Facing charges for a drug-related crime can be stressful and daunting. A conviction can have a negative impact on a person’s life in various ways. Individuals who are accused of drug crimes may want to protect their future, but the process can be challenging. This may be the case for four people in Wisconsin who are facing drug-related charges after arrests following two separate traffic stops.
The stops were made several hours apart on the same day, both involving speeding vehicles. According to police, a K-9 unit indicated that there were drugs in both of the cars. Police claim to have found three needles of meth in the first vehicle and, in the second vehicle, meth and GHB, along with other various drug paraphernalia. There was no indication as to why the searches were performed.
So far there has been no indication of any connection between the two vehicles. Four individuals, two in each car, were taken into custody and are now facing drug charges. A conviction of this nature is severe and often involves time spent in jail, prompting many people to seek assistance in challenging the charges.
When being accused of drug crimes, it is beneficial to seek legal counsel in the early stages. Many people in Wisconsin seek the advice of an experienced attorney for assistance during this difficult period. A defense attorney can evaluate all evidence against a person, assess whether his or her rights were violated in the process, and provide advice on how to pursue the best overall outcome given the situation.
Source: wxow.com, “Four arrested on drug charges in Trempealeau County”, March 1, 2017