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February 2011 Archives

Drugs marketed as "bath salts" banned in Louisiana

There has been a great deal of news coverage in the past few months regarding drugs marketed as bath salts. Packaged with names such as Cloud 9, White Dove, Ivory Wave, Bliss and Vanilla Sky, this unusual drug is not intended for use in the bath. Rather, it can be smoked, snorted or injected.

Federal court sentences Louisiana woman in tax fraud suit

The federal authorities aggressively investigate allegations of financial offenses, particularly when the suspected crime involves tax information. Anyone under investigation for this kind of white collar crime should know that the stakes are high, and law enforcement officials will be eager to use any shred of evidence as an indication of guilt.

Baton Rouge police charge man with DWI, reckless operation

A drunk driving arrest in Louisiana must be taken seriously. When a driver who has been charged with DUI or DWI also faces allegations of damaging someone's property and injuring another, the potential consequences are even more severe. In this situation, the assistance of an experienced attorney is a necessity.

2 Baton Rouge men charged in double homicide based on tip

Earlier this week, investigators with the East Baton Rouge Parish Violent Crime Unit got a confidential tip that a man and a woman, both in their late twenties, were killed during a drug deal at a Baton Rouge home. The informant reportedly said the two dead bodies could be found in the trunk of a car parked on Dutton Avenue near Airline Highway.

2 Louisiana men jailed on drug charges after traffic stop

A drug offense charge in Louisiana must be taken seriously. Potential penalties may include time behind bars and hefty fines. Further, a conviction will have lasting impacts on a person's life for years to come. It could prevent someone from getting hired for a good job or even renting an apartment. Because the stakes are high, it is important that anyone charged with a drug offense contact an experienced defense attorney to protect his or her rights.

Defendants plead guilty in Louisiana health care fraud lawsuit

The federal government investigated four individuals they believe swindled money from Medicare through a company called Medical Supplies of Baton Rouge Inc., which was owned by two of the accused people.

Baton Rouge man charged in teen sex trafficking case

Louisiana takes sex offense charges seriously. Public pressure for effective prosecution and conviction runs high. Therefore, the prosecution thoroughly investigates, prepares and argues these cases. When a sex crime allegation involves a minor, the charge is pursued even more aggressively.

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