On behalf of Robert W. Keller Attorney At Law posted in Drug Charges on Friday, March 31, 2017. All it takes is flipping on the news and you’ll hear about the latest suspected heroin overdose. As a highly powerful Schedule I opiate, it has the potential to not only break up families, but snuff out an individual’s life as well. While laws surrounding the use of many recreational drugs have become more lax in the last few years, ones surrounding the use of heroin have not. This is due in large part to this particular drug’s strong potential for causing significant harm or death among those who use it. Any conviction for the possession, sale, purchase or manufacturing of the […]

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On behalf of Robert W. Keller Attorney At Law posted in Drug Charges on Friday, February 3, 2017. Many people rely on prescription drugs to improve their health, recover from an illness and ensure a better future. While there is nothing wrong with taking these drugs, there are many crimes associated with this type of medication. As a result, if you take a wrong step, it could land you in hot water with the authorities. An example of a common prescription drug crime is distribution. For instance, rather than using the drugs as intended, you decide to sell them to others. Not only is this a crime, but it can lead to a serious punishment depending on factors such as […]

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On behalf of Robert W. Keller Attorney At Law posted in Drug Charges on Friday, December 23, 2016. Let’s start by saying this: Any type of drug offense is a serious matter. Even so, some drug charges are more serious than others. For example, drug trafficking is more serious than drug possession. However, here’s something you need to remember. The possession of any drug, even marijuana, can be charged as a misdemeanor. In this case, it means that the crime is punishable by a jail sentence. Taking this one step further, simple possession of a prescription drug is often a felony offense. That’s just one type of drug offense that’s considered a felony. Many people don’t realize that prosecutors often […]

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