An Alaska grand jury recently indicted a nurse practitioner following the opioid overdose-related death of a 22-year-old woman. The woman faces felony drug distribution charges, and both she and a co-defendant face manslaughter charges. These are some of the most severe crimes, and these defendants will likely rely upon an experienced criminal defense attorney as the cases head to court.
Being charged with burglary in Alaska can be cause for alarm on many levels. What are the long and short term implications for one's future? What does it do to one's employment options if one faces jail time? What are one's rights while facing the charges and how can criminal defense help? All of this and more may be going through the mind of a man in Anchorage area who is accused of having robbed an area storage facility.
The U.S. Mail promises delivery regardless of the weather conditions, and this applies even in Alaska where winter weather can be very unforgiving. Interfering with the U.S. Mail delivery in any instance is considered a crime, including removing and opening mail from another person's mailbox without their consent. A person accused of such a crime would be entitled to a criminal defense.
Anchorage is no stranger to the increased gun violence that seems to be pervading Alaska and much of the rest of the country. A shooting at an area hotel resulted in the death of one person. Police are searching for two people in connection with the incident. A criminal defense attorney can offer assistance to anyone confronting such a situation.
Alaska may be far removed from the lower 48 in the geographic sense, but it is not far removed from sharing many of the same problems. One of these problems involves the illegal drug trade. A recent case implicated a 71-year-old man in the illegal trafficking of heroin and methamphetamine. The accused has the right to a criminal defense.
While Alaska may be geographically removed from the lower 48 states of the country it does share some of the same problems. Among these is the ongoing struggle against illegal drugs. The police force in Alaska strives to maintain order and reduce the crime that can accompany the illegal drug trade. A couple in Anchorage were recently arrested and charged with drug related crimes. Anyone facing such charges is entitled to a criminal defense.
The Internet gives people a measure of anonymity, which can lead to them saying or doing things they would not think about doing in person. People in Alaska and elsewhere need to understand that there is a line that can be crossed, even online where they feel they are safe enough to get away with anything. You may have heard about the online prank known as “swatting,” without realizing the serious repercussions that can result from this type of joke.
With a title like America’s Last Frontier, it comes as no surprise that people in Alaska like to explore. Whether hunting on privately owned grounds that appear to be unused or doing some urban exploring in an abandoned building, you might not realize you could face trespassing charges. While relatively minor compared to other types of crimes, you should understand that a trespassing charge can come with serious penalties.
Like most people across the country, you may be looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. At the law offices of Kalamarides & Lambert, we want you and other Alaska residents to make it home safely after the festivities, as well as to avoid drunk driving consequences.
Some Alaska residents may think they have not done anything wrong if they have not actually committed a crime. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes people may commit a crime called conspiracy if they plan to commit an offense and take some of the steps needed to carry it out.