Rentz, GA asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: Why was my bf charged and th only one charged for drugs found in someone else's houses he was visiting it was not on him

It was not in his possession but in the lady's trash but he was the o kynone

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Cawanna Anise McMichael
Cawanna Anise McMichael
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Carrollton, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: There is to speculate why the police charged only your boyfriend with the drug possession without reviewing ing the State’s evidence. From what you are describing, your boyfriend likely has a solid defense and needs to hire counsel to review the evidence and develop his defense to work towards a favorable outcome.

E. Morris Margulis
E. Morris Margulis
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Duluth, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Based on your description, I would expect the prosecution in his case to proceed on a theory of "constructive possession", which is a way to have something (legally) without actually holding it. This idea comes up frequently in drug cases.

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