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Coach resigns following accusations of drug trafficking

If you are employed in a position where you're around children, one of the worst things that can happen is for you to be accused of drug charges. Why is it bad? You're around minors and could even be accused of selling to those around you.

Drug trafficking charges are much more serious than drug possession charges, and you could face harsh penalties. Look at this case as an example. A high school football coach from Northeast Arkansas has had to resign as a result of being charged with drug trafficking.

The news reports that the coach was arrested and charged in October, but he remained on paid administrative lteave throughout the investigation until Jan. 17. The 29-year-old man was arrested following an investigation in which the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol discovered a shipment of 1,800 grams of testosterone and steroids that were addressed to his home.

The coach is currently out on bond, and the investigation is still continuing.

What's interesting about this case is that the shipment of drugs isn't quite what you'd expect. It's important to keep in mind, though, that any kind of drugs that are illegal, whether they're typically prescription medications or are illicit drugs, can land you in deep trouble with the law. Receiving mail containing drugs could result in charges, even if you didn't order the package.

Cases like this are important to monitor, because there could be many factors to consider. If you're accused of trafficking because of a similar situation, you may want to learn more about your defensive options.

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