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.
Metro East residents know just how tough it can be to face drug charges, especially when a homicide charge is also involved. Fortunately for one Bethalto woman, the drug-induced homicide charges she was facing have been dropped.
Investigators in Madison County are searching for a man they believe may have provided drugs to a woman who later died of a heroin overdose. The Illinois resident died in her Maryville home in early January. Court records indicate that police responded to a call and found the 48-year-old woman unconscious in her living room. There was drug paraphernalia nearby, including a spoon, needle and syringe. No charges have been filed as police continue to investigate what they believe to be a serious drug crime.
A case in Madison County has taken a positive turn for a man accused in the death of a young woman. The man had been facing drug charges after a 17-year-old girl passed away from a drug overdose. The man had allegedly given the teen the drugs that lead to her death.
Illinois residents can find themselves in unexpected situations, such as when they make a poor choice in their personal lives that could lead to an arrest for criminal charges. This was the case recently when, as a result of police responding to a tip, four Illinois residents were arrested, on drug charges.
Recently, local media reported about the grand jury indictment of two Granite City men. The two men were allegedly involved in multiple charges that included the theft of air conditioner units from four area churches, a school and a funeral home.