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Veteran Police Officer Faces Drug-related Charges

Okabe & Haushalter Jul 18, 2011 Drug Offenses

A two decade veteran of the LAPD has recently been arrested on charges for a fraud charge relating to a drug crime. The officer has since been accused of “doctor shopping” and otherwise using fraudulent means to illegally procure prescription drugs.

Currently, the officer has nine charges that he is facing and is being held on $20,000 bail. He has also been placed on administrative leave. Reports claim that he surrendered without a fight to agents from various agencies and departments.

If you or a loved one have currently been criminally charged – no matter whether it is for something such as a white collar crime, a drug crime or a combination of both – it is highly encouraged that you get legal counsel from a professional Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer that you can fully trust.

These charges are serious; if you are successfully convicted, you will be facing life-altering penalties that will be difficult to overcome. Beyond the initial penalties, you will be forced to live with the blemish on your criminal record that will prove to be a serious obstacle in moving forward in your life. For this reason, it is not just a desire to have aggressive legal representation – it is often a necessity to help you give you the edge that you need

At Okabe and Haushalter, we have extensive experience with criminal law and are fully prepared to go the distance in our efforts to help clients obtain the just outcome that they are seeking. Should you choose to contact a Los Angeles criminal attorney from our firm, you will be able to rest easier knowing that you will have a heavyweight in your corner that is deeply committed to helping you obtain the just outcome that you deserve. Call today to learn more about how we can help you!