Boston Municipal Court client is charged with possession with intent to distribute
marijuana and possession of a firearm without a license. The possession of a
firearm without a license charge carries a mandatory minimum 18 months House of
Facts of the case are that client goes to a friend's home with a backpack with a
couple small bags of marijuana in the backpack as well as a weight scale. While
the client is charging his phone in the upstairs bedroom of his friends home two
cousins of his friend come running back into the home stating that the police
are on their way.
One of them stated that the gun jammed on him. Police arrive on the scene,
the client in fear that he will be caught with his backpack with the
marijuana and scale shuts the door to the home. All others are outside of the
house at this point. The police draw their attention to the home and eventually
are allowed in and search, Clients backpack is found in the upstairs bedroom
along with his phone charging, a gun is found under the mattress.