New fentanyl conspiracy charges in North Dakota and Mississippi

Fentanyl conspiracy charges were filed this week after federal grand juries in Mississippi and North Dakota charged two Chinese nationals and their American and Canadian associates with allegations of importing and distributing fentanyl, fentanyl analogues, and other drugs. I completely understand the government’s focus on fentanyl (it is indeed a dangerous drug), but these indictments…

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Some computer searches may be unconstitutional

In today’s electronic world, law enforcement officials investigating crimes often seek warrants to search and seize electronic devices that they believe contain incriminating evidence. However, people also store highly personal information on their electronic devices, from memories to entire conversations. Most of this electronically stored information is often irrelevant to the crimes being investigated, but…

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Fentanyl drug crime prosecutions on the rise

We have noticed a dramatic spike in the number of fentanyl, furanyl fentanyl and other synthetic opioid prosecutions by the Department of Justice in states across the country. In fact, our firm was recently hired to represent clients in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama who are facing drug conspiracy charges involving fentanyl. Federal law enforcement’s increased…

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Synthetic Drug Charges for People Arrested in “Project Synergy III” May Be Difficult to Prove

Federal authorities announced today that they have made 151 arrests in 16 states for individuals allegedly involved in distributing synthetic drugs like bath salts. The government calls this operation “Project Synergy III.” The government announced that wholesalers, money launderers and other individuals involved in distributing synthetic drugs were arrested and charged with federal drug conspiracy…

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