Man facing felony drug charges, serious consequences if convicted

When Wisconsin residents hear about drug trafficking, they probably think about huge semi-trucks driven by violent criminals. While this can indeed occur, most drug trafficking cases are on a smaller scale. Drug trafficking is one of the most common forms of drug charges that individuals face. The selling and importing of drugs is illegal and […]

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Wisconsin officers find large marijuana trafficking operation

When people talk about transporting illegal drugs across the border, many think of purchasing illegal drugs in Mexico and then bringing them into the states. However, now it is much easier to transport illegal drugs across state borders. Colorado and Washington State have both legalized the sale and purchase of marijuana for non-medical use. These […]

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Officers intercept suspicious drug package en route to Brookfield home

Many young adults in Waukesha County are at a critical time in their lives. Excited and overwhelmed with sudden independence, many are forced to make essential decisions about their future. Some young adults are not mentally ready to make these life-changing decisions, and may be led down the wrong path by peer pressure or the […]

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Valentine’s Day Provides Big Business For Drug Smugglers

It is Valentine’s Day today, a day normally associated with giving gifts to that special someone. Many choose to give their Valentine a bouquet of roses or other flowers as way of showing their love. But with so many flowers imported into the U.S. for Valentine’s Day, border agents are on the lookout for drug […]

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Wisconsin man faces multiple criminal charges for growing marijuana

Wisconsin’s drug laws are comprehensive and thorough; sometimes causing overlapping criminal charges. For instance, someone who smokes marijuana usually does so using a pipe or a bong. If he gets caught by police, they may charge him both with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Many view these multiple drug charges as duplicative; […]

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Two Wisconsin men sentenced for supplying heroin in fatal overdose

We have previously written that drugs such as heroin have found their way into Wisconsin’s suburban communities as well as major cities. Once considered too “hard” by many casual users, the supply of heroin coming from cartels in Mexico has become so pure in recent years that it can be ingested in a number of […]

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Facebook post finds witness who can clear wrongfully convicted men

Since its creation, Facebook has been the source of much controversy within the criminal justice system. Historically, Facebook has been a valuable tool for law enforcement to investigate and catch alleged criminals in Wisconsin and around the country. Facebook has been credited with helping authorities solve cases ranging from computer sex crimes to lesser offenses […]

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Wisconsin DOT to alter rules and grant certain offenders jobs

We have previously written about how criminal convictions can keep individuals from gainful employment in certain fields. However, when an individual has committed a low-level offense and served his or her time, it is always a victory when lawmakers recognize that these individuals should be allowed more employment opportunities. Thanks to one woman’s case, the […]

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Milwaukee man charged with trafficking 10 kilos of cocaine

We have previously written that prosecutors often try to introduce as many charges as possible when an individual has been accused of drug crimes. For instance, a person who purchased a moderate amount of marijuana for personal use might nevertheless be charged with both possession and intent to distribute. In Wisconsin and elsewhere, it is […]

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Milwaukee begins crackdown on synthetic marijuana

Milwaukee is beginning to crack down on manufacturers and sellers of synthetic marijuana. Though few drug charges related to synthetic marijuana have been formally prosecuted in Wisconsin’s courts to date, that trend appears to be changing. This month, a regular traffic stop ultimately ended in the confiscation of more than 10 pounds of synthetic marijuana […]

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