in an acquittal.

Source: Mount Pleasant Patch, "Speeding Ticket Turns Into Drug Bust For Pot, Cocaine", Scott Anderson, Aug. 11, 2017

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