State of Vermont v. Frederic Dumouchel

Brian Kent Tillman

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2003

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Hung Jury, then dismissal

Description:Client stopped at border crossing in a gravel truck, agents find two large duffle bags with 58 pounds of marijuana (total) under the bed in a chain compartment. Client denied all knowledge of the drugs, but speaks very little English and is very nervous. Arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. Tried the case to a jury, arguing that nothing proved he knew it was there.