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August 2017 Archives

Man says heroin syringe was for giving chickens vitamins

Deputies working in the Marion County Jail had an interesting encounter when they processed a 53-year-old man arrested for failing to appear in court after driving with a suspended license. While searching the man, deputies at the Florida detection facility asked him to remove his prosthetic leg.

Woman arrested outside a Florida school on cocaine charge

A sheriff's deputy working near Lexington Middle School in Fort Myers arrested a 39-year-old woman after claiming to see her snort a white substance off of her phone screen. The woman occupied a vehicle waiting in the pick-up line for students during afternoon dismissal.

Man facing charges after police find 12 pounds of meth

A 69-year-old Florida man was taken into police custody after he was accused of being in possession of 12 pounds of meth. He was ultimately charged with multiple offenses, including trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of multiple controlled substances including marijuana and oxycodone.

Florida traffic stop yields 1 pound of crystal meth

The Special Investigations Division of the Bay County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle near Panama City and found one pound of methamphetamine. The sheriff's department described the 30-year-old passenger of the vehicle as a Bay County transient who had an outstanding warrant after violating a pretrial release.