Police raids for drugs happen quite frequently in Tennessee and can catch the attention of members of the public, particularly when covered in the media. The operations often have months of investigation and many times lots of people are arrested in the sting maneuver. However, police can make mistakes and innocent people can be charged with serious drug crimes.
Those who are accused of child pornography in Tennessee can face an uphill battle, both inside and outside of the courtroom. Neighbors, employers, coworkers and the general public are quick to judge those who are accused of child pornography, even if a conviction never occurs.
Criminal accusations such as rape are very serious for those who are charged. Emotions are high and allegations can be damaging to suspects.
Prescription drug offenses are becoming more common in Tennessee. Using medication that was prescribed to someone else is both a federal and state crime that can result in serious legal consequences, including jail time.