Woman faces child neglect and drug charges in pharmacy theft

If the police reports are correct, a Wisconsin woman recently demonstrated the overwhelming influence that drug addiction can have on the person’s behavior. The 30-year-old woman left her 2-year-old child in her car, entered a Kmart store, climbed into the ceiling crawl space, and stole drugs from the pharmacy. Because police had already been alerted […]

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Wisconsin marijuana users may soon no longer face drug charges

Over the years, there has been a lot of talk regarding the use and possession of marijuana. Some states have moved to legalize marijuana, while others have decriminalized it. Some states still continue to prosecute all marijuana possession and related drug charges, including Wisconsin. Wisconsin residents may be interested to learn that the passage of […]

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2 individuals facing drug charges for unrelated accusations

Regardless of the type of or amount of drug involved, drug charges are serious offenses, here in Wisconsin and across the country. If a person is convicted of a drug-related offense, there is the possibility of a very lengthy jail sentence as well as a mark on one’s permanent criminal record. While the consequences for […]

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Wisconsin traffic stop results in drug charges for man

The laws surrounding marijuana vary from state to state, especially now that some states have authorized the use of medicinal marijuana. Illegal use of the drug can result in prison time, hefty fines and a mark on one’s criminal record. Therefore, it is important to take any form of drug charges very seriously and ensure […]

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Drug charges stem from alleged distribution operation

Many Wisconsin residents are aware of the fact that criminal charges are often the result of using, selling or possessing illegal drugs. However, many individuals may not realize just how serious these drug charges and their potential consequences really are. The severity of the penalty for a conviction varies depending on the type of drug […]

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Wisconsin governor passes three domestic violence laws earlier this year

People who are involved in a domestic relationship may have a verbal fight once and awhile. In fact, it is fairly common for couples to bicker with one another. However, when the altercation turns physical, someone may be arrested on domestic violence charges. Earlier this year, the Governor of Wisconsin approved three bills that will […]

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WI superintendent arrested on domestic abuse charges is later released

Although there are two sides to every story, domestic violence cases are perceived a little differently by law enforcement in Wisconsin. According to Wisconsin law, a person who is suspected of committing a violent act against a family member or domestic partner must be arrested on the scene. In many cases, it can be hard […]

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Wisconsin nurse charged with narcotic prescription theft

Wisconsin residents depend on healthcare professionals to provide quality services, including distributing essential prescription medications to patients who need them. There may be times, however, when medical professionals take advantage of their exclusive access to controlled prescription drugs. People who work with controlled narcotics at their place of employment may be more likely to steal, […]

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New Wisconsin laws require officers to report all domestic violence calls

The term domestic violence can encompass a wide-variety of crimes surrounding the abuse or assault of an intimate partner or family member. This includes emotional, physical, verbal, sexual and economic abuse. Some states, however, have broadened the definition of domestic violence to include acts of threatening to stalk or stalking as punishable by law. Wisconsin […]

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Officers find nurses distributing drugs at Milwaukee VA Hospital

While so many Americans are being charged with illegal drug distribution, prescription drug distribution is on the rise in Wisconsin and around the nation. This may be due to the growing number of people who are addicted to prescription drugs. Prominent employees in the medical field have access to these prescription drugs, and may be […]

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