Hoffman Drug Death Investigation Leads to Arrest
Last week Dallas residents like everyone else in the country were shocked to learn of the tragic death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman due to a heroin overdose. As often happens when a famous person dies in such a manner the police have launched an extensive investigation to determine who in responsible for selling the heroin to Hoffman. As a result of that investigation the police have arrested several individuals who are suspected of selling Hoffman heroin.
This same scenario often happens in Dallas, especially when a young teenager dies from an overdose. Many will recall the Cheese Heroin cases that have been covered in the Dallas press. When these deaths occurred local police and Federal law enforcement agencies began investigations which lead to the arrest of numerous individuals. The charges range from Delivery of a Controlled Substance to Murder.
Needless to say if you or a family member become involved in this type of criminal investigation you should contact an experienced Dallas criminal attorney as soon as possible. A criminal lawyer can advise you of your rights and defenses, and deal directly with investigators.