Indiana drug trafficking laws at a glance

Drug trafficking is a major criminal offense in the state of Indiana and under federal law. When most think of drug trafficking they think of transporting large amounts of drugs across state lines. You can be charged with drug trafficking even if you do not cross state lines with drugs in your posse...

HIDTA designation given to Marion County

It appears that what drug enforcement efforts look like here in the Indianapolis area could be seeing some changes. This is because of a designation Marion County was recently given. The county was recently classified as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). This came out of a +3-year effo...

Indianapolis officials’ crackdown on drug crimes

Indianapolis enforcement officers are cracking down on drug crimes in Marion County. A recent piece in the IndyStar discussed the move, noting Marion County was designated a place in the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program. What is the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program? This p...

Drug crime charges: an individual’s right to a legal defense

Many things are evident in the realm of criminal charges relating to drug offenses in Indiana, including, centrally, these two realities: the list of illicit drugs and the types of charges concerning them is long, and the sentencing outcome in a given case can be notably harsh. There is much talk...