Texas man convicted in drug conspiracy

A man from Texas has been convicted of drug conspiracy and distributing after he was found with more than five kilograms of cocaine in his truck.

The 38-year-old man was driving a tractor-trailer in Houston when he was pulled over by police because of an expired registration on Interstate 55. Police officers found 10kilogram- size packages of cocaine in the closet behind the driver’s seat.

The man told authorities that he was delivering the drugs to a man in Chicago. The man pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime such as a drug offense, you need experienced representation on your side during this time. Contact the drug offense Dallas lawyers of the law offices of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

Undercover officers find and arrest 3 in drug crimes

Three Dallas residents were recently arrested by undercover police officers for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance.  Undercover Kaufman County police officers investigated the trio on several occasions for the illegal sale and purchase of prescription drugs.

The police officers arranged a time to meet with 43-year old Monty Lee Mixon, 53-year old Brenda Vrla and 43-year old Mark Wayne Newman and were able to purchase 30 hydrocodone pills from the three suspects.

The three were arrested on January 12th and are being held at the Kaufman Law Enforcement Center on $25,000 bonds each.  They will go to trial to determine whether or not the state jail felony charges are accurate.

Contact the Dallas drug manufacturing & delivery lawyer, Mark T. Lassiter, at (214) 845-7007 if you or someone you know has been accused of drug crimes in Dallas.

Five arrested for drug charges before Christmas

Five Dallas-area men were arrested after being suspected of being part of a drug trafficking organization which is active in at least two states.

Nearly $1 million and many weapons were seized from the five suspects and authorities believe that they were taking the money and guns to Arizona.

Officials are now becoming worried because of the frequency of these drug arrests and they think that Dallas may have a growing role in drug trafficking. An investigation into the issue began a few weeks ago.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime such as a drug offense, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug offense lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Police charge wrong-way driver with drug offense

Police in Lufkin, Texas have arrested a man on a drug charge after he was found driving on the wrong side of the road.

According to Lufkin Police, the 34-year-old man attempted to pass 20 cars on the wrong side of the road. The cars were stopped at a traffic light when the man tried to pass them. A police officers spotted this and chased the man down until he stopped.

The man was arrested and shortly after, police found .2 grams of cocaine in the vehicle. The man was booked into jail and charged with reckless driving, possession of a controlled substance and evading arrest.

Drug charges can change a person’s life in a negative way. If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug offense lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Woman arrested on drug charges, found by police through text messages

A Texas woman was charged with drug charges after she was sending text messages to who she thought was a drug customer but was really a police officer.

The woman thought that she was scheduling a meeting with a customer in West Gentry Parkway, the woman had put the wrong number in her phone and began texting the officer instead. The police officer began to text the woman back and acted as if he wanted to buy marijuana from her.

The woman then told the officer where to meet and what car she would be in. The officer watched the woman in the parking lot and then pulled her over as she left the parking lot acting as if it was a routine traffic stop. Deputies than found marijuana in the vehicle. She was then charged and taken to jail.

If you or a loved one has been arrested for drug charges, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug offenses lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Man sentenced for methamphetamine trafficking

A man was convicted for a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy that was operating in the Fort Worth area since 2005.

The 46-year-old man was sentenced to 360 months in prison after he was convicted in January for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and money laundering.

This man was the last of the organization to be convicted and several members of this trafficking organization were classified as armed and dangerous. A total of 19 defendants were charged with felony offenses.

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a serious drug charge, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug offense lawyers of the law offices of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

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