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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 woman was charged in U.S. District Court for Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin. This charge followed a larger investigation that led to a traffic stop of she and her boyfriend. Federal agents in New York City…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A man was charged in U.S. District Court for Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin. This charge followed a larger investigation that led to a traffic stop of the man. Federal agents in New York City were conducting a large-scale…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A young man was charged in U.S. District Court for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl. The charge stemmed from a random motor vehicle stop by state police for an observed traffic violation. Once stopped, police determined the man was…

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Warrant Offenses

Police arrested a man based on a warrant for alleged firearms charges. Police previously executed a warrant at the home of the man’s estranged spouse. Inside, they discovered a stolen firearm. Police arrested and charged the wife for this weapon….

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Warrant Offenses

A man was arrested in Rhode Island and initially held without bail due to multiple warrants that existed for his arrest in Massachusetts. The man was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped by police. Once police learned of…

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Warrant Offenses

A former home health aide was accused by an elderly patient of stealing expensive jewelry and heirlooms from the woman’s home. When questioned about the missing jewelry by police, the woman admitted and apologized for the theft. Notwithstanding, she was…

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