Drug offenses are divided up into two distinct categories in the state of New York. There are marijuana-related crimes and then ones involving any other controlled substance.
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Drug charges can change your life in an instant. You may go from living a normal life to finding yourself facing serious charges and being taken to the police station while under arrest.
Drug charges have the potential to be devastating to your life. It can be extremely frustrating when those charges shouldn't have been filed to begin with.
New York’s WNBC recently reported that federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested several alleged members of a street gang called G-Shine Bloods.
There are reportedly “reservoirs of records” on NYPD databases that one national publication notes city cops and other investigators “shouldn’t be able to see.”
Back in the day, it was a short trip from Kew Gardens to Shea Stadium in order to see the New York Mets play. One of the best and brightest reasons to make the jaunt in the 1980s was Dwight “Doc” Gooden. Along with slugger Darryl Strawberry, Gooden led a Mets resurgence that culminated in their seven-game World Series triumph over the Boston Red Sox in 1986.
Here’s a quick and common response from individuals in New York City and across the state and remainder of the country to the above-posed blog headline: I don’t know why.
A man from out of state has been arrested in Jamestown and charged with a variety of drug-related offenses, according to local sources. New York State Police confirmed the arrest of the 33-year-old on Dec. 30 for drug possession, following what has been described as a routine traffic stop. The man is currently being held in a county jail in advance of a trial date. It is unknown whether he has retained criminal defense counsel.
A doctor best known for working to combat drug addiction has been surprisingly charged with importing drugs to the United States. The western New York doctor was arrested on Dec. 18 after an investigation into his alleged activities. The man now faces a drug crime charge of importing a controlled substance and, if he is found guilty, could face a million-dollar fine and up to 20 years in a federal prison.
Two people were arrested following a "no-knock" search warrant in Chenango County the morning of Dec. 17, according to police reports. The New York State Police coordinated with Norwich City Police to stage the sting, which was predicated by a long and involved investigation into local drug crime. Both individuals have been arraigned and are being held by authorities pending a trial.