In June, Noah Kleinman, a 39-year-old salesman from Studio City, was convicted of six felony counts related to marijuana distribution. Recent Sentencing for Drug Crime At his recent sentencing he had the opportunity to speak to his case in frontContinue reading Noah Kleinman’s Drug Crime Sentencing
California Drug Possession Law: An Overview
Under California state law there are two categories of drug possession: simple possession and possession with the intent to sell. Classifying the Type of Drug The California Health and Safety Code also separates marijuana offenses from offenses that relate toContinue reading California Drug Possession Law: An Overview
FBI Targets Mexican Mafia Members for Numerous Crimes
On December 10, hundreds of law enforcement officers spread out across East Los Angeles to raid homes in a search for 38 gang members believe to be tied to the Mexican Mafia and the Big Hazard gang. Those arrested have beenContinue reading FBI Targets Mexican Mafia Members for Numerous Crimes
Grandma Committing Drug Crime?
A recent report shows that drug crimes and other criminal behaviors are taking place at an alarming rate. Not unusual. Except for the fact that the study found the uptick to be in the age range between 50 and older.Continue reading Grandma Committing Drug Crime?
Laws on Drug Crime Could be Changing
If approved this November, Proposition 47 would significantly alter California laws on drug crime. If approved, most drug possession felonies would be downgraded to misdemeanors. Prop 47 Redirection of Funds California currently spends $62,000 per inmate per year. Reducing incarcerationContinue reading Laws on Drug Crime Could be Changing
Canadian Model Busted for Drug Crime at SoCal Airport
Aspiring Canadian model Krista Boseley, 30, was busted for alleged drug smuggling with intent to distribute at a Southern California airport. Canadian Drug Duo The stunning brunette, along with 61-year-old Gilles Lapointe were found to be carrying nearly 100 pounds of MDMAContinue reading Canadian Model Busted for Drug Crime at SoCal Airport
Reform for Drug Crime Sentencing
California lawmakers recently reformed a drug crime sentencing law that was criticized, across the nation, for being racist. The California Fair Sentencing Act was recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown (D). It ensures that people who are convicted of certainContinue reading Reform for Drug Crime Sentencing