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  • Heroin Charges in Texas
    Heroin Charges in Texas

    What is heroin exactly and what is it made out of? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod ...

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  • Grandmother of Heroin Arrested on Federal Charges
    Grandmother of Heroin Arrested on Federal Charges

    A 79-year-old woman that has been named the "Grandmother of Heroin" and her 54-year-old son have been arrested with around $150,000 worth of heroin. It is estimated that the 21 ounces of heroin is ...

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  • South Texas Man Gets Life Term for Drug Operation
    South Texas Man Gets Life Term for Drug Operation

    A man from Corpus Christi, Texas was sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of helping to run a drug ring and concealing the proceeds through cattle and vehicle auctions. A federal judge ...

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  • Drug Use and Child Custody
    Drug Use and Child Custody

    If you are caught using illegal narcotics habitually, it could affect your ability to parent and care for your children. A recent court report announces that an 18-month-old baby girl was removed from ...

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  • Deputy Sentenced in Drug-Smuggling Burrito Case
    Deputy Sentenced in Drug-Smuggling Burrito Case

    Henry Marin was a sheriff’s deputy in Los Angeles, California, but he will probably lose his job due to the fact that he now faces two years in a courthouse jail. His crime involves the most unlikely ...

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  • What Is Penalty Group 1?
    What Is Penalty Group 1?

    As we noted in our blog entry yesterday, the level of crime that you can be charged with for POSSESSION of a controlled substance (note there is a different range of punishment for delivery of a ...

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