State can't prove delivery of coke to CI

Lori Doganiero Palmieri

Case Conclusion Date:February 6, 2013

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:The charges were dismissed by the State Attorney.

Description:Delivery and Possession of Cocaine. Client allegedly made a sale to a confidential informant while videotaped. The tape failed to capture the person selling the drugs and the only person who supposedly could identify the seller was the CI. The CI had also misidentified another alleged drug dealer during the same time frame. Upon a Motion to Disclose the Confidential Informant, the agency refused to disclose the CI and the State had to dismiss the case.