Possession of a Controlled Substance
26th & California, Chicago
Chicago Police Officers claimed that our client purchased heroin from a codefendant in the alley near 45th and Lawler and arrested both of them. Attorney Levinsohn spoke to the residents and learned that the codefendant and his family lived at that location and that our client was a friend of the family. The Residents also stated that the police broke into the house and arrested the codefendant and our client in the basement and neither had drugs with them. Attorney Levinsohn presented this evidence to the prosecutor prior to trial and the case was Dismissed. The codefendant had a different attorney and pleaded guilty prior to our client’s case being dismissed.
Tags: Cook County Criminal Courthouse, Drugs