A Texas trooper has been suspended by the Texas Department of Public Safety after allegedly conducting a cavity search on two women suspected of possessing marijuana.
Three police officers in Texas were arrested for allegedly being involved in guarding shipments of cocaine. The officers were charged with two counts of cocaine possession with intent to distribute. They also allegedly took thousands of dollars to guard the cocaine shipments.
More teenagers in Texas and throughout the nation are using marijuana, according to a new study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The study found that one in four high school seniors used marijuana during the past month.
Two men in Texas are facing drug charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 35 E in Ellis County. After the vehicle was pulled over, the sheriff making the traffic stop said he smelled marijuana while approaching the vehicle.
Individuals caught possessing a small amount of marijuana may soon face the same penalties for a traffic violation if a proposed bill in Texas is passed.
Three school employees working at different schools are facing drug charges in Texas. The Drug Enforcement Administration has been cracking down on drug crimes in schools throughout the nation.
Did you know that drug offenders make up the largest category of offenders in federal prison? A new report shows that thousands of non-violent drug offenders in federal prison have to wait months to begin drug rehabilitation programs due to staff shortages and budget cuts.
An effort between the Texas Deparmtnet of Public Safety and local police enforcement officers has yielded another drug trafficking charge for the state of Texas. This drug charge and guilty plea is just another example of the recent crackdown on drug crimes in Texas.
Getting arrested can be a frightening ordeal. Understanding your rights during an arrest can help reduce fear and confusion over what you are legally required to do or say if you are arrested in Texas.