Building a strong criminal defense is often key to obtaining a positive outcome in court when facing drug-related charges. Many times, the drug charges filed are not appropriate to the situation. Without a legal background in Michigan, a defendant may not have a way of knowing this; therefore, it is always advisable to act alongside the guidance of an experienced criminal lawyer.
When the situation warrants it, a defense attorney can challenge the state's alleged evidence against a defendant. Typically, a lawyer can conduct a thorough investigation of the events that led to and followed an arrest to determine whether law enforcement agents adhered to laws and regulations regarding search and seizure and other legal processes. If an attorney believes that a client's personal rights have been violated, a request can be filed in court to deem any supposed evidence connected to the situation inadmissible.
In a recent police action, search warrants were apparently executed as part of a law enforcement sting. Officers claim to have seized substantial amounts of drugs and at least one firearm. Reportedly, seven people were arrested following the incident.
Arrested on a recent Wednesday, the identities of the accused have not been published as they have not been formally charged in court. Both local and federal authorities are said to have taken part in the sting operation. The operation itself was apparently named after one of the suspects. Facing drug charges in Michigan is obviously a serious matter that is typically best undertaken with the assistance of an experienced legal advocate.
Source: theoaklandpress.com, "Seven arrested in big drug bust in southeast Michigan", Aftab Borka and John Turk, March 2, 2016