Illinois police have apparently been busy investigating drug activity and executing search warrants in the Wood River area. On a recent Tuesday, they made six separate arrests for drug offenses. It is important to remember, however, that an arrest does not constitute guilt and each accused person is guaranteed an opportunity to refute charges against him or her in court.
Having a drink or two then driving a car does not necessarily mean you have illegally operated a motor vehicle. It also doesn't necessarily mean that you haven't. Illinois law states that blood alcohol content levels of .08 or higher are grounds to file drunk driving charges.
In Illinois suburban areas, local police departments spend considerable effort arresting people suspected of driving under the influence.
Illinois police say they found a man in an alley on a recent Wednesday morning who appeared to have a gunshot wound. Police also say that another man, age 50, was detained at the scene. Officers took a firearm into custody that they now believe the man they detained had used to shoot the other man. This is the type of situation that often prompts people to seek criminal defense support.