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February 2018 Archives

Man's sentence enhanced to 99 years due to history of drug crimes

There are varying opinions across the U.S. on how harshly repeat drug offenders should be treated by the justice system. In Texas, a man was recently sentenced to 99 years for possessing three grams of meth, a sentence which was enhanced due to his prior criminal convictions. This story shines a light on how drug crimes from repeat offenders may be considered by the justice system in Texas.

Texas criminal defense: 6 facing robbery and other charges

Police in Texas recently took six men who were trying to cross the Mexican border into custody. These individuals are believed to have been involved in an ATM robbery that occurred in Laredo. As the charges filed against each of them are quite serious, how they navigate the criminal defense system is really important.

Drug crimes with big consequences -- growing or mass producing

Texas residents who stand accused of growing or mass producing illegal drugs may face some serious consequences at both state and federal levels if they are convicted. Illegal cultivation and manufacturing are simply drugs crimes that are not treated lightly. Consequences may include significant fines and time behind bars.

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