The battle against illegal drugs continues to rage in Louisiana. Law enforcement officers are working tirelessly to attempt to stem the tide of illegal drugs. Undercover investigations can result in arrests and drug charges. The people facing charges are entitled to a defense and are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty in a court of law.
The drug crisis in the country and in Louisiana continues unabated. Trafficking in illegal drugs continues to be a major problem. However, it is important to remember that anyone who is arrested and charged with trafficking or possession is presumed innocent of drug charges until proven guilty by a court of law. This is a right that is enshrined in the United States Constitution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.