Wide-Scale Fentanyl Prosecutions Continue in New Jersey
Fentanyl is a prescription synthetic opioid that, unfortunately, is also distributed illegally throughout the United States. In response, law enforcement has become aggressive in working to shut down illicit fentanyl supply and distribution chains and to prosecute violators. Zealous efforts like these tend to cast wide nets that can subject anyone in possession of fentanyl… Read More »
New Jersey Authorities Cracking Down on Opioid Traffickers
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage across the nation, New Jersey authorities are carrying on a multi-track strategy to address the problem. The state attorney general and other law enforcement agencies are pursuing doctors, pharmacists and other professionals who help drive the crisis by issuing improper prescriptions or by otherwise engaging in the illegal… Read More »
Trenton Man Faces Federal Charges in Heroin Ring Investigation
After a two-year investigation, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York William Hochul, Jr. announced the arrests of eight people, including a Trenton man, on federal drug charges related to alleged heroin distribution from Elmira, New York to points in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Authorities claim to have evidence gathered from two informants,… Read More »
Drug Crimes in New Jersey and Pennsylvania: What is Drug Possession?
New Jersey classifies controlled dangerous substances (CDS) such as marijuana, heroin and cocaine, and the chemicals used to manufacture them. The drug laws in New Jersey are severe, so if you have been charged with drug possession, it makes sense to contact an experienced drug possession defense attorney who will defend your rights in the… Read More »