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Address drug charges head-on

We recently discussed some points that Oklahoma residents might find interesting about marijuana. This is far from the only drug that is illegal in this state. For anyone who is using illegal drugs or using prescriptions that weren't written to them, there is a risk of facing criminal charges.

Commit to your criminal defense for drug charges in Oklahoma

There is a serious drug addiction issue in this country. The men and women who are addicted will usually do whatever they have to do to get the drugs they need to survive. They aren't concerned with criminal charges or getting into trouble. The addiction has taken over. We know that this is a very difficult spot for these individuals.

Is it possible to have a drug charge conviction expunged?

The mistakes we make during our lives can come back to haunt us in so many ways. Criminal convictions in particular continue to affect a person's life even after he or she has paid the full price as set down by the law and gone on to become a well-functioning member of the community.

After a tip, Oklahoma police arrest 4 on gun and drug charges

Four Oklahoma City residents are looking at serious consequences after being arrested on gun and drug charges. Police officials say they received a tip on July 13, indicating that a possible drug house was operating in an Oklahoma City neighborhood. Based on this tip, the police set up a surveillance operation to determine if any crimes were occurring.

Should defendants receive a prison sentence for drug charges?

In a country full of overflowing prisons, this question has fueled many debates on the "drug war" in recent years. Prison incarceration has remained the standard for how courts and judges respond to drug charges. Because Oklahoma has the second-highest incarceration rate in America, more and more residents are now questioning this method of penalization.

Oklahoma teaching assistant arrested on drug charges at work

Arresting people on drug charges keeps police officers in many states busy. Because Oklahoma is a state that takes a harsh view of these offenses, Law enforcement personnel may place a high priority on drug crimes. While most police arrests do not occur to adults in an educational environment, a female school employee was recently arrested for being under the influence of methamphetamine while working.

What are some viable defenses for drug possession charges?

As all criminal defense attorneys say, anyone arrested on drug charges in Oklahoma should take the matter seriously. Never assume that the charges, warranted or not, will disappear without taking direct action. Oklahoma law enforcement is notoriously strict on drug charges and the state's penalties are stiff.

What types of paraphernalia can lead to drug charges in Oklahoma?

While authorities across the nation are gradually changing their view of natural substances like marijuana, Oklahoma persists in charging residents who possess or sell such substances. What many people fail to realize is that possessing items the authorities connect with drug use or distribution can also lead to drug charges in the state.

Is blaming a doctor for my addiction a defense for drug charges?

Like other states, Oklahoma has a huge drug addiction problem. When addicts can no longer acquire drugs through a doctor, they often turn to illegal substances like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine. Sometimes, addicts can also find a source from which to purchase prescription drugs meant for other people. Both of these "solutions" are illegal in the eyes of the law no matter how desperate you feel.

A cocaine trafficking conviction will definitely change your life

Of all the drug charges an Oklahoma citizen could face, trafficking is one of the most serious. From police officers to prosecutors to politicians, everyone views drug trafficking in an extremely harsh light. When trafficking charges involve serious drugs like heroin or cocaine, the stakes rise even higher for the defendant.

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