If you have a loved one who is suffering from the consequences of a drug addiction, chances are you have considered the assistance of a drug treatment program to provide support and incentive to help your loved one overcome his or her challenges. When you are looking for a facility in Georgia, it is imperative that you do your research to find a place that is capable of providing quality care on a level that is compatible with your loved one's needs and personal requirements. Fortunately, with a basic knowledge of the things you should look for in a drug diversion program, you may feel much more confident when making a selection.
Everyone in Georgia makes a mistake at one point or another. Sometimes your mistakes may be bigger than other people's. If you have a drug charge on your record, it could pose serious trouble for you when it comes to getting financial aid for college.
Marijuana law reform has been a popular issue in recent years. At this point, over half of the nation has some sort of medical marijuana program and a good handful of states also allow for some type of recreational use. While Georgia still strictly regulates the use of cannabis, state laws have been changing.
People all across Atlanta are arrested for drug possession, distribution or trafficking offenses after traffic stops. If you are sitting in the back of a police car in handcuffs after this type of stop, you might think at this point, the damage is done. You are getting arrested and now you'll have a stain on your criminal record.
Any parent who gets a call that their child was arrested for a drug or alcohol crime can feel overwhelmed with emotions, from anger and disappointment to fear and anxiety. Parents can feel as though they have failed somehow, or that their child is a bad kid who is destined for a life of bad decisions.
A Georgia high school was the subject of a months-long investigation that ultimately led to multiple arrests. Two law enforcement agencies teamed up in order to conduct the investigation, some of which included undercover efforts at the school. A total of eight people were arrested, at least one of whom is a minor.
Nearly 50 people were recently indicted on federal charges for drug trafficking. All of those indicted were either prison officers or guards at some point in the past two years and have been accused of accepting bribes in return for violating Georgia state drug trafficking law. The federal investigation was launched after an out-of-state inmate was apparently able to orchestrate criminal activity through the use of a contraband cell phone.
Currently incarcerated in another state, a 20-year-old man will soon be returned to Georgia where he will face allegations of marijuana possession. In addition to supposedly violating state drug law, police also claim that he was in possession of tools specifically used for burglary. However, it is unclear whether he will return in time to make his next court date.
A Georgia family's arrest followed an investigation carried out by two local Georgia sheriff's offices. In total, five people, many of whom are members of the same family, were placed under arrest for supposedly violating criminal drug law. One additional individual was taken into custody for a warrant that was apparently not related to the investigation.
A tip led police to search a Georgia area home where they allegedly found a significant amount of illegal drugs. The home's residents were subsequently arrested for violating state and federal drug law prohibiting the possession or sale of methamphetamine, the drug that authorities supposedly discovered. They are both currently behind held without bond.