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No double jeopardy in drug distribution trials (access required)

Where it is apparent that the prosecutor did not intend to cause a mistrial while questioning a prosecution witness, double jeopardy did not prevent appellant’s retrial on drug distribution charges. Background Appellant Patel was a pharmacist who owned HnR Pharmacy. Urbani, an HnR customer told the Stafford County sheriff that he could buy drugs at HnR without ...