Drug Crimes

What Is the Most Likely Outcome of a Drug Possession Conviction in California?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Mar 25, 2023 | Drug Crimes

Depending on a variety of factors, such as type of drug, quantity, and any prior convictions, the potential consequences of your drug possession case in California can vary greatly. If you’re fortunate, you could end up with the option of drug court rather than a conviction, probation, or jail sentence. Possible Outcomes of Drug Possession… read more

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Is Mail Order Weed Legal in California?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 24, 2020 | Drug Crimes

Marijuana is legal for recreational use and medical use in California. Many people assume that since the state legalized marijuana for recreational use, they cannot be charged with a crime related to marijuana. This assumption could get you into trouble in several ways. For instance, there is much confusion about whether mail order weed is… read more

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What Should I Do If I’m Arrested for Drug Possession?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 31, 2020 | Drug Crimes

Drug charges in California carry some pretty harsh penalties. The things you do and the decisions you make after an arrest can have a huge impact on your criminal case. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Don’t Panic. Stay Calm. An arrest doesn’t mean that your life is over. The state has the burden… read more

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Political Activist Facing Charges For Running a West Hollywood Drug House

by reports@rankings.io | Sep 20, 2019 | Drug Crimes

In 2017, Gemmel Moore died from an apparent drug overdose inside of an apartment in West Hollywood. A few months later in January 2018, Timothy Dean died from an apparent overdose inside of a West Hollywood apartment. Earlier this month, a 37-year-old man survived an overdose in that same small apartment. Now the owner is… read more

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Four Arrested After Police Discover Drug Ring at Los Angeles Dog Kennel

by reports@rankings.io | Jul 05, 2019 | Drug Crimes

Several people were arrested in connection with a drug distribution ring police believe was operating out of a Los Angeles dog boarding facility. Police arrested one man, who had an outstanding warrant, and found heroin and methamphetamine in his possession. When they searched the premises, officers discovered “numerous items indicating that narcotic sales” were happening… read more

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Trafficking Arrests Surge Following Marijuana Legalization in California

by reports@rankings.io | May 15, 2019 | Drug Crimes

Recreational marijuana has been legal in California for over a year. Since then, marijuana trafficking arrests at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) have surged by 166 percent. While it’s legal to walk around with small amounts of the drug, having large quantities in your possession is still a crime. Legalization Prompts Increase in Transport of… read more

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Police Seize 100 Pounds of Methamphetamine in Los Angeles Drug Bust

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Apr 02, 2019 | Drug Crimes

Police recently seized more than 100 pounds of methamphetamine in a South Los Angeles drug bust. The drugs have a street value of more than $1 million. The two men in possession of the drugs were arrested at the scene. They will both face criminal drug charges for possession of methamphetamine. Since they had so… read more

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Two Los Angeles Area Doctors Arrested For Writing False Prescriptions

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Mar 01, 2019 | Drug Crimes

At least two Los Angeles area doctors have been arrested for selling opioids on the black market and writing false prescriptions. Thirty other medical professionals in California, Nevada, and Hawaii have been stripped of the right to prescribe drugs. The arrests were part of Operation Hypocritical Oath. The investigation was carried out by the Drug… read more

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Hesperia Man Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 07, 2019 | Drug Crimes

A 32-year-old man is facing multiple criminal charges after storming into a Victorville bar and restaurant with a loaded assault rifle. According to reports, Francisco Felix was denied service because he didn’t have a valid ID. He ran out to his car, grabbed the loaded weapon, and returned to confront the manager. The two got… read more

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Man Arrested in Suspected Los Angeles Jail Drug Smuggling Operation

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 06, 2018 | Drug Crimes

An attempt to smuggle illegal drugs into a Los Angeles correctional facility has been thwarted by a K9 officer. According to the reports, police learned about a drug smuggling operation and secured a search warrant for the suspect’s home. A narcotics-sniffing police dog discovered methamphetamine and heroin valued at more than $40,000. The drugs were… read more

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