A conviction for any type of criminal charge can have a lasting impact on a person's life. For this reason and many others, it is in individuals' best interests to defend against allegations of drug crimes or other violations. Of course, it can be difficult to create a meaningful defense, and the entire legal process can take a toll on an accused person.
One man in Utah is undoubtedly feeling taxed after recently being taken into custody. Reports stated authorities received a tip that a considerable amount of marijuana could be located in an apartment. The man living in the apartment was taken into custody, and after apparently obtaining a search warrant, police searched the residence.
During the search, officers allegedly discovered over 100 lbs of marijuana. They also seized $46,750 in cash. As a result of the purported discoveries, the man is currently facing charges for manufacturing a controlled substance and distribution of a controlled substance. Other individuals apparently lived at the same address, but they were supposedly not involved in any alleged criminal activity that took place.
Allegations of drug crimes should be taken seriously. The man involved in this Utah case may already be feeling some of the repercussions of simply being accused of a crime. He will undoubtedly want to work toward favorable outcomes for his case. In order to do so, he may want to fully understand his available criminal defense options. Utilizing local legal resources could help him obtain applicable information that helps him feel more confident as his case proceeds.
Source: fox13now.com, "Unified Police arrest man, seize 110 pounds of pot in Riverton", Mark Green, May 4, 2018