Case Conclusion Date: August 13, 2008
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Dismissal following suppression of evidence
Description: Defendant charged with felony marijuana transportation was wrongly stopped for non-existent traffic violation "driving while black" in Mendocino County. Sheriff's dashboard video showed no illegal driving, and defense expert (a former CHP sgt.) testified as such. Judge Brennan suppressed marijuana, DA dismissed.