Commonwealth VS. Brandon Moment
The defendant was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st, Possession Of Controlled substance 3rd and Possession of marijuana. The facts of the case are that the defendant along with a few other co-defendants were in a house and there was a search warrant that was executed. During the search warrant the defendant admitted to having Cocaine and marijuana in his pocket. He then went on to tell the police he was a drug dealer but only sold to his friends.
The defendant took this case to trial on July 23, 2014 and the Jury found him guilty of all three counts. They fixed his sentence to 1 year on the Trafficking and the sentence of the other two counts were to be fixed by the Judge on the day of sentencing. The Defendant was sentenced on September 4, 2014 to the 1 year on Count one and 60 days on the Possession of Controlled substance and 30 days on The possession of marijuana. The defendant was placed on probation for a total of 3 years.