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Heroin and Methamphetamine Confiscated in Multimillion-Dollar Drug Bust

In late August of 2020, the Dallas Morning News reported a multimillion-dollar drug bust involving a sophisticated trafficking ring of more than 20 alleged co-conspirators. According to court documents, those involved in the operation channeled millions of dollars in drug money through a local clothing store. Court records indicate that the traffickers who brought the […]


Guilty Plea Could Result In Life Sentence for Convicted Felon

Rustin Chase McKinsey shot a man in the leg on September 4, 2020, in Beaumont. The Beaumont Police Department was called to the scene and discovered Cody Guedry sitting on his front porch with a gunshot wound and a towel wrapped around his leg. The victim’s roommate told the police he woke up to arguing […]


Central Texas Drug Bust Leads to Five Arrests

 The pandemic has stifled many forms of Texas commerce, but the drug trade isn’t one of them. Multiple news outlets report that a collaborative effort by law enforcement has yielded a major drug bust, leading to the dismantling of a poly-drug distribution cell in Austin.   The bust, which included the Texas Department of Public Safety, the […]


Drug Trafficking Ring Uncovered in Central Texas

Central Texas law enforcement charged 13 people with selling counterfeit drugs laced with methamphetamine and fentanyl to college students. The alleged perpetrators are: Varun Prasad Ashley Larue Jacob Schelling Charles Zenker Brandon Carpenter Drew Zarate Benny Daneshjou Adrian Andreescu Christopher Edwards Nikit Shingari Samuel Parry Madison Scott Nolan Fogleman Many of those charged are former and […]


Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced for Involvement in Drug Trafficking Ring

Daniel Polanco, a former Edinburg, Texas, border patrol agent, was sentenced to 166 months in prison for his involvement in a drug trafficking ring. He was one of six law enforcement officials arrested and charged with stealing marijuana and cocaine from dealers in the Rio Grande Valley and then selling them in Houston. The investigation […]


Federal Drug Bust at Fort Worth Clothing Store

An alleged methamphetamine ring operating out of a clothing store in Fort Worth was broken by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on October 14, 2020. Charges against 30 individuals took place as part of an investigation called “Operation Ice Tank,” led by the local DEA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Group. The criminal charge is for […]


Getting Caught With Weed – Collin County vs. Dallas County

What happens if you get caught with weed in Texas depends on the amount of marijuana with which you are caught and the city you are in. In Dallas County, if you are caught with less than 4 oz. of weed, the police no longer have to take you to jail due to a Cite […]


Your JUUL Can Cause You Trouble With the Law

What is a JUUL? JUUL devices heat up a cartridge containing oils to create vapor, which quickly dissolves into the air. The device is small enough to fit in a closed fist and has a sleek look that resembles a USB flash drive. Some users are altering the device replacing the nicotine oil in the […]


Is Your Seven-Day Pill Box Illegal?

Prescription drug abuse has emerged as a major public health issue in recent years, notably with respect to opioid painkillers like Oxycontin. But legally speaking, all drugs requiring a doctor’s prescription are tightly regulated. If you are found in with any such drug on your person without a valid prescription, you can be arrested and […]


Drug Paraphernalia Charges – You Could be Guilty Without Realizing It

If you are familiar with drug use and culture, you know that certain household objects double as items used for the storage, manufacture, or consumption of illegal drugs. These items are known as drug paraphernalia. Like the possession of illegal drugs, the possession of drug paraphernalia is a drug crime. But unlike illegal drugs, which […]