Jenelle’s attorney tells HollyBaby.com he will fight to get the charges dismissed!
Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans will not plead guilty to charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and breaking and entering when she appears in Brunswick, N.C. County Court on April 14, her attorney Dustin Sullivan tells HollyBaby.com exclusively.
This means Jenelle’s criminal case will most likely be continued. But Dustin tell us he will move get the charges dismissed.
“Tomorrow, court may be continued,” says Dustin. “I am going to object to it due to how much time has passed as it has been about six months since the incident.” He adds, “if the state has asked for a continuance and their witnesses [the police officer who found the drugs and the owner of the property] do not show up, I am going to object.”
But, “if everybody is present, we are going to have to deal with the charges,” says Dustin. “We could do a trial, [but] I don’t anticipate that it would start tomorrow.”
Jenelle also has one other option. “She could enter into deferred prosecution, meaning that she takes responsibility for any of the charges,” says Dustin, adding: “At which point she would go on probation and go into community service.”
Jenelle would have to be on her best behavior and not break any laws during the probation period, typically about three months. “If Jenelle complies and stays out of trouble, those charges will be dismissed,” explains Dustin. No matter what, Jenelle won’t be taken into custody tomorrow.
If found guilty of all three charges, the maximum sentence is 260 days in Jail. But that only applies to someone who has five or more convictions — Jenelle has none on her record. But the charges she faces that stem from her video beat-down of Britany Truett will not be addressed at the April 14 hearing.
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