Three men in Georgia are facing serious penalties after being arrested in Meriwether County during an undercover narcotics investigation. According to the news from Mar. 11, these three were arrested after the investigation proved that there were sales and distributions of narcotics taking place in the state.
Dealing drugs of any kind can quickly lead to an arrest and penalties. However, it's important that if that happens, you're still treated fairly. Whether you're a first-time drug user who is caught while smoking, or you transported drugs unbeknownst to you, you're in a position where your defense could help you avoid serious penalties or reduce the charges that you face as a result of your actions.
Operation Gunsmoke has been implemented in South Carolina, and it is having an impact in Georgia as well. Did you know that committing a crime in one state and fleeing to another may not do anything to prevent law enforcement from arresting you? With over 150 local, federal and state agencies working together on this operation, even those who fled from South Carolina to Georgia were taken into custody.
"White collar crime" is terminology that refers to any fraud committed by business or government officials. Usually, these crimes aren't violent, and they're most prominent due to affecting the public.
In 2015, Georgia lawmakers approved the use of low-THC marijuana oil for people suffering from several debilitating disorders. However, it remains illegal to buy, sell or transport the drug in the state.
No matter what kind of crime you're accused of doing, it is extremely important to make sure you have a good defense.