The tragic death of an 18-year-old Edwardsville man has led officials to lay charges against a young woman they allege gave drugs to the victim. The 19-year-old Pierron woman is currently in custody in Madison County, awaiting trial for the drug charges. If she is convicted on the homicide drug charge, she could face jail time of up to 30 years.
An Edwardsville man apparently suffering from drug addiction was charged on Tuesday, March 19 with a DUI causing death after he allegedly drove a vehicle into a neighbor's house. Illinois law enforcement says that forensics tests showed elements of cocaine, marijuana, alprazolam, and more than 0.08 percent alcohol in the man's bloodstream. While not solely a drug crime, the charge was counted four times, one for each of the substances found in the man's blood.
An Illinois woman and her son are facing multiple drug crime charges. Although the exact details of the investigation concerning them have not been reported, they are under suspicion from both state and federal authorities. If a conviction is obtained on the drug crime charges, each could face up to 12 years in prison. Both have also been charged in another case involving the death of a woman and a conviction regarding those allegations could also result in time and fines.
Acting on a tip, Illinois police recently secured a search warrant and raided a home where they reportedly uncovered a significant drug stash. Two people are now facing criminal charges as a result of the alleged drug crime. Both were taken to a local jail and were held there as of the latest report.
Two men are facing criminal charges after an Illinois drug bust. Officers involved in the bust allegedly saw one of the men involved in a drug transaction with a number of people. When the man noticed officers, they claim he ran inside of a residence and blocked its entrance with two-by-fours, potentially making it more difficult for the officers to enter. He is now facing a drug crime charge.
A police lieutenant of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is facing criminal charges after being accused of drug possession. The 48-year-old man was arrested after an emergency call came in to authorities. When they arrived, officers arrested the man on a drug charge.
An Illinois man has been accused of a drug crime after his home was raided. Authorities executed a search warrant in the wake of an investigation by two separate law enforcement agencies. The man is now facing several drug crime charges.
An Illinois man is facing criminal charges after a routine traffic stop. He was traveling in early morning hours on a recent Saturday when he was stopped by a sheriff's deputy who noticed the man's rear license plate light was not functioning. The traffic stop led to the man being charged with a drug crime, which could have serious ramifications if he is unable to avoid conviction.
An Illinois woman is in trouble with the law after placing a 9-1-1 call. However, the trouble didn't come from the actual call, but what happened afterwards. The woman contacted emergency services to make a report about her boyfriend throwing the food in the home out. When authorities responded to the call, they found the woman's claim to be untrue. She is now facing criminal charges, including a drug crime allegation.
Drug charges are nothing to take lightly. Even getting caught with one pill can ruin a person's life. In the article below a man was caught with one oxycontin pill and his life was nearly destroyed. He lost his financial broker's license and so much more. Having an experienced lawyer from the very beginning of the process is essential to minimizing the lasting effects of any situation.