Upstate Dentist Faces Drug Charges, LLR Investigation

Greenwood Area Dentist Faces Criminal Accusations that Will Likely Prompt an LLR Investigation A drug investigation in the upstate recently led to the arrest of a dentist in Greenwood, South Carolina on drug charges. In addition to the criminal charges, the Upstate dentist will likely be forced to defend his professional license before the South … [Read more...]

Supreme Court Rules Drug-Sniffing Dogs at Traffic Stops Are Illegal

Drug Charges from Drug-Sniffing Dogs at Routine Traffic Stops Now Illegal Per Supreme Court On Tuesday, April 21st, the Supreme Court ruled that a police may not bring in drug-sniffing dogs during a routine traffic stop, even if the dog finds a controlled substance and the suspect receives drug charges. The ruling applied search and seizure law … [Read more...]

Rapper Nelly Faces Felony Drug Charges in Tennessee

Nelly Faces Felony Drug Charges in Tennessee but Attorney Says He’ll Be Exonerated On Saturday, April 11th, rapper and reality TV star Nelly was arrested on felony drug charges after a search of his tour bus in Tennessee revealed he carried methamphetamines, a small amount of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. "Approximately 100 small Ziploc … [Read more...]

Three SC Suspects Face Drug Trafficking and Weapons Charges

Three South Carolina Residents Arrested for Stolen Firearms, Drug Trafficking Charges North Charleston narcotics investigators have arrested three suspects on conspiracy, drug trafficking, and firearms charges after an investigation revealed the group was trafficking heroin from out of state. Deon Dorsey, 29, was arrested and charged with … [Read more...]

Former USC Football Star Demetris Summers Arrested for DUI, Drug Charges

Former Gamecock Football Player Demetris Summers Arrested on DUI, Drug Charges Former University of South Carolina tailback Demetris Summers was arrested on November 5th, around 4:50 AM, after a car accident led authorities to a breathalyzer test, and determined he committed a DUI. Summers has also been charged with attempt to distribute crack … [Read more...]

More States See Recreational Marijuana on Ballot

As Midterm Elections Near, Two More States and DC Will Vote on Recreational Marijuana In 2012, Colorado and Washington State became the first two states in the US to legalize recreational marijuana use. Although many states have passed medical marijuana legislation, which can be especially beneficial for those suffering from chronic pain disorders … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Administrative Assistant on Leave Because Husband Arrested on Drug Charges

    Man Arrested on Drug Charges for Selling Cocaine, Wife Put On Leave from Job at Sheriff’s Office A man from Lexington, SC has been arrested on drug charges for selling cocaine. Unfortunately, his wife works for the sheriff’s department as an administrative assistant. She has been put on leave with pay. Investigators say that … [Read more...]

Midlands Resident Arrested on Drug Charges for Garage Meth Lab

SC Man Faces Drug Charges for Manufacturing Meth in His Garage Midlands resident William David Langley faces three major drug charges, including manufacturing meth, after police found a meth lab in his garage. Authorities were called about suspicious activity in 42-year-old Langley’s house on Sunday, December 23rd. Officers received a search … [Read more...]

Rapper Beanie Sigel Arrested 2 Weeks Before Beginning Prison Sentence

Prison time started earlier than expected for Rapper Beanie Sigel. According to TMZ, Beanie, most known for his work with rappers Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg, was arrested earlier Wednesday morning in Philadelphia on gun and drug possession charges. This arrest comes two weeks before he was to begin a two-year prison sentence on tax evasion … [Read more...]

Prescription Drug Overdose in Celebrities a Reflection of a Larger Epidemic

In the last several years, Heath Ledger, Britney Murphy, Whitney Houston, and Michael Jackson have all passed away from overdoses on prescription medications. However, the loss of these celebrities is a reflection of a larger epidemic in the United States, reports the CDC. In fact, 15,000 people died in 2008 from overdosing on prescription … [Read more...]

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