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RI Lawyer Wins Landmark Marijuana Case in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

On September 22, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a landmark decision in the matter of Commonwealth v. Elivette Rodriguez, holding that the odor of marijuana alone is not a sufficient basis for police to conduct a motor vehicle stop.

RI Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been accused of a crime in the Rhode Island, you need a highly experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer with a winning track record for success. Call Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III today for a free consultation.

MA Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with a crime in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you need a skilled Criminal Defense Lawyer who understands the complexities and levels of the Massachusetts Court System. Call Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III today for a free consultation.

Military Criminal Defense Attorney

As a former prosecutor with the US Army JAG Corps and the US Attorney's Office, Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of military criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial in Military Court for all types of crimes.

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

When you need the assistance of a Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer, it is highly advisable that you hire someone who has extensive experience within the federal system. There are certain areas of the practice of law that require more experience and exposure than others, and Federal Criminal Defense is high on this list.

About Our Rhode Island Criminal Defense Law Firm

Our firm provides personalized, experienced, and successful representation for clients in need of a Criminal Defense Attorney to represent them in matters before the Rhode Island Federal Court and Massachusetts Federal and District Courts. Our practice focuses on Criminal Defense for Misdemeanors and Felonies, Military Defense, Federal Criminal Defense, and Violent Crime matters. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Florida.

As a former prosecutor with the US Army JAG Corps and a Special Assistant US Attorney, Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial for Federal and State Crimes. As a Military Defense Lawyer, Attorney Calcagni is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, as well as the state and federal ourts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Florida.

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A young woman was arrested by Plainville Police in Plainville, Massachusetts and initially charged in Wrentham District Court with Distribution of Heroin, Conspiracy and a Drug Violation Near a School.  The charges were later filed by indictment in Norfolk County…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Police executed a search warrant at an apartment where they believed drugs were stored and sold.   A search of the apartment yielded the discovery of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia to include baggies, a digital scale, and other items related…

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Miscellaneous Offenses

Police observed a young man and his girlfriend arguing outside of a bar.   The officer intervened and determined that the man was intoxicated.   As the officer attempted to detain the man, he pulled away.  The officer then attempted to place…

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Domestic Violence Offenses

Police arrested a woman following an allegation against her for domestic assault.  Her boyfriend called 911 and alleged that she slapped him in the face and refused to leave his home.  When police arrived on scene, they observed redness to…

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Motor Vehicle Offenses

Police responded to a call for a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arrival, they observed a damaged and disabled vehicle in the roadway. The injured occupants told police their vehicle was struck from behind by a utility van.   They further indicated…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Police arrested a Massachusetts man after he was captured on video surveillance in a restaurant parking lot engaging in a drug transaction.  Video footage showed the man and another individual engage in the transaction.   Police responded on scene and detained…

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