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A New Breed of Drug Crimes

In the war on drugs, law enforcement officials have a new enemy to target: synthetic drugs. Synthetic drugs, also known as K2 or bath salts have come under increased scrutiny in the area, and law enforcement has indicated their intent to get such drugs off the streets by whatever legal means are available. As a result of this concentrated effort, many area residents will find themselves in need of a criminal defense attorney. For example, two Chicago area convenience store owners were recently charged with multiple offenses in connection with the sale of synthetic drugs.

 

The efforts of local law enforcement also resulted in other stores where items were seized surrendering those items and agreeing to sign onto a community protection agreement. However, in their zeal to rid the Chicago area of synthetic drugs, police will no doubt apprehend some people who are actually innocent of any criminal activity. That is where the efforts of a qualified and knowledgeable attorney can be extremely beneficial. An expert defense attorney can help to uphold the rights of those who have been falsely accused of selling or attempting to sell synthetic drugs.

 

When you find yourself in need of a criminal defense attorney in Chicago, Andrew M. Weisberg has the experience and knowledge necessary to handle your case. He will aggressively seek the very best outcome possible and will always seek to uphold and protect your rights in and out of the courtroom. Criminal defense attorney Weisberg has a proven track record of success with cases just like yours, and he will give your case the attention that it is due. Contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg today.

 

Criminal Defense Attorney Chicago – If you have been arrested, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a criminal defense attorney in Chicago known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience in handling all types of criminal cases, from sex offenses and violent crimes to theft-related crimes and traffic violations. To contact Mr. Weisberg, visit https://www.chicagocriminallawyer.com/, call the office at 312.854.7004 or call his cell phone 24/7 at 773.908.9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for a prompt call back. The initial consultation is free.

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Does Rehabilitation Work for Illinois Child Sexual Predators?

Sex Crimes

Child predators are regularly featured on the news as some of the worst criminals out there. They are depicted as not only committing the crime of sexual assault but also as predators hunting the most vulnerable population.

Of course, sexual predators are defined as people who have “committed a sexually violent offense and especially likely to commit more sexual offenses.” Essentially, by definition, a sexual predator is likely to continue to harm people again and again.

Still, the biggest question

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Personal Cannabis Possession Is Legal in IL… Just Not 600lbs of It

Drug Crimes | Drug Possession | Marijuana

As of the beginning of 2020, it is legal to sell and buy cannabis in Illinois. The state has followed in the path of California and Colorado and made it legal to produce and sell cannabis for medical and recreational consumption in limited quantities.

While many people find this exciting, some are taking it a little too far. For example, a pair of men in Bureau County was recently arrested for possessing more than 600 pounds of cannabis.

Personal possession

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