December 2018 Archives
Police officers in Oklahoma are constantly on the lookout for impaired drivers. If you happened to be one of their targets, they likely pulled you over and asked to perform a number of tests so they could check you for impairment. These tests are field sobriety tests.
Norman, Oklahoma, residents might notice more police officers than normal when they are out driving through New Year's. There will be DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols throughout the city. These are aimed at preventing the deaths that can come from impaired driving.
In a lot of murder and homicide cases, the jury leans heavily on eyewitness testimony. If someone who is deemed trustworthy says that a suspect committed the crime or was spotted at the scene, that carries a lot of weight.
Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently confirmed. Each year from 2013 through 2016, the number of overdoses involving fentanyl grew by around 113 percent. This massive jump is one of the reasons why lawmakers have taken such a harsh stance against the drug by instituting severe criminal penalties for users and dealers.