Defending Against Drug Charges In Peoria, Illinois – Series Recap

This post concludes and recaps my series on the handling of drug charges in Peoria, Illinois. I felt it necessary to write on this topic due to the fact that many people arrested in our area feel that they have no options once they have been arrested. Such defendants sometimes believe that a conviction is all but guaranteed. The goal of my last several posts has been to provide information which will assist our citizenry in...

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Defending Peoria Residents In Cases Involving Methamphetamine And Other “Hard Drugs”

This is the next post in my series on the handling of drug related cases in Peoria, Illinois. My last article discussed defending against prescription drug charges. It is important to understand that prescription-related cases are taken very seriously by prosecutors. Many make the mistake of thinking that such matters will not be a “big deal” due to the fact that doctors can prescribe such narcotics. Prescription pills, however, can...

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Defending Against Prescription Drug Charges In Peoria, Illinois

This is the fifth post in my series on the handling of narcotic related offenses in Peoria, Illinois. My last article discussed defending against marijuana charges. It is important to understand that “weed” remains illegal and that you can face criminal charges if arrested. It is important that you contact a criminal defense attorney if you find yourself in such a situation. In this article I will discuss charges which relate to...

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Defending Against Marijuana Charges In Peoria, Illinois

This is the fourth post in my series on the handling of narcotics cases in Peoria, Illinois. My last article discussed whether police may use drug sniffing dogs to conduct a search. A recent change by the U.S. Supreme Court has limited the circumstances under which law enforcement may utilize a canine in such cases. In this post I will discuss another important topic – defending against marijuana charges in our area. It is...

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Can Illinois Police Use A Drug Sniffing Dog Against Peoria Suspects?

This is the third post in my series on the handling of drug related charges in Peoria, Illinois. My last article focused on search and seizure issues which often arise in narcotics cases. It is important to understand that the charges may be dismissed if it can be shown that officers violated your rights. In this post I will discuss another important topic – whether law enforcement may use a drug sniffing dog to locate...

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