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On Behalf of | Apr 28, 2017 | Firm News

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 774-479-3005 or at [email protected] today.