Category: Drug Crimes

May
7
2020

All across the country, police forces have been reducing what they will respond to and what arrests they will make. These policies have gone into effect as a response to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, as one Texas man recently discovered, even though arrests are being reduced, there is no free [...]

February
14
2020

It’s rarely a good thing to have the police called to your home. Domestic dispute calls are almost always the result of some kind of intense conflict, and officers take them seriously.

Just because they are called out doesn’t mean a crime happened, though, and often no charges are pressed. [...]

December
1
2019

Nothing is more stressful than a surprise drug test at work – especially if you think you might fail. A failed drug test could result in serious consequences. Even the embarrassment of failing the test is enough to make anyone nervous.

Furthermore, in some cases, a failed drug test indicates [...]

October
2
2019

We now know the number of Americans who use prescribed controlled substances for non-medical purposes surpasses 15 million. Because of this heightened awareness, legislators and law enforcement officials have taken an all-hands-on-deck approach to quell the issue.

Texas law, in fact, outlines more than a dozen charges related to prescription [...]

August
9
2019

The federal government did not declare The War on Drugs overnight. Multiple policies support the harsh penalties against drug crimes.

One of the oldest policies that strengthened the War on Drugs is the policies regarding drug-free zones. They stretch back to 1970 and were passed to ensure that drugs would [...]

June
14
2019

When you hear the word “drug trafficker” what comes to mind?

Pablo Escobar? Nancy Botwin? El Chapo? Walter White?

If it’s all of them, you’re exactly right.

Unfortunately, the way the law is written, those types of high-level traffickers and their henchmen aren’t the only ones spending decades in prison [...]