Drug Charges Archives

Drug charges brought against 3 young men in Chalmette

Three men from Chalmette are facing criminal charges in Louisiana for drug and weapons possession. They were recently arrested for drug charges, including intent to distribute marijuana. The arrests occurred following a lengthy undercover investigation. The investigation focused on a house on Golden Drive.

Fleeing the scene should not imply guilt in face of drug charges

Two men from New Orleans were recently arrested and are facing multiple charges in Louisiana. The arrest started with the report of a suspected road rage incident on the North Shore. The St. Tammany Parrish Sheriff's office responded to the call, and the suspects are facing multiple drug charges and a weapons charge.

Drug charges and drag racing don't mix well

Drag racing is never a good idea. When drag racing is combined with drug use the potential for a tragic accident rises dramatically. This was the case in a recent fatality resulting from a drag race in the New Orleans area. In addition to vehicular homicide, a young man is also facing Louisiana drug charges.

Faced with drug charges, knowing one's rights is vital

The battle against the opioid epidemic and other illegal drugs continues in Louisiana. A man was arrested in New Orleans following a police chase. The man pleaded guilty to numerous charges, including drug charges, and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Five arrested on drug charges following high speed chase

The drug problem continues to be an issue in Louisiana. Drug charges were brought against five people in St. Tammany Parrish recently. The arrests followed a high speed chase that began when officers showed up at a house to execute a search warrant near Abbita Springs. Upon seeing the officers, a person at the residence reportedly got into a car and took off at a high rate of speed.

UPS driver is facing DUI and drug charges

A UPS driver was recently arrested in Louisiana and charged with a DUI. It was reported that she had been seen swerving on the road and that the authorities were notified. After she was pulled over she reportedly agreed to field sobriety tests but did not pass them. The driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, and she also faces drug charges. The incident happened in West Carroll Parish.

More drug charges filed in the ongoing battle

Law enforcement officers continue to fight the drug crisis in Louisiana. A recent bust in northeast Louisiana, in West Carroll Parish, is a new installment in that effort. Two men were arrested in the bust on suspicion of dealing illegal substances and face multiple charges, including drug charges.

Arrest leads to indictment on drug charges

The drug problem in Louisiana continues to run rampant. In an effort to stem the tide the authorities may be stepping up the effort to bring those involved in distribution to justice. While this is a noble endeavor, anyone facing drug charges is entitled to a criminal defense. A person who has been indicted is presumed innocent until -- and only if -- proven guilty in court and beyond a reasonable doubt.

Grand jury investigation leads to arrests on drug charges

Before a drug arrest is made in Louisiana, there may be a lot of work done behind the scenes before the arrest is carried out. This may include gathering evidence and conducting lengthy observation of any alleged illegal activity. When police officers believe they have sufficient evidence, drug charges may then be brought against a suspect or suspects. Being charged with a crime can be very scary and intimidating. Anyone so charged is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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