Posts tagged "Drug Charges"

Illinois drug crime: Authorities unearth large drug stash

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.

Man faces drug crime charge after police enter Illinois home

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.

Illinois police officer asks for jacket, faces drug 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.

Illinois man faces several drug crime charges after house raid

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.

Traffic stop results in drug crime charges in Illinois

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.

Woman faces drug crime charges after Illinois 9-1-1 call

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.

One Oxycontin Pill Ruins Man's Life

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.

Homicide-related drug charge dropped against Bethalto woman

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.

Suspected dealer sought in drug crime related death

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.

Drug charge claims: Homicide dismissed over jurisdictional issues

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.

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