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Drug Charges Archives

Allegedy failing to wear a seat belt leads to drug charges for 2

When stopped for a traffic violation, many individuals over the years have been accused of additional offenses following a search of the vehicle. Those who face these circumstances have rights that must not be violated in the process, and many of them have subsequently been accused of drug charges soon thereafter. Two people in New York were recently arrested under similar circumstances, one of whom is now facing felony charges.

Security guard eventually cleared of drug charges in New York

Police officers have arrested countless individuals over the years on suspicion of drug-related crimes. Accused individuals often find the criminal defense process to be stressful and daunting. Even if a person is eventually cleared of all charges, he or she could have suffered significantly throughout this period. A security guard recently experienced a similar situation after he was accused of drug charges in New York.

Man facing drug charges following traffic stop in New York

Routine traffic stops have been the cause of countless arrests involving accusations of drug-related crimes. Allegations alone can be difficult for an individual to endure, with challenges arising in various areas of life, such as reputation and/or employment. A conviction is generally much more devastating, likely including a lengthy prison term. A 19-year-old man was recently arrested and is now facing drug charges following a traffic stop in New York.

New York man facing felony drug charges

While many states are legalizing marijuana, either medically or even recreationally, in New York, marijuana is still classified as a Schedule I substance. The state's laws surrounding drug crimes are very complex, and anyone facing felony drug charges or charges of drug possession will undoubtedly wish to seek the expert legal representation of an experienced lawyer, as felony drug charges generally carry steeper penalties than simple possession. A New York man was recently arrested on such charges involving alleged possession of a marijuana.

Two New York teens arrested on charges of cocaine possession

Drug possession, while a non-violent crime, can still carry lifelong repercussions if a defendant is found guilty. Sentencing varies greatly but can include jail or prison time ranging from a few days or weeks to upwards of 10 years. The two New York teens who were arrested for alleged cocaine possession will undoubtedly want to hire the best criminal defense possible in an attempt to combat the charges they are now facing.

New York man arrested for drug possession of GHB, meth, steroids

A New York man and two others were arrested on Jan. 12 after the man's apartment was raided by police. The 37-year-old has been accused of selling GHB, steroids and methamphetamines from his luxury apartment. He and the other two men are now facing charges of drug possession.

New York residents facing drug charges following traffic stop

Police arrested three people in the New York city of Amsterdam when narcotics and cash were reportedly discovered hidden inside the vehicle. What began as a stop for a traffic violation turned into something far more serious as officers interviewed the driver and passengers. All three of the vehicle occupants are now facing drug charges.

Former New York high school star athlete facing drug charges

A former New York high school athlete was arrested on Dec. 18, along with the driver of the car in which he was a passenger. Police stopped the vehicle at around 6 p.m. that Saturday, and a search of the car is said to have turned up a variety of illegal substances. Both men are now facing drug charges.

New York man facing charges of drug possession for cocaine, PCP

A New York man is facing drug charges after he was taken into custody on Thursday, Dec. 1. The 48-year-old Riverhead individual was arrested in Riverside for drug possession. What started as a traffic violation quickly escalated into something more serious.

New York teen charged with drug possession

A police officer who was patrolling a park in Westchester County says he saw a vehicle he characterized as suspicious. Upon investigation, the officer claims he found the occupant of the car, a New York teen, to be in possession of several illegal substances, including LSD, cocaine and marijuana. The youth, a resident of Croton-on-Hudson, is charged with drug possession.