Illegal drugs discovered during police searches are often key pieces of evidence in narcotics prosecutions, but criminal defense attorneys in Texas and around the country may argue that searches and seizures are illegal in certain situations. The protections provided by the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution are taken seriously by the courts, and police officers must generally obtain warrants before searching individuals or their vehicles or residences.
As medical and recreational cannabis is legalized in more areas across the country, there has been a rise in Texas stores selling CBD or cannabidiol products. CBD is an extract of cannabis that is widely promoted for its pain relief and other medical properties. It does not contain THC, widely known as the psychoactive element in cannabis. As a result, it does not produce intoxication or a "high" and is often recommended by natural health enthusiasts and physicians as a means to handle insomnia and other issues.
Many Texans may think of larceny as common theft or stealing. However, some jurisdictions maintain conventional distinctions that consider larceny as a crime of its own and set it apart from other types of property offenses, such as robbery or embezzlement.
Texas fans of rapper Daz Dillinger may be aware of his feud with Kanye West. West allegedly filed a restraining order against Dillinger in May.