Category: Drug Trafficking

 

The everyday items that play a part in drug crimes are very important to law enforcement officials. Because of this, they are legally allowed to confiscate items such as cars, homes, and cash that could have been used in the drug crimes.

 

If an item like a phone is used, not only will that item be confiscated… it will also add more criminal charges to the individual’s record.

 

When we talk about the sentencing guidelines for criminal offenses in Colorado, they’re just that – guidelines. Aggravating and mitigating factors, as well as the amount of charges and a judge’s own discretion, all work together as factors that make up the final sentence.

 

At the federal level, these rules are a little different. One of the biggest policies that affects sentencing at the federal level is mandatory

 

After two years of a federal indictment hanging over their heads, FedEx has received some good news: drug trafficking charges against them have been dropped.

 

FedEx was indicted in 2014 on charges of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, conspiracy to launder money, and multiple other counts. They pleaded not guilty.

 

The crimes allegedly began in the early 2000s when FedEx started shipping drugs (strong sleep aids, painkillers,

As long as drugs are illegal, there will be drug trafficking. And even though marijuana is now legal in Colorado, it’s still illegal in other states and countries, which creates a drug trafficking issue.

 

Since marijuana was legalized in Colorado and Washington, 70 percent of Mexican drug cartels have seen a decrease in their marijuana profits. This decrease is prompting Mexico to consider its own legalization of marijuana.