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August 2014 Archives

Drug charges result from alleged drug deal observation

Louisiana detectives allegedly observed a drug deal taking place and proceeded to follow the suspected vehicle. As officers subsequently made a traffic stop of the vehicle, one suspect ran. Both were apprehended and now face drug charges.

When can an officer search without a search warrant?

All citizens, whether residing in Louisiana or elsewhere, are protected by the U.S. Constitution's Fourth Amendment against unreasonable searches and seizures. Many individuals know this generally means a police officer must have a warrant to search for or seize evidence. This is not always the case, however.

Elderly employee faces federal charges for alleged forgery, theft

An elderly Louisiana woman has been arrested on charges of forgery, felony theft and bank fraud. The federal charges arose out of a complaint filed by the woman's employer in May.