For several weeks, Pennsylvania police have been conducting an investigation in Scranton. A 44-year-old man was the primary subject of the investigation. After searching three separate locations, police took the man into custody. He is now facing criminal charges for alleged drug crimes.
The police who conducted the searches claim to have found a large sum of money, as well as substances they believe to be cocaine and marijuana. The man was placed in county jail. Charges against him, include illegal drug possession with intent to deliver.
Alleging drug crimes versus proving them in court
In the past, there have been many people who have faced criminal charges for drug crimes without incurring convictions. Some cases are dismissed without ever going to trial. In other instances, defendants may challenge evidence as inadmissible due to personal rights violations that took place during an investigation or arrest.
If a person is taken into custody following an investigation or search and seizure by North Carolina police officers, it is a good idea to request immediate guidance and support. An experienced criminal defense attorney can review the details of a case and make recommendations regarding what type of strategy might work best to help mitigate circumstances or secure a positive outcome. An attorney also knows exactly what to do if a personal rights violation has taken place.