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A Certified Specialist is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. In California, an attorney who has been singled out for recognition by the California State Bar as a Criminal Law Specialist has extensive experience in handling criminal cases for many years and has demonstrated a high level of expertise in Criminal Law, Evidence and Constitutional Law.

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Couple accused of trying to sell drugs through the mail

In an effort to sell drugs in America, many people are willing to take all kinds of steps. Many of our readers have probably heard about all of the inventive ways drugs are smuggled across the U.S.-Mexico border, including drugs built into the bodies of cars and tunnels under the border. People are willing to take these drastic and dangerous steps because the demand for these illegal drugs and the money are both here in America. But there are also interesting ways that drugs can be moved from one part of America to another, and, if recent allegations are found to be true, a Roseville couple was arrested for trying to ship drugs the way many of our readers will soon be shipping Christmas presents.

According to reports, a 34-year-old man and his 30-year-old wife were both arrested on September 27 after postal authorities alerted law enforcement officials about a suspicious package the couple reportedly attempted to ship through the mail. Apparently the package met the parameters which postal workers had been trained to identify as packages that potentially contain illegal drugs. If the allegations are true those workers were correct, as the reports indicate that the package alleged contained four pounds of methamphetamine.

The man and his wife will now be facing some serious drug charges. Further, in a search of their home illegal weapons were also allegedly found, and the 34-year-old man will also be facing charges of possessing illegal firearms.

Although the initial reports were vague on the details, it will be interesting to see if further information comes out as to how law enforcement authorities identified this man and his wife as suspects. There were apparently some address abnormalities on the package, but the reports did not indicate much about the couple's direct involvement in attempting to ship the package. That link in the chain may be crucial when it comes time to plan a criminal defense strategy in this case.

Source: The Sacramento Bee, "Roseville couple arrested after meth found in suspicious package," Cathy Locke, Oct. 2, 2013

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