A Georgia pharmacy and its owner were recently were targeted in an investigation at the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency. Along with other state agencies, the investigation ultimately concluded with the arrest of the owner as well as four other individuals. The drug charges stem from allegations of diverting controlled substances.
Recently, a University of Georgia professor made what might be seen as an extracurricular request to a student who planned to visit another country during spring break. Supposedly, he requested that she purchase prescription medication and bring it back for him. He has since turned himself in to authorities and is facing drug charges.
For most young people, early teenage years are meant as a time to focus on school and have fun with friends. One young man's teenage years may now be uncertain after he was arrested in connection with the murder of two men. Georgia police arrested the young boy on multiple counts including drug possession after it was discovered that he had several ounces of marijuana.
Many drug charges stem from police finding illegal drugs on a person or in their home or vehicle. Drug possession charges can result in serious consequences for individuals. In an interesting twist on typical drug cases, a Georgia man has been sentenced to prison for trying to get another person arrested for drug possession.
A Georgia man was recently arrested for several drug charges, including alleged possession of drugs, drug paraphernalia and a stolen hand gun. The man, who is reportedly a paroled drug dealer, is said to have compromised his parole.
Two people from DeKalb County, Georgia, were arrested recently for allegedly cooking methamphetamine in a hotel room. The arrest came a few days after the husband of one of the two was caught making the highly addictive drug in a nearby motel. The pair -- a 25-year-old man and 24-year-old woman -- now face drug charges as well as conspiracy charges.
Two people face several state felony charges after drugs and firearms were found in open view in a rural Newton County residence, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Any accusations or charges related to drugs or drug possession, no matter what those charges are based on, necessitates a good defense for the accused. As can be expected, the more serious the charges, the stronger the defense will need to be.
Many cars have faulty taillights and their drivers don't know about the problem until a police officer pulls them over to tell them about it. The driver may even be grateful to find out about the safety hazard. However, it's quite common for Georgia drivers to be pulled over for a minor traffic violation only to end up facing drug charges.