Most people in the United States are aware that they have certain rights afforded to them by the U.S. Constitution. Despite this awareness, they may not fully understand all the protections this document provides. In fact, a teen may need help determining if his constitutional rights were violated in the events leading up to his recent arrest and subsequent drug charges in Missouri.
The criminal justice system is complicated. Even those with some experience with it may sometimes be unsure what actions are best. As such, the average person in Missouri is likely unsure of his or her options and the potential outcomes of each if accused of a crime. In fact, a woman now facing criminal charges following an incident at a courthouse may be seeking advice about her situation.
Many individuals, when facing a confrontation with police, react out of fear and panic. For some, this could prompt someone to flee an officer rather than stop. Unfortunately, reports indicate that a man in Missouri now faces federal drug charges following a car chase.
There is no doubt that the end of a romantic relationship can result in a variety of different negative feelings. While arguments, for example, may be usual, violence or other types of physical retaliation is typically rare. Despite this, a Missouri man is facing several criminal accusations, including drug charges, after he allegedly set his ex-girlfriend's car on fire.
The criminal justice system is complex. Often, those facing criminal charges are unsure of the process, causing them to lack confidence in their ability to make the decisions that will likely have a significant impact on the rest of their lives. For example, two women in Missouri may be facing this uncertainty, following their arrest on federal drug charges.
For many people in Missouri and across the country, an encounter with a law enforcement officer can be panic-inducing regardless of whether the person is engaged in illegal activity. Unfortunately, it may be instinctive for some people to flee when such a confrontation appears imminent. In fact, a man now faces drug charges after prosecutors claim he fled from a traffic stop.
A massive drug bust has resulted in three arrests, according to authorities in Callaway County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed the arrest of three individuals who were allegedly found in a vehicle in possession of drugs, the street value of which is estimated at $217,000, including 6 pounds of what is believed to be methamphetamine. All three now face drug charges that could result in serious jail time if they are convicted.
In many areas, it is relatively easy for people to report any concerns about a child's welfare. While the intent behind this is likely to ensure that all children are adequately protected, the process could potentially be abused. Unfortunately, a request for a welfare check in Missouri has recently resulted in multiple drug charges -- among several others -- against a man and woman.
For many students in Missouri and across the country, college is a time of exploration and adventure. In fact, some students may ultimately experiment with alcohol and drugs. Unfortunately, police believe that a student recently died as a result of taking drugs; another student now faces drug charges as a result of the death.
A confrontation with a Missouri police officer can be nerve-wracking for many people. Often, the anxiety associated with such an encounter can even make someone who has committed no wrongdoing display symptoms that could be interpreted as guilt but are actually a product of nerves. Unfortunately, a man is now facing driving while intoxicated and drug charges after officers claimed he was involved in a car accident.