Multiple Kilogram Drug Trafficking Case Dismissed in Federal Court Knock and Talk On October 31, 2016 at 11:00 pm seven heavily armed Drug Enforcement Agency Special Agents and a drug dog arrived at my
With an increase of marijuana use in Michigan there has also been an increase of marijuana impaired driving arrests. Michigan law currently penalizes driving with any amount of active THC within a driver’s blood
5 Things You Must Do to Ensure You Get Your License Back in Michigan You’ve driven with the Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) for a year and are ready to have it removed. Now
When a prosecutor charges someone with possession of marijuana they will generally also charge possession with the intent to deliver (PWID) if the weight is over a particular amount. It’s a big deal because possession
There are two primary methods used to measure a suspected drunk driver’s bodily alcohol content for criminal prosecutions: breath and blood tests. Breath tests are more frequent because of the ease of administration and quick
I passed the balance and coordination tests so why do I have to take a breath test on the road? I should have been released and instead I am going to jail. The moment
When a police officer suspects a person is driving under the influence of alcohol they will generally administer a preliminary breath test (PBT) at the site of the traffic stop. The results usually determine whether
HOW TO FIGHT A CHEMICAL TEST REFUSAL AND KEEP YOUR LICENSE FROM BEING SUSPENDED The penalty for refusing a breath alcohol test is harsh: a one year license suspension with no guarantee for a restricted.
A properly prepared substance abuse evaluation can make or break your case In order to have your driving privileges restored, it's imperative that properly prepared evidence is submitted to the hearing officers. A substance abuse
Michigan DUI Lawyer There are two main chemical tests to determine the amount of alcohol in a driver for evidence in drunk driving cases. They are a breath alcohol test or a blood alcohol analysis.
The strongest evidence in almost every DUI case is a chemical test. It could be a breath alcohol test on a Datamaster or a blood test analyzed by the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Department.
SENATE BILL 207 – POLICE AND PROSECUTORS PLEASED THAT ‘ROADSIDE’ TESTS ARE RELABELED – NOW ADMISSIBLE IN COURT Michigan Senate Bill 207 – What Is It? Senators Rick Jones (R – 24th District) and Tonya
Michigan's Driver Responsibility Fees are assessed to a person convicted of drunk driving, fleeing and eluding, negligent vehicular homicide, failing to stop and identify at an accident, driving while license suspended or for obtaining seven or more
You've had your license revoked, you've successfully endured a year with the ignition interlock device (BAIID) on your vehicle, and now you are ready to have your full driving privileges restored. It is important that this license appeal is
Restoring a revoked driver license for multiple drunk driving arrests requires proof that the substance abuse problem that caused the arrests is under control. A very important piece of evidence proving that someone's drinking or
With Michigan being home to nearly 7 million licensed drivers, ensuring motorists are safe is a priority. Drunk drivers on the road put not only themselves in danger, but also everyone else that happens to
In Michigan, two OWI DUI convictions for alcohol or drugs will require a one year revocation of a person’s driver’s license. However, a restricted driver’s license may be granted to a OWI 2nd offender only if that person
Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Lawyer Everyone knows the consequences of a drinking and driving offense are tough. There are many fines and costs to pay, possible jail time, and the loss of your driving privileges
This morning I received a voice message from an old client thanking me for the work I did for him. 18 months ago I talked a judge into giving him the opportunity to keep a
Detroit Narcotics Lawyer Over the last few months, the Detroit Police Department’s (DPD) Narcotics Unit has been and currently remains under scrutiny for one of its team’s alleged mishandlings and illegal practices. Police Chief J.
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Oakland County N.E.T. Practices In Obtaining Drugs and Money Can Border On ‘Improper.’ What Is The Issue? The Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) is responsible for investigating big drug cases anywhere around the county.
Oakland County Drug Crimes Lawyer Throughout Oakland County, there is a concerted effort in keeping illegal drugs off of the streets. Various agencies, including police departments and the courts have a desire to arrest, prosecute,
Have you ever inhaled the compressed air in the whipped cream can in your (or your friend's) refrigerator for the quick high it gives you? If you did you committed a misdemeanor pursuant to Michigan
Due to the rise in the use of marijuana all over the country, including the state of Michigan, police are now being trained to investigate driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs. It
In Michigan, it is unlawful to drive a motor vehicle with any amount of a schedule one controlled substance in your body. A schedule one controlled substance is one that is deemed to have a
The active ingredient in marijuana is tetrahydrocannabinol otherwise widely known as THC. That is the stuff that gets a user high and provides a medicinal benefit to many which is why Michigan and 18 other
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