Conspiracy to distribute cocaine and possession of cocaine

NOT GUILTY AFTER JURY TRIAL

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Possession of Cocaine

Details:

Criminal defense case results for Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and surrounding areasOur client faced 44 years in Federal Prison for Federal charges arising from a controlled buy in Florosa, Florida. The actual sale was conducted by her boyfriend. The main witnesses against her consisted of 5 persons in federal custody who all testified on behalf of the Government that she had previously been present on multiple cocaine sales. All of these witnesses were facing life in prison.

Outcome: Following a three-day jury trial our client was found Not Guilty. The jury did not buy the credibility of the Government’s witnesses nor that the Federal Drug Task Force’s testimony established guilt beyond and to the exclusion of a reasonable doubt