Q: Should parent of minor communicate with the State's Attorney, before court, about a ticket her child received?
The officer received a phone report of a white truck driving fast on a rural road. The officer pulled the minor over as he was leaving a bank drive thru (driving 10 mph). The minor was scared because he had a small amount of state dispensary marijuana in his truck. He immediately handed it to the officer. The officer did not write a ticket for the speeding, but did for a minor in possession of an adult substance. The minor intends on arguing the validity of the reason for the initial stop. The parent would like to discuss the issue with the State's Attorney, and provide her with background information that may be relevant but is unsure if this would be a good idea or not.
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