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Criminal – Vindictive Prosecution – Extra Drug Charges – Severance (access required)

A defendant who won a mistrial on charges related to a methamphetamine conspiracy after a police officer testified that defendant also had been involved in cocaine distribution, cannot get dismissal of a superseding indictment with additional cocaine and firearm charges on a theory of vindictive prosecution. Defendant's motion to dismiss was brought on the basis of ...