Cocaine found as evidence, legal?

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Country: United States of America
State: Maryland

If two baggies of cocaine was found 20 feet from where your standing and you get charged with it is their a way around it? If an anonymous caller sent a tip to the police that you were in possession of a large quantity of cocaine can they stop you walking on the street and search you even if you run from them? And don't have anything on you except money because the cocaine was 20 feet from you.


You can certainly argue it was not yours--if no evidence links you to the bag it is possible you could use that as a successful defense.
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