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Burnt-out tag light leads to drug charges for woman in Georgia

There are numerous circumstances that can lead a law enforcement agent in Georgia or elsewhere to initiate a traffic stop. While commonly associated with speeding or reckless driving, these can also occur due to a burnt-out or busted headlight. While the latter may only lead to a verbal warning and request to fix the issue, if authorities become suspicious of criminal activity, an individual could soon be facing drug charges.

2 facing drug charges after falling asleep in car in Georgia

Many individuals have pulled over to rest after becoming too drowsy or tired to continue driving. While this might simply be an act of safety, unfortunately in some cases, it may also be viewed as suspicious activity. Two individuals have been arrested and are currently facing drug charges after they were recently found sleeping in a car in Georgia.

Investigation leads to drug charges against former police officer

When authorities investigate an individual or individuals for drug-related activity, any evidence that is uncovered could also lead to criminal charges for others as well. Whether due to surveillance footage or simply the words of another, many individuals have found themselves facing drug charges under similar circumstances. A police officer in Georgia was recently arrested and accused of drug crimes with regard to an investigation into an alleged methamphetamine dealer.

Signs of a break-in lead to drug possession charges in Georgia

Simply being accused of a drug-related crime can do a great deal of harm to a person's reputation, both personally and professionally. If convicted, the consequences are much more severe, and can include a permanent criminal record and time behind bars. A woman in Georgia is facing drug possession charges after a recent search of her office at work.

Search of barber shop in Georgia leads to drug charges for 3

Barber shops in Georgia and across the country serve a multitude of individuals on a daily basis. These shops often have regulars who are around nearly all the time. When one or more of these individuals is suspected of a crime, the entire facility may soon be under investigation. A recent search of a local barber shop led to the arrest of three men who are now facing multiple drug charges.

Georgia man facing multiple drug charges following search of car

The procedures used during the search of an individual who is suspected of a crime are often highly debated topics. Every person across the country has rights which cannot be violated in this process. Similar searches have led to the arrest of countless individuals over the years. A man in Georgia has recently been arrested and is facing multiple drug charges following a similar incident in the parking lot of a pool.

Georgia teacher facing drug charges

Members of some professions seem to be held to a higher standard than others. When a member of one of these professions is charged for some alleged wrongdoing, the media appears to be compelled to notify the public. One recent example of this involves a Georgia teacher who is now facing a variety of drug charges. What many fail to keep in mind, however, is that these individuals are simply accused of a crime; they are not guilty of anything until and unless proved so in a court of law.

Three facing drug charges after checkpoint stops in Georgia

Many individuals have been accused of criminal charges as the result of routine traffic stops. In similar situations, K-9 units often perform open-air searches in an attempt to detect if there are any drugs within the vehicle. According to police, a recently initiated driver's license checkpoint in Georgia resulted in multiple arrests for drug charges.

2 men are facing drug charges after traffic stop in Georgia

Clearly, being convicted of a drug-related crime can have a negative impact on one's future. Jail time, fines and/or probation may be ordered. Many people seek legal counsel to help defend against any criminal charges. This may be the case for two men accused of drug charges after a routine traffic stop in Georgia.

Holiday season includes drug charges for two in Georgia

While many people in Georgia are imbibing a bit of cheer and trying to check everything off their to-do lists for holiday fun, the month of December has taken a different turn for some others. Two people, in particular, will likely be spending the rest of the month preparing as strong of defenses as possible regarding recent drug charges filed against them. The incident leading to the charges unfolded on a recent Tuesday in Moultrie.