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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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Latest Case Results From Our Firm

Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A young civilian woman entered Hanscom Air Force Base with her vehicle and was subjected to a search.   Military police detected an odor of marijuana from inside her vehicle.  A search of the passenger compartment yielded the discovery of both…

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Miscellaneous Offenses

East Providence Police charged a man with Disorderly Conduct following an incident of road rage.  The man and a female motorist had an altercation on the roadway.  He claimed she cut him off, while she claimed he was following or…

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Theft Offenses

Two friends got together to smoke marijuana.  One man visited the other man’s home, which he did on a regular basis for this purpose.  The men then left to purchase more marijuana and returned to the home.  While together in…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

 A married couple was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana after Massachusetts State Police discovered a marijuana grow of 67 plants on their property.   State Police team up with the Massachusetts Army National Guard to perform aerial surveillance…

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Assault Offenses

Police charged a man with Domestic Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct following an altercation with his girlfriend in their apartment.  The couple attended a party together earlier in the evening.  The girl left on her own to return home while…

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Assault Offenses

Providence Police charged a man with Domestic Assault following a report by his wife of a physical altercation.  The couple got into a verbal argument.  To avoid the confrontation, the wife went into the bathroom and locked the door.  The…

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