Authorities say they found crack cocaine in a male suspect's rectum during the booking process after a recent drug bust. The accused was one of three Tennessee men taken into custody, all of whom are facing drug charges. On a search warrant, police claim to have seized thousands in counterfeit money and narcotics at a local business. Cops say they also found about a pound of cannabis, digital scales, a number of Adderall pills and pot in the toilet, leading them to believe the suspects tried to get rid of the stash by flushing it.
A motel in Lakeland was the site of the recent arrest of five teens. The five were part of a drug bust right across the way from a former sex trafficking site from which a teenager was rescued last summer. The Tennessee teens were allegedly using the motel room to party with kids as young as 14 and to sell drugs. Four males and one female -- all aged 18 and 19 -- were arrested on drug charges and weapons charges.
Crimes related to the manufacture or distribution of drugs are a serious concern in many cities across the nation. The possibility of being charged with a crime could be increased if authorities suspect that children have been put at risk. A couple living in Tennessee is now facing drug charges after authorities allegedly found drug components in the home which one of the defendants shared with his grandchildren.
Drug charges are no small matter, and those accused must act to protect their legal rights and fight for their own best interests. As state and federal authorities continue to enforce drug crime laws, convictions often result in prison sentences and hefty fines, among other possible consequences. In a recent sting, Tennessee police arrested two individuals and say they seized multiple drugs along with a substantial amount of money.
Many postal packages are delivered each day to Tennessee residents. While some of these deliveries are anticipated, others may come as a surprise, as one did recently for a local homeowner. Unfortunately, a package containing illegal drugs was delivered to the residence, and the person who picked the package up is now facing multiple drug charges.
In Tennessee and across the country, drug charges are a pretty common offense. Whether an individual is found to be in possession of an illegal drug or has an intent to sell the drug, the potential criminal penalties can be devastating. After a recent drug bust at an apartment complex, two Carroll County residents are now facing multiple drug charges and the possibility of significant penalties if found guilty.
Possession, distribution, and the manufacturing of illicit drugs such as marijuana and cocaine are restricted in the state of Tennessee. Convictions for these drug charges can lead to harsh sentences and often prison time. Tennessee residents who are arrested on drug charges have many options available to them when it comes to a defense strategy.
Keeping Tennessee neighborhoods safe from illegal drugs and the violence that is often associated with them is a commendable effort of law enforcement agencies across the country. In their efforts to rid the streets of dangerous substances, police may build cases based on months of investigation, surveillance and information provided by witnesses. Anyone who faces drug charges at the end of one of these investigations has the right to question any evidence police claim to have against them.
There are many things that can create a sense of uncertainty in a person's life. Facing drug charges is likely one of those things since a conviction for such an offense can potentially bring life-changing consequences. When someone in Tennessee is arrested and charged with such crimes, it is never too early to plan a defense strategy.
Investigations into the drug trade often involve numerous law enforcement agencies. Investigators also rely on information from those inside an organization and from civilian tips. Probable cause and search warrants may be obtained with the slightest evidence, and some police are not above using unethical means to improve the chances that a judge will grant such a warrant. Tennessee police recently arrested a man on drug charges and are not sharing how the investigation into his alleged activities came about.