STATE V. B.M.

County: Hennepin (10/2011)
Charges: 5th Degree Controlled Substance (Second Offense)
Outcome: This was B.M.'s second drug case. In this case, officers obtained a search warrant for B.M.'s home and discovered a marijuana grow operation with 49 plants weighing 175 grams. Ryan Pacyga declined the prosecutor's offer and argued to the judge for a Stay of Adjudication, even though B.M. had a prior. The prosecutor objected to a Stay of Adjudication. The Judge granted Ryan Pacyga's request and gave B.M. a Stay of Adjudication, which means that B.M. will have NO CRIMINAL RECORD as long as B.M. complies with probation for 3 years.