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Felony drug charges filed against Illinois man

Illinois police recently arrested two young men after they were called to the scene of a convenience store. One of the men was arrested on drug charges, while the other faces a misdemeanor charge for allegedly resisting arrest. At least one of the men was still in custody on $7,500 bond at last report, and was awaiting his first court appearance.

3 Illinois men facing drug charges

A months-long investigation by Illinois police led to the arrest of three men, and more are expected to come soon. They are all facing drug charges for their alleged actions involving the sale of marijuana. Of the three, only one has posted bail while the other two remain behind bars, awaiting their court dates.

Police do not always act appropriately when filing drug charges

The impact of criminal charges extends well beyond a defendant's personal life. This is especially true with drug charges, which can result in so much more than fines and time behind bars. A conviction for drug charges on a background check can profoundly affect a person's ability to gain or maintain steady employment. If you have been accused of a drug-related crime, timely action can be key to minimizing this type of impact.

Illinois' man's drug charges could bring prison time

Facing criminal accusations can be an incredibly stressful experience. Defendants often worry about the impact that a criminal conviction may have on their lives. This is especially true for Illinois defendants who are facing drug charges, which can carry severe consequences, including hefty fines and even years in prison.

What constitutes possession in Illinois drug charges?

If the answer to this question is important to you, you may have run up against authorities and the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. You may need to know what constitutes possession when it comes to any drug charges you may face. Understanding the difference can make exploring your options regarding the resolution of the charges less of a challenge.

1 facing drug charges after search in parking lot of local store

Facing allegations for a repeated drug offense can be a stressful and daunting process. Penalties for successive convictions increase in severity, and for someone with a previous record, suspicions of criminal activity could be heightened. An Illinois man was recently taken into custody and is facing drug charges after police allegedly found him in possession of heroin in the parking lot of a local store.

Former Illinois basketball star recently accused of drug charges

Drug-related charges can lead to severe penalties for an accused individual if a conviction is obtained. Those who are found in possession of large quantities of illegal drugs often face potentially devastating consequences, such as lengthy prison terms and a permanent mark on their criminal records. A former basketball standout in Illinois is reportedly facing drug charges after the recent search of his vehicle during a traffic stop.

1 facing multiple drug charges following alleged police chase

Attempting to evade authorities is never advisable. Fleeing on foot or in a vehicle can put the health and safety of everyone nearby at risk, and could even lead to further suspicion of criminal activity. A man was recently arrested and is now facing multiple drug charges after he was taken to a hospital following an alleged police chase in Illinois.

Abandoned vehicle leads to Illinois drug charges for 1 person

Abandoned vehicles are often tampered with or used for storage by various individuals across the country. A person can store any manner of things inside a such a vehicle. If drugs are allegedly discovered upon a search of the vehicle, police may seek to question the owner. An Illinois man is now facing drug charges after allegedly abandoning his vehicle a week prior to a search thereof.

2 facing multiple drug charges involving alleged sale of heroin

The constant flow of drug traffic is a significant issue in many areas across the country. Officers within law enforcement execute searches on a regular basis with the intent of reducing drug flow. Individuals who are the subject of such a process are often subsequently accused of drug-related crimes. Two men in Illinois were recently accused of multiple drug charges involving the sale of heroin.

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