Drug Charges at Summer Camp Music Festival 2016

Despite all the fun that’s had, Summer Camp Music Festival invariably results in a spike in criminal charges, particularly drug arrests. When this happens, young people—often who are from out of state—can be left wondering about what their legal options are and who they can trust with resolving their charges as swiftly and favorably as possible.

Proven, Well-Versed Defense

At Miller Law Offices, P.C., I have seen the kind of charges the Summer Camp Music Festival produces every year and have numerous times assisted accused clients by securing their release, developing an effective defense their behalf, and ensuring their rights are protected throughout every step of the process.

The most common offenses at the Summer Camp Music Festival include:

  • Possession of a controlled substance (720 ILCS 570)
  • Sale of a controlled substance (720 ILCS 570/4)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia (720 ILCS 600)
  • Assault and battery (720 ILCS 5/12-1)
  • Resisting arrest (720 ILCS 5/31-1)
  • Drunk driving/DUI (625 ILCS 5/11-501)

What My Firm Can Do for You

If you or a loved one has been arrested and detained while attending Summer Camp Music Festival, it is critical that they start assessing their legal options immediately. I have helped a number of these clients review the circumstances of their case and, if possible, develop an incisive defense on their behalf. Often times, drug charges suffer from probable cause issues which, if significant enough, can void an entire case against the accused.

Depending on the circumstances of the incident in question (and the type and amount of a controlled substance involved), the severity of your charge may vary. Maximum penalties, however, can be avoided. If you’ve been arrested at Summer Camp Music Festival, Miller Law Offices, P.C. is ready to hear your story and ensure that you receive every consideration you deserve before the law.

Ready to start exploring your options? Call my offices to speak with a trusted Peoria criminal defense attorney today.

Memorial Day 2016 is just days away, which means that Summer Camp Music Festival is about to descend on Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. The festival, which started in Peoria, has grown in popularity and scope every year since 2000. While our community sees in an influx of traffic and fanfare every year at this time, there’s also an increase in something else: arrests.

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