Two men in the city were recently accused of serious drug crimes. Police claim to have seized a large amount of evidence, though whether a search warrant was properly obtained may be an issue worth bringing up in the suspects' defense.
Recently, four New York men were arrested after a complaint was filed that an employee was selling marijuana at a convenience store, as well as from his apartment. After a search warrant was purportedly executed at the home, the four men were arrested and charged with a number of crimes, including third-degree criminal sale of marijuana and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.One of the men also faces charges of second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, though the details of that particular charge were not disclosed. Another man is additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Those charges range from misdemeanors to felonies.
It is one thing to face drug charges in New York, but it is another thing altogether to be charged with drug crimes while in the presence of minors. With that issue in mind, readers of this blog may be interested in a case involving two men arrested by Albany city police on drug possession charges. According to reports, one of the men allegedly had his 4-year-old daughter in the vehicle with him when the arrest took place.
Drug charges can change the course of a person's life. One moment you are a football hero at a big university in New York, and then, in one fell swoop, police stop you for running a red light and find drugs in your car. Suddenly you are facing drug charges and everything you have worked so hard for in your life falls into jeopardy.
In New York, the penalty for drug possession can be harsh. Convictions often lead to sentencing that includes jail time and probation. A 21-year-old Bronx woman is now facing drug charge allegations associated with the possession of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.