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What Does Conviction for Possession of Drugs Entail?

People convicted on the grounds of possession of drugs can face an array of penalties at the time of sentencing, which can vary from state to state. Conviction for simple drug possession can invite lenient penalties such a fine of less than $100 and/or a few days in jail, to stricter ones like a huge fine of thousands of dollars and several years in state prison. The fact that simple drug possession attracts the lightest sentence should bring relief to…

Bail Set For Man Charged w/ DUI That Killed a Dump Truck Driver on I-94

According to the Southtown Star / Chicago Sun Times bail was set for $1 million for the man charged with aggravated DUI that caused a fatal accident and killed a dump truck driver on the Dan Ryan. The accident occurred in November – police at the scene of the crash said Leon looked “very high,” and he was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center for a DUI test, which detected cocaine in his system, prosecutors said. Cook County Judge Adam Bourgeois…

A Man Driving the Wrong Way on the Kennedy Charged with DUI

According to the Chicago Tribune a man was stopped by a snow plow truck on I-90 at 2:53 AM on Saturday. The Chicago man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, traveling in the wrong direction and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.  The press release was provided by Illinois State police officials. No injuries were reported. For additional information about our DUI defense practice, contact a lawyer at the Law Office of Robert Kerr, LLC, in Chicago…

Chicago Man Charged with a DUI After Sunday’s NFL Conference Championship Games

According to DNAinfoChicago  a Chicago man was charged with a DUI and cocaine drug possession after leaving a friend’s house where he had watched the NFL conference championship football games.  Millions of Americans get together with their friends and family to celebrate these sporting events.  Additionally, many bars and restaurants get large crowds during local football, basketball, baseball or hockey games, etc…  Many Americans celebrate these sporting events with alcohol. In these and all social situations it is important to make…

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