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i was arrested on friday after i drove a guy that i met online

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i was arrested on friday after i drove a guy that i met online to pick up some crack cocaine. I am charged with possession of a controlled substance. I had no drugs on me, or anything illegal. What should I do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 7 years ago.

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Where were the drugs found?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
on the guy i met online
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 7 years ago.
Where was the guy when the police found the drugs?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
he picked the drugs up in asbury park, nj and got into my car and we left...soon tp be pulled over by the police
i was detained for several hours, the other guy was locked up
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 7 years ago.

Because he was in your car, that means you were in "constructive" possession of the drugs. That's why you were charged.


A drug crime is very serious and can have long-term implications in terms of trying to find jobs in the future. You should hire a criminal defense attorney to help you in court. If you cannot afford an attorney, you should ask for court-appointed counsel.


Good luck and best wishes for better days ahead! I hope that you find this information to be helpful and this answer to be ACCEPTable!

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thanks! it won't happen again!
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 7 years ago.
I hope not! Good luck!

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