A doctor in western New York is facing serious allegations pertaining to alleged importation of illegal narcotics, according to local sources. Federal authorities in New York arrested the doctor, who has worked for years in drug rehabilitation programs, and accused him of importing cocaine and heroin into the country. He has since appeared before a U.S. magistrate, and the doctor is likely focused alongside his legal counsel on preparing a meaningful criminal defense.
One of the most helpless feelings a person could experience occurs when a police officer wraps the handcuffs around your wrists. You are no longer free to go or do what you want, and you are at the mercy of law enforcement. If this has happened to you, your first instinct may be to struggle to get free, and your next thought is to know why you are under arrest.
The Bronx was the site of tragedy following the death of a 17-year-old in an alleged altercation. New York police have arrested two individuals in connection with this serious crime, one of whom has since been charged with murder. It is unclear whether either of these individuals has retained criminal defense counsel at this time, nor is it clear if they remain in police custody.
New York state laws take a strong stance against drunk driving, and drivers charged with this crime could face time behind bars, steep fines and other negative consequences. A New York Police Department officer is facing all of these consequences and possibly more regarding a drunk driving arrest after a cyclist was struck with the policeman's vehicle. The accused man will find it beneficial to consider criminal defense options at this time. The police officer was off duty when he reportedly ran a red light and caused a crash.
Two men are facing potential jail time after their residence was raided by police in a drug sting on Nov. 30. New York authorities executed a search warrant on the Long Island residence and arrested both men, who are believed to be guilty of drug-related crimes. Both men were facing arraignment as of this report, though it is unclear whether either has retained criminal defense representation.