Multiple drug charges filed against man in Wisconsin

A recent case in Wisconsin involves accusations that a man engaged in criminal activity on several occasions in Dec. 2015. He now faces both weapons possession, illegal sales of weapons and drug charges. Because of the gravity of the charges against him, a conviction could incur severe consequences, including many years in prison. A federal […]

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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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What happens when an officer doesn’t know the law?

Police don’t have the right to pull over any car they want. In order for police to pull over a vehicle, the officer must have probable cause to believe that the driver has committed a traffic violation or a reasonable suspicion that the driver has committed a crime. But what if the police officer doesn’t […]

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Understanding prescription drug crimes

Drug crimes in Wisconsin do not always have to involve illegal substances such as cocaine, heroin, marijuana or methamphetamines. Inappropriate actions related to prescription medications can also result in criminal charges against those involved. This can happen in the most innocent of cases at times such as when a person is in pain and has […]

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Smoke shop owner sentenced to prison for selling synthetic drugs

Synthetic drugs have taken many states in the U.S. by storm. When taken, these chemically laced substances mimic the effects of cocaine and marijuana. Often referred to as bath salts or spice, various forms of synthetic drugs are legal in some states and sold over-the-counter in convenience stores and tobacco shops. In 2011, Wisconsin enacted […]

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Man with cancer faces felony charges for medicating with marijuana

While some states have enacted legislation to legalize marijuana use for certain medical conditions, other states still consider the drug illegal. Currently, 23 states along with Washington D.C. have legalized the plant for the medical treatment of certain diseases. Earlier this year, Wisconsin and Iowa, along with a small list of other states, approved a […]

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