Ohio residents who have been charged with manufacturing, distributing or trafficking of controlled substances may realize that they face the possibility of hefty fines and even incarceration. Ohio authorities see such charges as serious crimes, and if convicted, it could have an adverse impact on an accused person's life, including his or her career. They may want to obtain legal assistance to protect their legal rights in fighting any charges related to controlled substances.
An Ohio couple was recently pulled off the road by deputies for a traffic violation. The sheriff stated that deputies reported observing the smell of marijuana when they spoke with the couple in the car. This led to the deputies searching the vehicle, and they allegedly seized drug-related equipment, including glass pipes that are commonly used for smoking methamphetamine, and hypodermic needles. In addition, methamphetamine with a total weight of 37 grams was found in the car.