Client was travelling east on Interstate 80 and had stopped at a gas station when law enforcement searched the U-Haul client was driving with his consent. Upon searching the vehicle, law enforcement located 31 lbs of marijuana and charged the client with possession with the intent to deliver marijuana (Class IIA Felony) and the possession of marijuana absent a Drug Tax Stamp (a Class IV Felony). The driver was facing up to 22 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000. Berry Law attorney Seth Morris successfully demonstrated the U-Haul wasn’t rented in client’s name, the client didn’t have the key to the cargo portion of the U-Haul where the marijuana was found, the client’s belongings were not in the U-haul, there was no evidence the client ever had access to the cargo portion of the U-Haul, and the State’s cooperating witness sent incriminating Facebook messages just days prior to the search. After jury deliberation, the client was found not guilty on all charges. Case Dismissed.
Client stopped on Interstate-80 with approximately 170 pounds of marijuana in Lincoln, Nebraska. Berry Law attorneys successfully filed a motion to suppress evidence based on the fact that law enforcement unconstitutionally and unlawfully stopped and detained the out of state driver. Case Dismissed.
Client stopped on Interstate 80 in York County, Nebraska transporting $500,000 cash and was charged with felony possession of drug money.
Client stopped on Interstate-80 with 20 pounds of marijuana. Client was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, a Class IIA felony punishable by up to 20 years in imprisonment. Client sentenced to probation. No Jail Time.
Client charged in an interstate drug stop with possessing drug money in violation of Nebraska Criminal Law. Berry Law Firm filed a motion to suppress and the court found the detention of the defendant was illegal and all evidence found during the traffic stop and search was suppressed. All charges against the defendant were dismissed prior to trial.
Client charged in Douglas County with possession with intent to distribute marijuana based on an interstate drug stop where police officers located 27lbs of marijuana. Berry Law Firm won the motion to suppress evidence based on an illegal traffic stop in violation of the client’s 4th Amendment rights. After the court granted Berry Law Firm’s motion, the prosecutor dismissed the case.