Police raised my house Aug 2014 seized 7 grams meth , the tag on a bag of meth in evidence locker with my case number on it has a date of Oct 2016 over 2 years after date of incident
The state has to prove that this meth was taken from your house. The wrong date may make that hard unless they can establish a chain of custody.
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A judge would likely rule that the error is minor and doesn’t make the evidence excludable, but a skilled lawyer will be able to argue to the jury that an error like that is a huge problem and ruins the credibility of the whole case. Good luck!
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