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Infamous New York madam faces consequences from drug charges

The famous New York madam Kristin Davis has recently pleaded guilty to drug charges. She recently attempted to run for New York City comptroller, but her campaign was interrupted by the drug charges. The woman has been accused of selling prescription drugs.

Ms. Davis recently admitted that she sold prescription drugs for money, which includes muscle relaxers, sleeping pills, antidepressant medications and more. The New York woman was caught after a transaction where she sold these medications to an undercover law enforcement officer. Because she entered a guilty plea, she will go at a different time to learn what consequences she could face. It is possible that she could face jail time up to five years.

The attorney for Ms. Davis has said that her legal team will fight for the lowest possible fines and penalties, including asking for no jail time. It is important to remember that, even after entering a guilty plea, it is still possible for a defendant to pursue the most beneficial outcome. Depending on the circumstances of each individual case, this could include lower fines, probation instead of jail time and more.

Despite her past legal troubles, Kristin Davis should be treated as any other defendant. She has the right to secure competent legal counsel and to fight the charges she faces. Because she did enter a guilty plea, it can be inferred that this was her best option based on what she would have faced with a trial. A decision such as this one should be made after careful consideration. Facing drug charges is a serious legal position, and the accused can defend themselves against these charges.

Source: Reuters, Ex-madam who ran for NYC comptroller pleads guilty to drug charge, Joseph Ax, March 7, 2014

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