Law enforcement officers focusing on prescription drug crimes

Several different steps proposed to help deal with the number of individuals abusing prescription drugs. California, like many other states, has long been concerned over the number of individuals abusing prescription drugs. The state has attempted several measures to limit access to these drugs, but, is still trying to find a long-term solution to this … Continue reading

Marijuana is legal in California, but you could still face an arrest if …

Even though recreational marijuana is legal in California, there are still acts that could lead to an arrest or criminal charge. Voters in California chose to decriminalize marijuana in 2016. The state had already passed the Compassionate Use Act in 1996, enabling people to use marijuana for medical purposes. With the most recent legislation, people … Continue reading

New laws addressing drugged driving may be coming to California

Drunk-driving laws change in California quite frequently. This often leads to increased penalties for those who are convicted, as well as additional punishments for those who are repeat offenders. Motorists know that law enforcement takes this crime very seriously, and also know that police will be patrolling areas where drunk driving is believed to be … Continue reading