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Clint Hadley

Other Harris County Drug Exonerations
On September 29, 2014, police in Baytown, Texas arrested 29-year-old Clint Hadley after they seized what were suspected to be several doses of Alprazolam, an anti-anxiety drug.

On October 1, 2014, Hadley pled guilty in Harris County Criminal District Court to misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 15 days in the Harris County Jail.

On December 23, 2014, the Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences performed laboratory tests on the tablets and no controlled substances were found.

The laboratory notified the Harris County District Attorney’s conviction integrity unit which then informed Hadley’s defense attorney.

A motion for a new trial was filed and the trial court judge granted the motion and vacated the conviction. The prosecution then dismissed the charge.

– Maurice Possley

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Posting Date: 5/20/2016
Most Serious Crime:Drug Possession or Sale
Additional Convictions:
Reported Crime Date:2014
Sentence:15 days
Age at the date of reported crime:29
Contributing Factors:
Did DNA evidence contribute to the exoneration?:No