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Maryland police arrest man on drug charge after brief chase

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

What makes a defendant attempt to flee from police? Although there are many potential answers to this question, not all of them may be indicative of an individual’s guilt. In order to make this determination, a close examination of the facts may be necessary, especially in cases where a drug charge has been brought… Read More »

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Maryland police arrest 15 on drug charges

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

An investigation into alleged drug trafficking can take a substantial amount of time for police to put together. Often using confidential informants and undercover officers, Maryland law enforcement will work to build a case that they can present to prosecutors in the hope that they will issue drug charges against specified individuals. In a… Read More »

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Unclear evidence: Rap star acquitted of Maryland drug charges

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

When rapper 2 Chainz and his tour crew were headed to a show at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, they couldn’t have expected the legal trouble that would crop up along the way. Officers pulled the musician’s tour van over and allegedly smelled marijuana, which led to the seizure of drug paraphernalia and… Read More »

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Maryland could be the next state to legalize marijuana

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Just this past November, two states made history by decriminalizing marijuana for adults over the age of 21. Now, Maryland could be the next state to legalize the drug if a bill authored by a Baltimore delegate is passed. The delegate introduced the bill into the House of Delegates late last month and it… Read More »

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Would you like fries with those drug charges?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Two young brothers, ages 18 and 20, were recently arrested in Baltimore County on suspicion of drug possession and distribution. Police reported to a McDonald’s parking lot in Aberdeen based on complaints that the two men were selling drugs from their vehicle. When they arrived, cops found the two men in their car smoking… Read More »

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Maryland man sentenced for drug possession and DUI

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

In April 2011, a police officer noticed cars on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway slowing down and swerving out of the right lane to avoid hitting something. As the officer got closer, he discovered a vehicle stopped in the right lane with the driver asleep behind the wheel. Although the interstate is no place to take… Read More »

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Sentencing guideline revision means early release for some offenders

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Last Tuesday, around 1,800 inmates convicted of crack offenses became eligible for early release because of changes in federal sentencing guidelines. The guidelines, which had been in place since the 1980s, were revised last August and made retroactive by the U.S. Sentencing Commission over the summer. The goal of the revision was to achieve… Read More »

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Prescription drug crimes call for new prevention prescription

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

When discussing drug crimes, it is natural to assume that the drugs to talk about are marijuana, cocaine or heroin. This is a different generation of drug addiction and crime in the country, however, and those drugs are not the root of all drug problems. According to The Baltimore Sun, more and more people in the… Read More »

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Part Two: Officer Credibility on Trial in Drug Cases, Rightly So

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Our last post left off discussing how a Maryland officer’s inconsistent testimony led to 2003 drug charges being dismissed by a judge. That same officer whose mistakes crippled that possession case has recently tried to provide testimony in support of another drug offense conviction. The officer is having trouble doing so without the defense… Read More »

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Baltimore Man Fights Sentence and Wins by Proving System Mistake

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

It might be common for inmates to say that they were wrongly accused and wrongly convicted. In the case of Mr. P., however, he not only was telling the truth, but he proved the truth in court. A U.S. District Court judge recently concluded that the inmate was sentenced to too many years in… Read More »

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