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Possible overdose death leads to charges related to drug crimes

Drugs are a problem throughout Wisconsin. It seems as if the daily news broadcasts are filled with stories related to them. As a result, law enforcement officers remain vigilant in their endeavor to arrest anyone involved in drugs or related drug crimes.

Violent crimes: 1 accused of armed robbery and homicide

Facing criminal accusations can be a stressful and intimidating process. Those accused of violent crimes such as armed robbery may wish to protect themselves by challenging the charges, but they may be uncertain about their available legal options. A 37-year-old man is likely focused on his defense after he was recently arrested and accused of multiple violent crimes in Wisconsin.

1 accused of numerous drug crimes after search of Wisconsin home

Law enforcement agencies across the country put a great deal of time and effort into quelling the traffic of illegal drugs. Drug crimes carry severe penalties if a conviction is obtained, the consequences of which could have a significant impact on the lives of those involved. A 29-year-old man has recently been arrested and is facing multiple drug charges after the recent search of a residence in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin man accused of drug crimes after alleged chase on foot

Attempting to run from authorities may be a poor choice that could typically be made in the spur of the moment. Similar actions might only further suspicion of wrong-doing, and may also lead to additional charges against an accused individual. A Wisconsin man has been accused of numerous drug crimes after a recent police chase, during which he allegedly attempted to discard illegal narcotics.

Man accused of multiple violent crimes re alleged robberies

A 27-year-old man is reportedly facing a lifetime prison sentence in relation to an armed robbery that is said to have taken place recently in Wisconsin. Those accused of violent crimes face severe penalties that can be life-altering if a conviction is obtained. Seeking assistance in the early stages could be crucial when facing similar charges, and he is likely focusing on his defense in preparation for legal proceedings.

Woman arrested for violent crimes re alleged fight in Wisconsin

Domestic disputes can range anywhere from a verbal spat to a physical altercation. However, sometimes these incidents can grow out of control, potentially leading to more serious allegations, perhaps especially if injuries are involved. A 29-year-old woman was recently arrested and accused of violent crimes after a fight allegedly broke out in Wisconsin.

White collar crimes: Wisconsin woman accused of identity theft

A woman in Wisconsin has recently been arrested and is facing criminal charges after allegedly using another's identity to rack up an $8,000 hotel bill. White collar crimes such as identity theft are serious offenses that carry severe penalties if a conviction is obtained. Those who face similar accusations may feel somewhat intimidated and/or overwhelmed by the process, potentially spurring a need for assistance.

Authorities would do best to seek true sex crimes prosecutions

The trend in Wisconsin regarding prostitution arrests is to arrest more of the male customers and the pimps who organize prostitution activities and derive great profit from it. Criminologists and other experts say that arresting just the women has a negligible impact on the sex crimes trade and that arresting men also will have a much greater preventive impact. However, since prostitution is somewhat popularly viewed as a victimless crime, the more relevant question to ask may be why any person should have to suffer criminal punishment for a consensual behavior that involves the payment of money for personal services.

Routine open air search leads to accusations of drug crimes

K-9 units are often instrumental in the search and seizure of illegal drugs. These units perform open air searches in a variety of circumstances, including certain traffic stops and public places suspected of drug activity. A Wisconsin man has been accused of drug crimes following a recent search that reportedly took place under similar circumstances.

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