When an individual is faced with some life choices, he or she may not always choose the path that has the best outcomes. The decision, such as making money through questionable means, may seem like a good one at the time, but the decision maker may realize it was a mistake if authorities are alerted to their activities. Some choices could lead to a felony drug charge, and individuals may wish to explore their legal options.
A 38-year-old man and a 54-year-old man were taken into custody in Illinois on similar charges after authorities believed them to be associated with drug trafficking activity. Officers alleged saw one of the men carrying a package that they believed contained illegal substances to a vehicle reportedly driven by the older man. When authorities searched the vehicle, they purportedly found cocaine in the vehicle.
After that event, police searched an apartment that was apparently associated with the two suspects. Upon that search officers allegedly found more cocaine as well as methamphetamine. It is unclear how authorities came to the conclusion that the vehicle and apartment should be searched for illegal substances.
As the two suspects each face a felony drug charge, they may wish to explore their legal options and what route may most benefit their situation. They could possibly wish to learn more about potential plea bargains, and they may also wish to ensure that officers investigating the case had the proper warrants and authority to search the vehicle and apartment. If a plea bargain is not suitable for their situations, they could possibly consider presenting a defense against the allegations, and having reliable information on Illinois laws relating to their cases could better their strategy making decisions.
Source: newsnet5.com, 2 men arrested in Chicago on drug charges after police seize cocaine and meth worth $4 million, No author, Dec. 5, 2013