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Earlier this week, 12 people were arrested in a drug bust in Jackson. According to , this was part of a special operation initially conducted from May 11-13, 2016. Certain hotels in the area were targeted for this joint operation.
Although very few details about the drug bust were released, we do know that law enforcement officers with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics were involved in the bust. Charges included possession of meth, marijuana and PCP.
Drug convictions can have terrible long term effects on a person’s life. A conviction could mean the loss of the right to hold office, the loss of the right to have a professional license, the loss of federal benefits, the inability to obtain good employment, just to mention a few of the negative collateral consequences of a drug conviction.
Drug Charges in Jackson
Thanks to harsh sentencing laws, even first-time, non-violent offenders can suffer severe consequences, if convicted of drug possession.
If you or somebody you love has been arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamines, marijuana or some other type of illegal drug, contact the skilled criminal defense team at at (877) 231-1600 for an immediate case consultation.
The attorneys at Coxwell & Associates have handled almost every type of drug case and they have handled complex Federal drug cases. They are the “go to attorneys.”
Disclaimer: This blog is intended as general information purposes only, and is not a substitute for legal advice. Anyone with a legal problem should consult a lawyer immediately.