Our friend James McDaniel was arrested in Iquitos, Peru, several days ago in a police raid on his hotel room. He is currently being held in police custody and accused of possession of 4 kilos of marijuana, which is a serious offence in Peru and he could face up to 8 years in jail. You can read a news article here - http://diariolaregion.com/web/agentes-antidrogas-capturan-a-ciudadano-norteamericano-en-posesion-de-mas-de-4-kilos-de-marihuana/The
next 10 days are going to be absolutely crucial and he needs the help of a very good lawyer to stand any chance of successfully fighting these charges and securing his release.A very good lawyer has been found who we believe is James’s best hope. However, we need to raise 15,000 soles (about $5000 USD) to pay the lawyer’s fees.Unfortunately his family is not able to provide financial support at this at this time. It is crucial that we be able to contract this lawyer soon. Every day that passes lessens the chances for James’s release. PLEASE HELP US HELP JAMES!