Four people in have been arrested after Lake Wales police reportedly uncovered large amounts of illegal drugs in their home. The authorities received a search warrant after multiple citizens had left tips about the residence. When police searched the house, they claim to have found over 900 grams of marijuana, 40 grams of ecstasy, six grams of cocaine, one gram of Xanax, 32 packs of candy laced with THC, a stolen firearm and over $5,000 in cash.
The four people in the home, ranging from age 18 to 32, were arrested and dealt multiple drug charges. Their charges include drug possession, probation violation, drug possession with intent to sell, possession of a stolen weapon, resisting an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia. The individuals have been charged with possessing and selling marijuana, Xanax and cocaine. A court date has not yet been released.
What to do you when you’re facing drug charges
If you’re facing drug charges, you might feel like the prosecution’s case is unbeatable. However, that’s not always the case. A criminal law attorney may be able to challenge the prosecution and question whether they obtained evidence legally. If police acted illegally at any point, the attorney might be able to get your case thrown out in court.
An attorney may be able to represent you against allegations ranging from a minor charge of possession to a serious charge of drug trafficking. Additionally, your attorney might be able to get convictions erased from your record so that they won’t come back to haunt you in the future. If you’ve accrued other charges like assault or resisting arrest, your attorney may be able to build a case that covers all the bases.