People v M.A.
Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance 720 ILCS 570/402
Outcome: CASE DISMISSED – FINDING OF NO PROBABLE CAUSE
Description: M.A. was arrested after buying narcotics from an undercover officer. At preliminary hearing, attorney Bhatt elicited testimony from the officer that he approached M.A. and initiated the conversation about the sale of narcotics. Mr. Bhatt also elicited testimony that he led M.A. to a second location for the sale to occur. The court determined that the officer entrapped M.A. and put him in the situation of buying narcotics.