Drug Charges

What you need to know about drug-related crimes

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges, Guest Blogs | Comments Off on What you need to know about drug-related crimes

Due to the reason that drug-related crimes are increasing day by day, they have become a serious issue in criminal law and any offense in which drugs are involved is taken seriously by the U.S. judicial system. Offenses that are related to drugs do not always involve producing, possession or selling of drugs; in many cases, drugs are a secondary issue to another offense. For example, individuals who are not violent may consume controlled substances and become violent while intoxicated. Some drugs in which PCP, LSD and ketamine are included can cause hallucinations. These drugs affect the...

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Charges in connection to a hit-and-run accident dropped.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges, DUI | Comments Off on Charges in connection to a hit-and-run accident dropped.

The Denver Post reports that charges against a young woman who was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident are to be dropped. A sixteen year old boy who was running away from a fight was struck and killed on New Years Eve; the driver that hit the boy fled the scene. While looking for a car that matched the description of the vehicle involved in the accident, police were led to a car owned by a 19-year-old girl, which also had damage that the police originally believed was consistent with the accident. The girl’s family and the pastor of her church, however, say that she was at...

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CU-Students Who Brought ‘Pot Brownies’ to Class Face Felony Charges

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Aurora, Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges, Lakewood, Littleton | Comments Off on CU-Students Who Brought ‘Pot Brownies’ to Class Face Felony Charges

According to The Denver Post, two CU-students, Mary Elizabeth Essa and Thomas Ricardo Cunningham, are facing 18 felony charges for bringing THC laced brownies to their class. The two students brought ‘pot brownies’ to their history class on a designated ‘bring-in-food’ day. They did not make it aware to any of the other students or the teacher that the brownies main ingredient was marijuana. The teacher and the other 7 students were affected by the incident. It was made apparent when several students complained of symptoms including dizziness, anxiety and loss of...

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Boulder DA Throws Out Pending Marijuana Possession Cases

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Aurora, Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges | Comments Off on Boulder DA Throws Out Pending Marijuana Possession Cases

The Denver Post reported that in Boulder the DA has decided to toss all pending cases of Marijuana possession under 1 ounce. Due to the support of Amendment 64 he feels that no jury of peers will find the accused guilty. With the overwhelming consensus that Amendment 64 should pass he feels that all pending cases of small amounts of Marijuana possession will hard to prosecute. Despite the possession charges being brought against the defendants before the drug was made legal in Colorado, the DA feels that currently charging defendants with possession charges is counterproductive. The DA was...

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Police Raid Looking for Drugs | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges, Weapons Charges | Comments Off on Police Raid Looking for Drugs | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Denver post reports of a police raid in Longmont. Police served a search warrant to the residence and simultaneously had a lock down at the local school before the raid. There were three subjects taken into custody. Police began investigating the house activity after stopping cars that were leaving the house early in the week. By gathering information from these informants police were able to obtain a search warrant to search the house for guns, methamphetamine and cocaine. Upon the search of the house police found small amounts of methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as drug paraphernalia....

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Teen Marijuana Use Rising | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver, Drug Charges | Comments Off on Teen Marijuana Use Rising | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Denver Post reports about an increase in Marijuana use among teenagers, which suggests that many parents, while they are very concerned with use “harder drugs” such as cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine, are relatively unconcerned with their children’s use of marijuana or illegal use of prescription medicines. While many anti-drug advocates believe that marijuana use may be an indicator of later use of other, more dangerous drugs, there are also those who disagree. The Marijuana Policy Project is a group that advocates legalization, and regulation, of marijuana in order to make it...

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