A University of Florida Police Department officer responded to an anonymous tip about UF students smoking marijuana behind one of the dormitories. The officer noted the smell of marijuana emanating from one student and searched him. The officer found a small glass pipe containing marijuana residue and arrested the student for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. (Date of Arrest: October 12, 2011)
The student sought legal assistance from Meldon Law. Attorneys successfully attained the student’s admission into the Deferred Prosecution program. After completing community service hours and paying minimal fines, the student’s charge was dismissed.