Drug Lawyer

Drugs, Canine Sniffs and Police Dogs: What You Need to Know

By |2022-08-22T15:30:31+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

Dogs are a powerful tool for law enforcement to find drugs and explosives. Oftentimes, courts, civilians and police officers take a positive hit from a canine as definitive proof that drugs or explosives exist. Unfortunately, dogs, like any other tool, must be calibrated and understood to be used properly. Because officers interpret any reaction from [...]

Methamphetamine Facts

By |2022-10-11T12:17:19+00:00September 19th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

Methamphetamine possession is regulated under 720 ILCS 646 - Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Here are some facts about Methamphetamine use in Illinois and the United States. Methamphetamine accounts for 80 to 90% of clandestine lab production. In the past 15 years it has become far easier to produce Detailed instructions are available online Most ingredients [...]

Did the Police Unreasonably Take Your Car after Drug Arrest?

By |2022-12-17T14:51:13+00:00April 22nd, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

illegal search and seizure Recently, I read a case where the court granted a motion to suppress evidence against a Defendant who was charged with the drug arrest of unlawful possession of methamphetamine under (720 ILCS 646/60). The Defendant's friend gave the Defendant permission to drive her car on a long trip because her driver's license [...]

Synthetic Drugs Make Police Work More Difficult

By |2022-12-17T14:50:59+00:00April 10th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

Law enforcement officials generally have a easy time enforcing traditional narcotics laws, but these same officers are playing a game of cat and mouse when it comes to new, constant evolving synthetic drugs. According to a report, federal law enforcement officials at the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) are having a difficult time applying criminal charges to offenders who are producing drugs so [...]

Defenses to Drug Arrests

By |2024-02-03T05:30:42+00:00April 9th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

Drug Offenses in Illinois Being charged with drug possession, drug possession with intent to deliver or sell, drug manufacturing or any other drug crime, you will need to hire a criminal defense lawyer who can review your case and work out the best outcome possible for you. In order to determine what your [...]

Marijuana “Possession” Under the Law

By |2022-12-17T15:30:14+00:00April 5th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

Drug attorney chicago 720 ILCS 550 Marijuana possession is considered a drug crime. “Possession" may include more situations than you think such as: Marijuana among your personal belongings, such as in your pockets, bag, purse or backpack Marijuana in your vehicle Marijuana in your home Marijuana paraphernalia, such as pipes or seeds, in your [...]

Drug Offenses and Sentences – Chicago Criminal Attorney

By |2022-12-17T15:14:21+00:00March 24th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

Felony Drug Crimes As a criminal defense lawyer in Chicago a major part of my practice is defending drug offenses including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, ecstasy and prescription drugs cases. People are charged with either possession, delivery, intent to deliver or manufacturing. Drug offenses are serious charges and carry sentences ranging from misdemeanor [...]

Chicago Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By |2022-12-17T15:15:02+00:00March 10th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Lawyer|

This year brought the signing of a bill highly anticipated by those who suffer from various chronic illnesses. In August, 2013, Gov. Pat Quinn signed the bill which will permit the legal sale of medical Marijuana in Illinois, under some of the strictest guidelines and as a four year pilot program. Chicago already has its first medical Marijuana dispensary clinic [...]

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