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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Mississippi on
Q: I recently went through a road block, possession of less than one gram. What are my options?

Recently went through a road block were I was asked if I had been drinking or smoking that even, to which I answered “smoking yes earlier”, and was asked to get out of my vehicle. Officer claimed he smelled burned marijuana in my vehicle, and upon his search, nothing was found. Less than one... Read more »

Christopher Kittell
Christopher Kittell
answered on Nov 5, 2022

Hire a DUI attorney near you. He or she should be able to get you probation (if not an outright dismissal) since it’s a first offense.

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Q: I am facing trafficking charges possession of cocaine meth and marijuana dui and speeding
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on May 13, 2022

That's pretty rough, especially since the trafficking charge carries a mandatory minimum. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss the facts of the case and see what can be done.

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Q: What would happen if someone is under 21 and has weed?

How much jail time are you looking at?

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on May 13, 2022

Even though they are under 21, they could still be facing some jail time; however, it always depends on the circumstances, like the amount of weed, circumstances of the person having the weed, etc. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to talk about the... Read more »

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Q: Pulled over in MS and had 30 grams of Marijuana, 0.1 grams (one tenth) of methamphetamine, and about 15 x pills on them.

The person they were riding with had their gun in the car so the charges were enhanced? First time offender so what's the worst case scenario? What kind of time are they looking at?

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jan 2, 2022

They are looking at some considerable time, given the number of dosage units involved. That being said, even with a firearm enhancement, there is still a possibility of having it resolved with minimal or no jail time; however, it all depends on the circumstances. I would highly recommend reaching... Read more »

Q: Can I be put on 6 months misdemeanor probation with $600 fine for poss of marijuana when it was less than a gram (.2g)

I was a passenger in a car. We were initially stopped by 2 city officers for the window tint. We're were immediately pulled out of the vehicle and searched. I had to tiny pieces of weed in my pocket. Not even a gram .2 grams to be exact. I plead not guilty. The judge set me a court date. Once... Read more »

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Aug 10, 2021

They can if you ended up pleaded guilty or were found guilty by the court. The good news, though, is that at the of this the 6 months, your record will be expunged and it will not even show up on your record. The bad news is that you only get one bite at the apple when it comes to getting... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: Can a cop pull someone over because it appears they have no seatbelt, then give tickets for marijuana and paraphernalia?

Someone I know got pulled over for appearing to have no seatbelt, when they had one on the whole time. After being pulled over, the cop smelled marijuana and the person was honest and showed him, he had 2.5 grams and also the pipe he hit it out of. The cop issued 2 tickets, in pencil, possession of... Read more »

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 21, 2021

Likely not, unless it is absolutely established that the officer was lying. Typically, an officer can pull someone over for any traffic violation or perceived traffic violation. Afterwards, such as in a situation like this, if a person volunteers information about possessing a controlled substance,... Read more »

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Q: Possession charge flowood ms, I notice at the bottom I swear to show up on or before the court date, can I just pay fine

Ahead of time instead of going in front of court?

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jan 2, 2021

Maybe. However, I would highly encourage you to reach out to a lawyer to see whether there is a way to keep this off of your record.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Mississippi on
Q: What's does 3years in custody of mississippi department of corrections two years suspended 1 Year isp 5years supervised
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Dec 14, 2020

It sounds like the overall sentence would be 8 years, with three to serve; however, without actually seeing the sentencing order, it is hard to determine how much time would actually be served. From my initial glance of what you are saying, it sounds like there would be no time to serve, and... Read more »

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