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Category Archives: Drug Crime Defense

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Police Seize 36 Guns And A Stash Of Drugs From Broward County House

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Few things in life are more enjoyable than sitting on the front porch of your house on a warm Florida night, smoking a joint as heat lightning flashes in the distance and friends stop by for a few puffs.  According to his neighbors in his Oakland Park neighborhood, Brett Valley is a “nice kid”… Read More »

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Yes, A Minor Can Be Charged As An Adult For Drug Crimes

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Florida holds the record for the most draconian sentence ever handed down to a child.  In 2001, a judge sentenced Lionel Tate, who was 13 at the time, to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  When Tate was 12 years old, he had fatally injured a 6-year-old neighbor.  It was obvious to… Read More »

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Can Possession Of Opioids Be A Misdemeanor?

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Different drugs have been the subject of moral panics at various points in history; there are documentaries on Netflix that will fill you in on the details of some of them.  In the 1980s, all you had to do was say “crack cocaine,” and the room would fall silent.  Before then, people were scared… Read More »

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How Scary Is Isotonitazene From A Medical And Legal Perspective?

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Baby Boomers remember a time when heroin was considered the ultimate drug, the most intoxicating substance known to man.  The book Wired describes how, on the set of Saturday Night Live in the 1970s, the cast considered cocaine and marijuana good clean fun, and John Belushi just happened to enjoy these fun substances even… Read More »

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Florida Pharma Bro Faces Drug Trafficking Charges For Manufacturing Counterfeit Promethazine-Codeine Cough Syrup

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Everything and everyone in Florida is fake.  When was the last time you saw a Floridian’s natural hair color or genuine expression of emotion?  In the winter, Floridians pelt each other with snowballs made of fake snow, and in the summer, they sport fake tans, even though there is more than enough sunshine to… Read More »

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Two Women Charged With Trafficking Methamphetamine After Controlled Buy

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Your high school drug buddies probably used to exchange stories about how they got caught smoking weed or how they hid their habits in plain sight.  Perhaps they traded stories about which over the counter eye drops were best for hiding the signs of cannabis intoxication in one’s eyes, and one friend may have… Read More »

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Sheriff’s Deputies Seize Four Pounds Of MDMA From Hotel Room

By FL Drug Defense Group |

The market for illegal drugs is always changing, much more quickly than drug laws change.  The so-called crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980s now seems like ancient history.  If your school curriculum included sessions in health class dedicated to recreational drugs and how to avoid them, the teachers’ information about drugs probably seemed woefully… Read More »

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Flagler County Woman Investigated For Selling Drugs Out Of Animal Rescue Facility

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Medications for humans and animals are not interchangeable.  You may have heard about experimental treatments where doctors give veterinary drugs for humans, but these are the exception, rather than the rule.  Your dog’s vet might even have given you the okay to share an over-the-counter topical or oral medication with your furry friend from… Read More »

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Kissimmee Man Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

By FL Drug Defense Group |

Although public opinion has largely shifted toward the belief that sentencing someone to life in prison for drug crimes is cruel and unusual punishment, long prison sentences, including life sentences, remain a possibility for people who are convicted of trafficking or distribution of large quantities of illegal drugs, especially if the defendant has prior… Read More »

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Two Central Florida Men Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison After Attempting To Buy Cocaine From Federal Agents

By FL Drug Defense Group |

There is a trope in movies about drug dealing that no one trusts anyone.  In fact, the feeling of paranoia when one is involved in illegal activities and could get caught at any time is a factor that some people will tell you motivated them to seek addiction treatment.  People who have completed pretrial… Read More »

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