Simply because you have been accused of shoplifting items from a store does not mean that you are necessarily guilty of the offense. In one case in another state, people of color were racially profiled and detained as suspected shoplifters at a Costco simply because the manager of the store told them that they "fit the bill."
Slow down, Georgia, you're on the radar. After a bit of research by a website that helps users find local gas prices, it was determined that Georgia drivers have become some of the most aggressive in the nation. Aggressive driving can refer to things like speeding, slamming on the brakes, and other maneuvers a driver may use to express his or her frustration on the road. While certainly, most drivers do their best to stay safe and obey the laws, a moment of frustration can attract the attention of law enforcement, or even lead to an accident, which can cause trouble for a driver.
Georgia, like many states, has passed laws allowing people with legitimate ailments to use medical marijuana to treat the problem. Medical research continues to show that, when properly administered and taken under the care of medical professionals, marijuana can alleviate many symptoms without the harsh side effects often associated with other pharmaceutical drugs. Unfortunately, unlike other states, Georgia has failed to provide a way for patients to access the medicine, leaving patients at risk to be charged with marijuana possession.
A 28-year-old woman is in police custody in Floyd County after being accused of attempting to sell methamphetamine. Georgia police arrested the woman at 11 p.m. the night of March 9 after a traffic stop. She now faces charges including drug possession and intent to distribute.
The Floyd County Jail has reported two individuals being remanded to custody following a drug-related arrest. Police in Floyd County, Georgia, arrested a 25-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman for alleged synthetic marijuana possession. Both of these individuals now face felony charges for possession and are currently awaiting trial.