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Many arrested for drug crimes after month-long operation

In some cases, a drug-related arrest is made following a routine traffic stop or an encounter with police on an unrelated matter. Drug charges may then be added to a list of other offenses and used as part of negotiating for a plea deal. However, police may also make arrests for drug crimes based on intense investigation and evidence gathering. Law enforcement in a Massachusetts city recently completed such an operation and made hundreds of arrests.

Selling ADHD drugs on campus can have serious consequences for students

When you sent your child away to college, you may have joked that what you don't know won't hurt you. Like many parents, you expect that your son or daughter will face many opportunities to try new things and many temptations to step over the lines you drew as a parent. You may recall your own experimentation and conclude that you turned out okay.

Traffic stop leads to multiple drug crimes accusations

Massachusetts residents can be quite proud to call the state "home". Well known the world over for its beautiful landscapes, unique history and well-rounded culture, it is a place many people feel drawn to, whether to live or visit. Unfortunately, Massachusetts is not immune to the types of crime that occur nationwide, and with the war on drugs still raging, drug crimes are a chief concern among residents and law enforcement alike. 

Charged with marijuana possession?

The debate over the legality of marijuana is big right now in areas all across the country. In certain forms, it has proved to be a beneficial drug for certain medical issues. Then there are those individuals who just believe it's a harmless drug that they should be free to use at their leisure. What does the state of Massachusetts have to say about marijuana possession?

3 accused of drug crimes in Massachusetts

Facing criminal drug charges is a very serious matter. Three Massachusetts residents are currently accused of weapons and drug crimes after a recent sting operation by Springfield police. They face the possibility of serious punitive measures if they are convicted, including significant time spent behind bars. 

Search warrant for drug crimes will issue upon probable cause

The police in Massachusetts must have probable cause to obtain a search warrant to search for drugs in someone's residence. The main investigating officer will usually fill out an affidavit of probable cause that is submitted to the court along with the request for the warrant. The allegations in the affidavit must show that there is some credible evidence indicating that drug crimes or other crimes are being committed. The affidavit must not rest on anonymous tips or unreliable sources.

Massachusetts man charged with drug crimes

As laws pertaining to drug crimes continue to be strictly enforced, convictions often lead to serious punishments. No matter how small the charges are, drug offenders must act to protect their legal rights and fight for their own best interest. Unfortunately, a Massachusetts man is now facing charges of drug crimes and the possibility of significant penalties if found guilty.

Massachusetts man charged with drug crimes

Illegal drugs are related to crime in many different ways, such as possession, manufacturing and distribution. Individuals found in possession of an illegal drug with the intent to sell could face devastating criminal penalties if found guilty. After a recent drug bust, a Massachusetts man may soon face these penalties should his drug crimes charges hold up in court.

Investigation leads to arrests and charges of drug crimes

The regulation of drug crimes in the United States is becoming more intense. Within the state of Massachusetts, law enforcements agencies are focusing in and enforcing the drug crimes of possession and manufacturing by pursuing criminal charges against high profile drug operations. In a recent drug bust, two individuals were arrested and are now facing serious charges of drug crimes.

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