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An alleged heroin dealer is arrested in Woodstock with gray death

On May 7, the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) was successful in apprehending a known Marietta drug dealer. He was later booked on charges of possession with an intent to distribute heroin. A spokesperson for the drug task force has said that he was in possession of a particularly lethal mixture of both fetanyl and heroin known as "gray death" at the time of his arrest.

Face felony charges head-on instead of hiding

Felony charges can impact you for the rest of your life, especially if you are convicted. Upon conviction of a felony, you are facing the branding of being a felon forever unless you are fortunate enough to qualify for an expungement. Launching a successful petition for this, which isn't very likely except in very limited circumstances, should not be something on which you depend.

What will a criminal defense attorney do for me?

Being charged with a criminal offense in Georgia is scary. You have no idea how the case is going to play out even if you've been charged in the past. Facing criminal charges does not have to be the end of your freedom as you know it. A criminal defense attorney will know how to handle your case and the steps to take to defend the charges against you. So, what will a criminal defense attorney do for you?

How police officers conduct criminal investigations

Committing a crime never has to be the end of the road for you and your freedom. There are different ways for you to defend yourself in against criminal charges. In order to mount the correct defense, it's best to understand how police officers conduct criminal investigations in Canton, Georgia.

Dealing with voluntary manslaughter charges

United States law divides murder and homicide crimes into different categories. Defendants are charged according to the type of homicide crime they have committed. Voluntary manslaughter is the killing of another person in the heat of the moment. The basic difference between voluntary and involuntary manslaughter is that of intention. For the prosecution to press voluntary manslaughter charges, the situation before the killing should be emotionally and mentally disturbing for the defendant. If the judge is not convinced, the defendant may be charged with first or second-degree murder.

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