The school zone statute punishes individuals who commit certain enumerated drug offenses within 300 feet of a school or one hundred feet of a public park or playground in Massachusetts. It has been held that the school zone statute does not apply to:
- An individual that is not apprehended within the school or park zone; &
- Where uninterrupted passage in an automobile through the school or park zone;
- Is Fortuitous.
Commonwealth v. Peterson, 476 Mass. 163 (2017). If you or someone you know is facing a school zone charge, you need a drug attorney who can assist you. Contact Drug Attorney Shane W. Surrette at (774) 364-4605 or at email@example.com today.