Overland Park, KS asked in Criminal Law for Kansas

Q: Can I get charged dropped?

Currently am awaiting a citation/ticket from my school officer about MIP of tobacco products. I was caught with an electronic cigarette that requires a pod that you fill with your own nicotine liquid. I did not have a pod with me only the base. They found it in a ziploc bag that smelled "sweet". So I basically am being charged for having a battery. Could I get these charges dropped as I did not have any tobacco products on me? I supposedly will have an assigned date for a court hearing. Will I be able to drop the charges at the hearing due to lack of evidence?

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Michael Duma
Michael Duma
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Olathe, KS
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: I would call a lawyer immediately and make no statements to your resource officer or any other law enforcement or school officials.

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