An alleged gang, supposedly operating from inside the walls of a local prison, was the source of a number of arrests recently. Federal, state and local investigators worked together to arrest the individuals all over California state and beyond. The charges for each individual varied, but most were taken on weapons or drug charges.
Recently relaxed pot laws have created an environment in which old convictions can have less of an impact for previous offenders. In California, Proposition 64 made anyone convicted of past marijuana crimes able to petition the court to have the charges reduced or dismissed. In the era of legalization, old drug charges should not affect a person's ability to work or find housing.
A relatively minor car crash has led to one local man's arrest. When police responded to the scene of an accident in San Luis Obispo, they found an individual who admitted to having a warrant in a neighboring county. The man, allegedly a former felon, was later arrested on drug charges after officers reportedly found guns, drugs and paraphernalia in his car.
A large police operation sweeping across the state has resulted in dozens of arrests. Most arrests were in the Southern California region, but others were out of state. Alleged mafia and drug cartels were targeted, and many people were arrested on drug charges.
A man has been charged with conspiracy to sell illegal substances. The individual, a manager at a California company, pleaded not guilty to the charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine as well as possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. The drug charges are part of an ongoing incident with local city and county police officers also charged in relationship to these crimes.
One woman is defending herself after being apprehended by police. The criminal accusations include drug charges and identity theft. The California school teacher has found herself entangled in a drug bust that may endanger her employment.
Four individuals were indicted for crimes during a weekend drug bust. The police raid returned a significant amount of drugs and led to the arrest of four people on July 29. Two of those arrests were for drug charges, and the other two were for lesser offenses. A recent news story provides more details on the arrests and seizure in California.
A counterfeit bill hustle was apparently undone by high school students, a recent news story reports. A woman was arrested on charges of forgery and possession of methamphetamine and heroin for sales at her home. The forgery and drug charges are adding up to potentially serious consequences for the California woman, who is likely preparing a criminal defense.
It is important to remember that in this country, people are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Although the initial story about an alleged crime may seem to have the facts signed, sealed and delivered, many times, a closer look will uncover new revelations about a case. A man facing theft and drug charges in San Luis Obispo is likely preparing to tell his side of the tale, as covered in a recent news story.
Most likely unbeknown to airline passengers in the vicinity, a California airport was the recent site of a federal drug investigation. Federal agents were apparently staked out at the airport, awaiting a particular plane. They reportedly received word of a bulk shipment of currency, expected on a flight set to travel from California to another state. The situation resulted in serious drug charges, and an indictment is expected in the near future.