A California man has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges after an officer reportedly found a significant amount of several illegal substances in the man's vehicle. The 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges including possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine. It does not appear that an illegal search and/or seizure occurred in the case, in which bundles of cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin were located in the man's vehicle. The key part of this case: Two women who were in the vehicle with the defendant were cleared of charges after their lack of knowledge about the drugs was established.
A high-profile Internet businessman has been released from his position at a San Francisco startup after a recent domestic violence conviction. The 31-year-old man had entered a guilty plea in early April in connection with allegations of domestic violence battery and battery. Those accusations were levied after he allegedly beat his girlfriend in August 2013. This case demonstrates the serious consequences that can reach into defendants' personal and professional lives after a domestic violence conviction.
Famous singer and celebrity judge on "The Voice" Cee Lo Green is facing a felony drug charge in California after a woman accused him of drugging her at dinner. The singer pleaded not guilty to furnishing a controlled substance, which is a felony drug charge.