There are a variety of factors that can enhance drug charges in Utah. Not all drug possession charges are created equal. Therefore, it is important that people facing charges for drug crimes understand the specific charges that they are facing so that they can properly fight the charges. Some factors that can enhance drug charges were present in a recent case.
In this case, a 35-year-old man was arrested when his parole officer showed up at his residence to check-in. According to the officer, the man arrived home and took an unusual path outside the home. Therefore, the officer went to look in the area the man walked. The officer alleges that he found a glass pipe on the ground on the path. The glass pipe apparently had a burnt end and white residue inside.