Being found in the possession of heroin is a very serious charge in the state of Georgia. Heroin brings extremely high charges with it because it is a very dangerous drug; one of the most dangerous, and the most addictive. Scores of people die each year due to accidental heroin overdoses, and this is something that the state is trying very hard to prevent.
A man in Georgia is now facing serious felony homicide charges for his involvement in a car accident that took the life of his own stepson. Police say that the man was drunk at the time of the wreck.
If you have recently been diagnosed with Lyme disease after spending a long time seeking a diagnosis of your debilitating symptoms, it likely comes as a relief that you finally have a name for the cause of your suffering. However, you probably also feel frustrated about the time you spent suffering and trying to achieve a diagnosis, while your medical provider failed to successfully figure out the problem.
It is well known that the laws for drug possession, as well as drug manufacture, in Georgia are relatively strict. Even the simple possession of a small amount of marijuana in Georgia can lead you into serious trouble with the authorities. Therefore, it is easy to imagine that possession of more serious drugs, such as methamphetamine, have even more serious consequences.
In the state of Georgia, you can face charges of driving under the influence if your blood alcohol concentration is at 0.08 percent or higher. If you drive a commercial vehicle, the legal limit is only 0.04 percent.