With the drug epidemic sweeping our nation today, prisons have become overcrowded. This problem has forced states to come up with their own alternative solutions to imprisonment for lesser crimes. One of the alternative forms of punishment and rehabilitation for misdemeanor and non-violent drug charges in the state of Michigan is the Adult Drug Treatment Court Program.
Michigan is very serious about keeping drunk drivers off the road, and state legislators believe that the penalties for underage drunk driving offenders should be significant.
A Sherwin-Williams paint store in Emmett Township was robbed on December 9, 2017 by an armed man who fired a shot into the ceiling, and escaped with money. The suspect entered the store wearing a ski mask.
Possession of a controlled substance is a serious criminal offense. However, it is likely the most common of any criminal charge due to the drug epidemic sweeping our nation today. Sentencing guidelines and drug classifications for these crimes vary from state-to-state.