The fight against the illegal drug trade in Louisiana is ongoing. Police remain on alert for suspicious activity and the presence of illicit drugs as they go about their shifts. An officer pulled over a Ford F-150 truck for a traffic stop for purportedly failing to signal a right-hand turn. The traffic stop resulted in drug charges filed against three people.
Enjoying a couple of drinks after work with friends and colleagues is something that happens every day in Louisiana. Many people may not be aware of the impact that even a small amount of alcohol can have on one's ability to safely drive a car. Tragically, accidents can occur as a result of drunk driving and are sometimes fatal.
The fight against narcotics and illegal drugs is an ongoing one in Louisiana and all over the country. In an effort to further reduce drug crime and the number of drug charges area police forces are putting special units into place in an attempt to curtail the illegal drug trade. One such unit is known as the Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) and is operating in the Lafayette area.
Perhaps this is the last summer before your freshman year of college begins, or the last couple of weeks before you begin an exciting new job. It is a very special time, and there will be many get-togethers with friends.
New Orleans' nickname, the Big Easy, stems from its reputation as a fun city where the good times roll. Bourbon Street is the focal point for the good times in the city. On occasion, trouble breaks out that can cause the police to have to intervene to ensure revelers safety. Such was the case on a recent Saturday night when police tried to stop a man who was driving the wrong way on a one-way street. The person responsible might benefit from a little Louisiana criminal defense assistance.