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Category Archives: Drug Trafficking


Minnesota Drug Crimes: Planning Can Send You To Jail
Minnesota Drug Crimes: Planning Can Send You To Jail
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Sometimes, planning a crime is just as bad in the eyes of the law as committing it, as one Minnesota woman recently found out.

 

A Minnesota woman was sentenced to seven years behind bars for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the state. The court states that she planned with others to distribute the drug. She pleaded guilty in the face of the evidence against her.

 

Drug crimes are taken very seriously in Minnesota, as evidenced by the


California Meth Seized by Minnesota Law Enforcement
California Meth Seized by Minnesota Law Enforcement
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Minnesota, like many states, takes drug trafficking incredibly seriously – and the law reflects that.

 

In fact, a few years ago Minnesota made some changes to existing laws regarding controlled substances. Now, those found guilty of trafficking controlled substances face severe penalties.

 

Three accused people are about to experience the harshness of Minnesota drug trafficking laws.

 

After a six-month investigation, Minnesota law enforcement made three arrests in connection with methamphetamine trafficking that stretched all the way


Face Minnesota Drug Charges in Treatment Court If You Suffer Addiction
Face Minnesota Drug Charges in Treatment Court If You Suffer Addiction
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Anybody can become addicted to drugs, whether it’s opioids, meth, or heroin, and as we all well know, any kind of drug or alcohol addiction can impact your judgment. The real problem arises when these issues result in criminal behavior and unwise decisions.

 

If you find yourself in such a situation, you might be able to pay your penance and turn your life around without serving years in jail.

 

In Minnesota, you might have the option to


Federal Charges for Trafficking Drugs in Minnesota?
Federal Charges for Trafficking Drugs in Minnesota?
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Imagine this. You get busted by the local cops. They say you’re going to be charged with trafficking drugs. They do their best to scare you. At some point, someone new comes in and tell you you’re going to be charged by the feds. What does this mean? Is it a scare tactic? Are they allowed to do this?

 

If you are charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota, most of the time your offense will be handled at


“But I’m No Drug Dealer!” When MN Possession Is Charged as Trafficking
“But I’m No Drug Dealer!” When MN Possession Is Charged as Trafficking
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Recreational users beware: knowing your Minnesota possession and trafficking laws may make the difference in whether you unknowingly get caught in the middle of something far bigger than you.

 

In the wake of high-profile busts like the young Minnesota mom-turned-meth ring CEO in the Spring of 2018, quickly followed by an estimated $7.75 million meth bust in Minneapolis this past September, it’s no surprise that Minnesota law enforcement officials are currently hyper-sensitive to even mere possession of controlled


How the Type of Drug Impacts Your Charge in Minnesota
How the Type of Drug Impacts Your Charge in Minnesota
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If you are facing drug charges in Minnesota, the type and amount of the drug you are accused of possessing will drastically affect the sentencing.

 

Here, we’re going to explain the degrees of drug crimes and their penalties, and how contacting an experienced criminal defense lawyer can help.

 

Controlled substances in our state are divided into five different groups, or schedules, with different penalties depending on the type of drug in question. Here is a breakdown


With MN Drug Crackdown in Full Swing, Know How to Fight Charges
With MN Drug Crackdown in Full Swing, Know How to Fight Charges
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Minnesota law enforcement is working hard to crack down on drug trafficking. In Duluth, a dozen defendants were recently indicted on federal drug trafficking charges. An additional 17 defendants face state felony drug trafficking charges, and up to 40 total arrests are expected in a massive heroin ring bust.

 

The defendants are accused of working in a supply loop between Chicago, the Twin Cities, and Duluth, and Superior, Wis. Several federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies worked together


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