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In Illinois, the penalties for drug charges can be severe

Across the United States, those who are hit with criminal charges can face steep penalties as well as many sleepless nights full of worry and anxiety. Particularly, the state of Illinois can be relentless on those that are arrested on drug charges. The penalties for these types of charges can mean decades behind bars, high fines and permanent damage to reputations and permanent records. The fallout from drug charges can also include job loss as well as loss of funding and getting thrown out of school for those attending college.

Juvenile crimes: Illinois student faces felony charge

Its no secret that crime among teenagers and adolescents is a continued problem in cities across Illinois these days. However, when it comes to juvenile crimes, the individual charged can suffer for the rest of his or her life regardless of the nature of the crime. A criminal charge on the permanent record of teenagers may inhibit future personal advancement opportunities. Recently, a young Illinois student was charged with eavesdropping while at school.

DUI: Woman facing possible charges after Chicago crash

Facing an arrest in Illinois can be a stressful and traumatic experience. However, being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving can be especially humiliating. Getting locked in the back of a police car, having a mug shot taken and being thrown into a jail cell are scenarios that no one wants to face. As with many other criminal offenses, a DUI charge can have serious implications.

Man arrested on drug charges after police raid home

Being arrested and charged with a crime can be a life-altering and humiliating thing to experience. However, when a person is hit with drug charges, the effects can be absolutely devastating and follow an individual for the rest of his or her life. A person should feel a sense of security and privacy in one's home. However, it is not uncommon for those suspected of secreting drugs to have their homes searched. In the state of Illinois, police must either obtain consent or a search warrant to enter a home.

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