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Man on parole faces drug charges after traffic stop for speeding

When a person is put on probation or let out of prison on parole, there are several rules he or she has to follow. One of those rules is that they not participate in any illegal activities. One man who was on parole is now being held without bond on charges stemming from a traffic stop due to speeding.

Scrutinize every step in search and seizure procedures

In our last blog post, we discussed various aspects that pertain to search and seizure laws. That post brought up some important points about the rights of citizens. We know that it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly what your rights are when you are dealing with the police. We can help you to ensure that your rights remain protected throughout your encounters with officers.

Is a search warrant needed to search my vehicle?

A big question that some people have when they are pulled over by police is whether it is legal for police to search their vehicle or not. While there are some protections noted in the Fourth Amendment for citizens, there are some special circumstances that might mean police officers can legally search your vehicle.

Cocaine related offenses in Illinois

Cocaine related offenses can be very serious and often mean mandatory minimum sentences in the event of a conviction. These charges can also be prosecuted at both the state and federal level, meaning you need a strong criminal defense strategy to protect your rights and freedom. When you are facing criminal charges related to cocaine or other drug offenses, we can help.

Chicago drug bust results in multiple arrests

Thirty-two people are being charged with an array of crimes after the Chicago Police Department completed a drug raid on the West Side. According to reports, the arrests came after an almost yearlong investigation involving multiple agencies, including the Drug Enforcement Administration. Many of those arrested are now facing federal charges of narcotics distribution and conspiracy.

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