Narcotics and Weapons Offenses

Over 75% of the crimes charged in Cook County involve the alleged possession of narcotics or weapons. Most of these offenses are predicated by roadside traffic stops and vehicle searches, police-citizen “stop and frisk” or interviews, or search warrants based on third-party information. To be effective an attorney must have proficient knowledge of the 4th, 5th, and 6th amendments, and be able to identify the issues and potential defenses in a variety of dynamics. Attorney Loren Middleton’s law enforcement experience has equipped him with the ability to identify procedural irregularities justifying the suppression of evidence that was otherwise illegally obtained and intended to be used against you at trial.