Grenada, MS asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Mississippi

Q: Can A Person In Mississippi Be Charged For A Conspiracy When Its Only That Person An A Confedential Informant

My Brother Sold Pills To A CI on two Occassions which it was only a total of 6 Pills for the CI personal use. Wasnt no one's or nothing else involve except my brother an The CI. On the second sale my brother was arrested for sale of a control substance an also Conspiracy. He was charge with Conspiracy for conspiring with the same CI whom set him up. But how is that possible when it was only a buyer an seller relationship plus wasnt nothing or noone else involve. Plus I thought Ms Supreme Court Says That A CI Can Not be a party to a conspiracy when its only the CI an the defendant ?

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Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: That is exactly correct. If the conspiracy only involves the accused and a confidential informant, and no other person, then the accused cannot be charged with conspiracy, except under very particular circumstances. Your brother's best bet is going to be to reach out to a criminal defense lawyer so that they can review the facts and circumstances, and develop a plan of action to tackle the charges. Feel free to reach out to any lawyer on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most of us on here are happy to provide a free consultation to see how we can help.

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