Three people have been arrested after the police near Inland Township reportedly discovered illegal drugs and a firearm in their vehicle. According to the police, the group was initially pulled over because of a moving violation. When the authorities searched their vehicle, they say they found a handgun and several bags of narcotics.
As a result, the driver and both passengers were arrested and charged with felony drug crimes. The driver is a 23-year-old woman who was charged with manufacturing meth and carrying an illegal firearm. One of her passengers received the same charges while the other passenger received a single charge of methamphetamine possession.
Bail has been set for all three individuals with the highest being set at $500,000. The three of them are currently in Benzie County Jail, and a court date has not yet been announced.
What can you do if you’re facing criminal charges?
Whether this is your first offense or your third, facing criminal charges is daunting. You don’t know what kind of punishment you’ll receive if convicted, but you might lose your license, your job, custody of your children and everything else that’s important to you.
When you’re dealing with criminal charges, hiring an attorney may give you the best chance of a positive outcome. An attorney may defend you from a wide range of charges, from minor charges like drug possession to major felonies like armed robbery. Your attorney might also help you appeal your case as well as get convictions removed from your record. From the moment you’re arrested to the day you receive your sentence, your attorney may assist you every step of the way to ensure that you get a fair trial.