Case Conclusion Date:August 10, 2011
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:Mandatory Prison Waived, Departure to probation instead!
Description:Client was charged with operating a large marijuana grow operation. He was also on probation for a previous felony conviction for the same thing. Also found in the case were several firearms requiring a minimum sentence of 5 years in prison. John Conard litigated multiple issues with the search warrant and police conduct. In addition, Conard brought a fiercely contested motion for a sentencing departure. At the sentencing hearing the judge told the client "you are getting a huge break! you should thank your lawyer, Mr. Conard is certainly one of the best." Client recieved probation and minor local jail time. NO PRISON sentence was entered.