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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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A Dominican man was arrested and indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of Heroin.  These charges stemmed from the man selling heroin to an undercover…

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A man was arrested and charged for Domestic Kidnapping based on his girlfriend’s report to police.   She claimed that they got into an argument after she asked him if he took her cellphone.  The man allegedly responded by jumping on…

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A Dominican man was arrested and charged with Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute 2 Kilograms of Cocaine.   Police conducting surveillance observed two men, operating separate vehicles, drive up next to each along the roadside.  One man got out…

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An intoxicated bar patron was asked to leave the establishment and refused.   The bartender then contacted Providence Police for assistance with removing him from the premises.  When police arrived and asked the man to leave, he again refused.   Police apprehended…

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An international tourist visiting the United States was arrested and charged with shoplifting from the Macy’s Department Store in the Providence Place Mall.   The young Russian woman made some purchases in Macy’s and then allegedly walked out of the store…

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Police responded to a motor vehicle stop.  After conferring with the two motorists (one white man and one black man) the officer asked for their identifications.  Both men walked to their respective vehicles to obtain their licenses.   The white man…

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