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Drug charges do not negate the presumption of innocence

The drug battle in Louisiana continues to be a time-consuming and labor-intensive issue for law enforcement as they try to get a handle on the problem. One aspect of the crisis that is starting to get more media attention is the number of counterfeit pills being produced that are getting into consumer's hands and possibly causing harm. A recent investigation has resulted in drug charges being brought against a 30-year-old gentleman from Baton Rouge.

Proper procedures important in connection with drug charges

The drug crisis in Louisiana continues unabated, and drugs that may have been on the decrease in popularity and availability seem to be resurging. Methamphetamine is one such drug, and a man from Rodessa was caught up in a police investigation that resulted in his being accused of drug charges. He was arrested and charged following a lengthy investigation.

Drug charges while on probation can have severe ramifications

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.

Man facing drug charges after arrest by special unit

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.

Facing drug charges can be a frightening experience

The battle against heroin and other opioids is an ongoing one in Louisiana and all over the country. It is a multi-pronged battle being fought on many fronts. Law enforcement is endeavoring to slow the spread of the scourge by attempting to break up the many drug rings believed to be operating in the area. In a recent case, drug charges were brought against 19 suspected members of a heroin ring believed to be operating in New Orleans and in St. Tammany Parish.

Traffic stop can result in drug charges

Seeing flashing red and blue lights in one's rear-view mirror can cause fear that can lead to a fight or flight reaction. In a recent incident in Louisiana such an incident may have caused a driver to flee and a police chase to ensue. The driver of the pursued vehicle and his passenger are now facing multiple charges, including drug charges.

Facing drug charges can be overwhelming

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.

Drug charges can overwhelm a suspect

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.

The true story could affect the outcome of drug charges

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.

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