Understanding Drug Related Class C Felonies in Tennessee: Penalties and Consequences

Understanding the intricacies of drug-related Class C felonies in Tennessee is crucial for anyone facing such charges. These offenses carry severe consequences and penalties, often involving lengthy imprisonments and substantial fines. With the assistance of an experienced Tennessee criminal defense attorney, like the team at M. Don Himmelberg and Associates, individuals can navigate the complex… Continue reading Understanding Drug Related Class C Felonies in Tennessee: Penalties and Consequences

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Caught with 264 pounds of Marijuana – Charges Dismissed!

Nearly eighteen years ago, I was part of a team hired to represent two men who were arrested after the discovery of 264 pounds of marijuana in the back of a trailer truck. At the preliminary hearing in Nashville General Sessions Court, we were able to prove to the judge that the men had their… Continue reading Caught with 264 pounds of Marijuana – Charges Dismissed!

Drug Sniffing Dogs- Are they constitutional? Are they reliable?

In 2005, the United States Supreme Court held in the case of Illinois v. Caballes that when a trained drug dog sniffs a persons automobile, there is no search. As a result, no constitutional violation occurs. This is the case even if the police have absolutely no reason to suspect you may be carrying illegal contraband whatsoever.… Continue reading Drug Sniffing Dogs- Are they constitutional? Are they reliable?

A Client on Parole was Caught With a Loaded Handgun and 52 grams of crack: Case DISMISSED, Record Expunged!

A client out on parole was recently arrested with a loaded handgun and 52 grams of crack cocaine. Charged with possession of both drugs and the handgun, he was looking at anywhere from 22 to 38 years in prison. After hiring us, we got all the evidence thrown-out and the case was dismissed! We even… Continue reading A Client on Parole was Caught With a Loaded Handgun and 52 grams of crack: Case DISMISSED, Record Expunged!

Client Arrested with 42 Pounds of Marijuana in Trunk: Case Dismissed!

Earlier this month a client of this law firm was arrested for possession of 42 pounds of marijuana that was found in the trunk of his car. Facing felony charges, substantial fines, and court costs and other fees, he didn’t know what to do. Needing an experienced defense lawyer in Nashville who has handled hundreds… Continue reading Client Arrested with 42 Pounds of Marijuana in Trunk: Case Dismissed!

New Law on Synthetic Drugs

Download file New Law on K2 and other Synthetic Drugs Tennessee has started to crack down on K2 and other synthetic drugs that were commonly sold over the counter at tobacco and convenience stores state-wide. As of July 1, 2012 the amended law makes it illegal to possess, produce, or distribute any forms of these… Continue reading New Law on Synthetic Drugs

Bonnaroo 2010

This week marks the ninth annual Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee, and law enforcement officers throughout the state will be out in full force as you make your way to the show in Manchester this weekend.     Be wary of law enforcement officers requesting to search your vehicles as you make your way to… Continue reading Bonnaroo 2010

The Tennessee Drug Tax

In 2005, the State of Tennessee passed a law requiring persons to pay an excise tax on illegal substances. The Tennessee unauthorized substance tax, or “drug tax” or “crack tax”, applies to controlled substances like marijuana and cocaine, and also illicit alcoholic beverages like moonshine. It allows someone to anonymously purchase stamps in person from… Continue reading The Tennessee Drug Tax

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