Charged Marijuana Possession in Rhode Island District Court

Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Criminal Charges:

Man Arrested and charged in Rhode Island District Court (3rd Division), Kent County, Warwick, RI for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)

Case Overview:

Glocester Police responded to a residence following a report of an illegal marijuana grow.  Upon arriving on scene, police observed several marijuana plants outside near the garage and encountered a man who was loading marijuana plants onto a truck.  Police later returned with a search warrant and subsequently discovered approximately 189 marijuana plants and around 11 ounces of loose marijuana on the property.  Police then arrested the man and charged him with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance for the discovered marijuana.  He initially appeared in Rhode Island District Court (6th Division) and was ordered held without bail.  He then retained Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III, to defend him in this matter.

Case Result:

Attorney John L. Calcagni, III and his team prepared a motion and supporting bail package for the man’s release.  Once before the Court for a bail hearing, Attorney John L. Calcagni, III successfully persuaded the judge to release the man on $25,000 surety bail.

Bail Granted.

Rhode Island District Court (3rd Division)

Noel Judicial Complex
222 Quaker Lane
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-0107
Phone: (401) 822-6750

Cities and Towns Prosecuted: Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Foster, Johnston, Glocester, Lincoln, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Smithfield, Scituate, Smithfield, Warwick, West Greenwich, and West Warwick.