Florida might not be the only state applying a more scrutinous eye to drug labs nowadays. This is due in part to the number of instances over the years in which drug labs were guilty of mishandling cases or contaminating drug evidence. This has required second looks for thousands of cases. In some situations, case dismissals have even been ordered.
As readers of our blog know, any criminal case requires a defender to work with their client in order to effectively prove their case. But without proper defense, a person might be convicted of crimes they didn’t commit and have to suffer the consequences because they were not properly represented. Such was the case for one Florida man back in 2004 when he stood trial for allegedly conspiring to traffic cocaine and trafficking cocaine. But thanks to a judge’s recent decision, the man will get a second chance to plead his case.
Ask just about anyone here in Florida and they will tell you that getting stopped by the police can be a sometimes scary ordeal. Now throw in a humiliating public strip search and planted drugs and you have a truly terrifying situation that will require extensive legal help down the road.
There are times when life imitates art, or vice versa. When it comes to drug possession and drug distribution, some television shows may have glorified the practice. But, in the real world, there may be very serious consequences for Florida residents who are facing such serious allegations. Recently, a man who was known to news outlets after winning a contest became the subject of a drug bust.
Being accused of having been involved in illegal pill mill activity can be incredibly serious for a medical professional. A conviction on pill mill-related charges can put a medical worker's professional reputation, and perhaps even their very ability to work within the medical profession, in jeopardy. Such a conviction can also expose a medical worker to a prison sentence and other severe punishments. Thus, what happens in criminal proceedings regarding pill mill allegations can affect a medical professional's life in significant ways.
Drug charges are fairly serious offenses in Florida. When an individual faces drug charges, there are often many factors a person needs to take into consideration in order to build the best defense possible. A recent drug bust has three individuals now facing such charges.
It should come as no surprise to many Florida residents that there can be an abundance of consequences that may follow an arrest for drug charges. Not only can unfortunate jail time during an arrest be a result, but if one is found guilty, years can be wasted in prison. One Florida man knows all too well what the consequences of these drug charges can be, after he was recently arrested for such crimes.
Gift-wrapped presents are an incredibly common sight this time of year. One of the exciting things about such packages is the mystery regarding what's inside of them. However, there are certain things that one would never expect to find in a gift-wrapped package, such as illegal drugs. Recently, in another state, a man from here in Florida has been accused of having hid such illicit substances inside of Christmas presents.
One type of drug crime that authorities are incredibly tough on is drug smuggling. A person can face massive consequences in relation to accusations of having assisted in the smuggling of drugs into the United States.
A South Florida woman has been denied bond after her recent arrest on a variety of drug charges. The woman was apprehended when a marijuana grow house was discovered behind a property where the woman's husband was shot and killed in late November. Authorities say that officers raided the woman's house on Nov. 29 after the woman's husband was killed in an attempted robbery outside the home.