Drug Dog Defenses for Virginia Possession of Marijuana

UPDATE: Virginia decriminalized simple possession of marijuana on July 1, 2020. Click here for details.

Virginia law enforcement officers use drug dogs / K-9 units to search for drugs, especially in stopped vehicles. But there may be arguments we can use to keep the dog sniff and subsequent search out of court. Check out these videos and then contact me for a free consultation about your case.

Beat Virginia Possession of Marijuana When the Dog Sniffs

Take a look here as I talk about a specific case in which the officer should have focused on the routine traffic stop, but instead took a detour into questions about drugs and calling a drug dog.

But The Dog Didn’t Alert

If the police use a drug dog to investigate your vehicle, what happens if the dog doesn’t alert? It won’t matter one bit if you consent to a search.

Can the Police Delay to Wait for the Drug Dog?

Find out when the police can make you wait and when they let you need to go on your way.

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Andrew Flusche

My name is Andrew Flusche. I am a traffic and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Virginia. I limit my practice to traffic tickets and misdemeanor defense, so I know the ins and outs of these offenses. I literally wrote the book on reckless driving in Virginia which you can get on Amazon here or download for free here. I opened my practice in 2008 after earning my Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Since then, I have earned over 600 5-star reviews from happy clients on Google, Yelp, and Facebook. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor offense in Virginia, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Your initial consultation is always free, and you'll talk directly with me about the details of your case.

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