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Arrests for Drug Crimes Will Continue As Chicago Police Target Areas of the City

The Chicago Police Department is renewing its efforts to target drug operations across the city. As a result, arrests will continue to go up for crimes ranging from trafficking charges to weapons violations to gang-related offenses. As the narcotics division continues to target and then investigate various areas in the city, those arrested will want to enlist the assistance of an aggressive and experienced Chicago drug crimes attorney.

 

Such an approach also means a risk that individuals who are not involved in any drug crimes or other illegal activity could be arrested simply because of their presence in an area of Chicago that is being targeted by law enforcement. There is also a risk that the covert efforts of narcotics agents to identify those involved in drug and other crimes will create scenarios in which the legal rights of those subsequently charged were violated in some way. Obviously, the effort to eradicate drug crimes from the Chicago area, however well-intentioned, can never be used as a justification for the conviction of innocent parties or for the violation of an individual’s Constitutional rights.

 

If the attempt by Chicago Police to target drug crimes has resulted in your arrest, contact attorney Andrew M. Weisberg who will diligently work to build the strongest defense of your case that is possible. Whether Mr. Weisberg gets charges dropped altogether, works for a reduced sentence, or defends your case in a court trial, he will vigorously defend and protect your freedom, your reputation, and your future. Contact Attorney Weisberg’s office today.

 

If you have been arrested in Chicago, no matter how straightforward or complex your drug charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a Chicago drug crimes attorney known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience 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/ or call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for prompt call back. The consultation is free.

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