Blog Posts in June, 2013

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  • Methamphetamine Increases at U.S. Borders

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 28-Jun-2013

    Drug trafficking across the U.S.-Mexico border isn't getting better. These days, children are now walking across the border with crystal methamphetamine in their backpacks or sometimes even between pages in their notebooks. These children are paid to carry the drugs across the border. They normally carry about 3 pounds and are given anywhere between 50 and 200 dollars a trip. Motorists are ...
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  • Drug and Alcohol Roadblocks Causes Concern

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 24-Jun-2013

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has started a process they haven't done since 2007. On Friday June 14, 2013, roadblocks went up in two towns about 40 miles on both sides of Birmingham, Alabama. Over the weekend, off duty sheriff's deputies flagged down motorists asking a few simple questions and asked for a breath, saliva, or blood samples. The motorists that complied ...
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  • Texting While Driving. It Can Wait.

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 21-Jun-2013

    Distracted driving is a leading cause of car accidents. In 2011, 20 percent of all injury-causing car accidents involved distracted driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). And a driver who is using a hand-held device is four times as likely to get into a serious-injury car accident, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS ). This is all on ...
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  • Soldier Accused of WikiLeaks Controversy Trial Starts

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 3-Jun-2013

    Three years ago, the military dealt with what they call "the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history". Today, the man accused of being behind those leaks went on trial. Private First Class Bradley Manning was 22 years old when he gave more than 700,000 secret documents to WikiLeaks, which is an anti-secrecy website. Manning was arrested for the leaks back in 2010 while he ...
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