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July 2016 Archives

Louisiana Senator faces criminal charge following domestic fight

A Louisiana state Senator has found himself facing potential legal trouble after a recent arrest. State Senator Troy Brown, a second-term senator who represents Ascension Parish District 2, was arrested recently at his home in Geismar.

Understanding possession with intent to distribute

There are many potential drug crimes with which a Louisianan may be charged. One common drug charge is for possession with the intent to distribute. It may be helpful for an individual who has been charged with such a crime, or whose loved one is facing a possession with intent to distribute drug charge, to understand what, exactly, this type of charge entails.

The importance of legal help when arrested on drug charges

For those in Baton Rouge who find themselves under arrest for drug charges, there will be a great deal to consider in the immediate and for the future. The level of charges they will face will vary and will be contingent on the alleged crimes. This is also true with the potential penalties. Depending on the crime they are accused of committing, there could be moderately small consequences, or there could be serious consequences that will affect them for a significant period of time. Regardless of the circumstances, the most important factor in the case is often having a strong legal defense.

What is the National Sex Offender Registry?

Many Louisianans may have heard of the National Sex Offender Registry. They may not, however, be familiar with it, or how a person becomes listed on the National Sex Offender Registry. The National Sex Offender Public Registry was established in 2005, and then subsequently renamed the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW).