Police officers executing a warrant for one charge in Louisiana are within their rights to request a further warrant if they see evidence of an additional crime. A warrant was issued for the arrest of a man who was believed to be in violation of a protection order. Officers arrived at the man's home in Chalmette with a warrant for his arrest. Upon entering the home they claimed to see evidence in plain sight that supported bringing drug charges against the man as well.
The ongoing drug crisis remains a focus of law enforcement agencies in Louisiana. Ongoing investigations continue to generate warrants that lead to arrests and seizures of drugs and cash. One such investigation led to the execution of multiple warrants in the Baton Rouge area on a recent night. The suspects arrested as a result of the warrants face multiple drug charges.
Few relationships are more meaningful than the bond between parent and child. If you are lucky, you know you are the father of the young one in your life. Unfortunately, though, it can be difficult to be certain. Thanks to modern science, you can likely clear up uncertainty by taking a paternity test.
The battle against illicit drug use rages on in Louisiana and around the country. Few days go by without a story on drug use showing up in media headlines. Another such story surfaced recently regarding the father of a teenager know to many in Louisiana as JJ. He's a fan of the New Orleans Saints and the LSU football team. He suffers from a rare liver disease and his father is facing drug charges.
Mardi Gras 2019 is fast approaching. New Orleans is a favorite destination for those seeking to have a good time before the season of Lent begins. New Orleans has been the scene of great revelry and also significant crime during the Mardi Gras celebrations. Those arrested will need to turn their attention to their criminal defense in Louisiana.