All posts by Dan Stockmann Law

Colorado Border Checkpoints 2020: What To Know After Going to Marijuana Dispensaries

Over the last few years, the number of people who are going into other states for medical marijuana and then coming back into Nebraska has skyrocketed. Part of this is because it has just become easier to get – there are dispensaries opening up all along the borders between Colorado and Nebraska, in particular. People … Continue reading Colorado Border Checkpoints 2020: What To Know After Going to Marijuana Dispensaries

Do You Need A Lawyer To Plead Guilty To Possession With Intent?

People who have been charged with possession with intent to distribute or deliver a drug often resort to pleading guilty to the charges. They believe that because they did have drugs on them, they cannot possibly fight the charges. Those people, who often feel defeated already, don’t think they need a lawyer. This simply isn’t … Continue reading Do You Need A Lawyer To Plead Guilty To Possession With Intent?

Where Do Counterfeit Drugs Fit Into Intent To Manufacture Laws?

There is an increasing market for counterfeit drugs. They are usually sold on college campuses, at music festivals, and to unsuspecting young people who do not know better. Typically, people will shave down over the counter drugs like aspirins and put a new stamp on them. Sometimes they will use sugar pills, birth control pills, … Continue reading Where Do Counterfeit Drugs Fit Into Intent To Manufacture Laws?

What Does “Trafficking” Entail?

Drug trafficking is a serious offense that has been getting a lot of attention lately. Within Nebraska and the United States, drug laws are becoming stricter and harsher. Drug trafficking, in particular, is a term that has become broader than ever before. Even so, knowing the terms used within drug trafficking is a good start … Continue reading What Does “Trafficking” Entail?

How Courts Prove Possession With Intent to Deliver

One of the most common drug charges in Nebraska includes possession with intent to deliver. Largely, this is because of the highway system that runs throughout the state. Possession with intent to deliver charges are quite different and more significant than a simple possession charge. Most drug offenses like this often carry a minimum sentence, … Continue reading How Courts Prove Possession With Intent to Deliver

What is Prescription Fraud?

Across the United States, there has been a rise in the number of prescription fraud drug cases. Part of this is because there are more people addicted to opioids and other types of drugs. Another cause is the fact that people are getting prescriptions and selling them for money. Other people are using them recreationally. … Continue reading What is Prescription Fraud?

What Makes Something A Federal Crime?

Most of the cases that a Nebraska criminal lawyer will have to handle are state prosecutions for violations of state law. Most of these are argued in local or state courts. However, there are federal laws against criminal behaviors that are tied to cases as well, including interstate drug trafficking, federal tax fraud, or crimes … Continue reading What Makes Something A Federal Crime?

Illegal Stop And Seizure On I-80: What To Know

If you are a victim of an illegal search and seizure on I-80, you may not even know it. It is becoming increasingly frequent because of the rampant drug activity that has crisscrossed the state and by the conflicting drug laws of the area. Police officers are on the lookout for drug trafficking of all … Continue reading Illegal Stop And Seizure On I-80: What To Know

All About Drug Trafficking In Nebraska

Drug trafficking charges arise in Nebraska from transporting marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, or heroin on Interstate 80 and through the state, whether to deliver within Nebraska or to another nearby state. While Nebraska does not have drug-centered law enforcement, police are paying more attention to these cases and are becoming savvier about finding these drug traffickers. … Continue reading All About Drug Trafficking In Nebraska

Probation & Drug Possession Charges

If you or someone that you love was given probation, the judge who handled your case at that time probably described the rules of your probationary period. He or she probably suggested that you meet with a probation officer on a regular schedule, that you abstain from drugs and alcohol, and, in general, that you … Continue reading Probation & Drug Possession Charges