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April 2018 Archives

Woman taken into custody on drug charges

Authorities in Florida used a warrant to search home owned by a 44-year-old woman. She was also the sole occupant of the house where police found ledgers, baggies and a variety of drugs. A larger plastic bag contained 21.2 grams of cocaine, and cocaine was also found on a mirror. In addition to the cocaine, authorities found THC vaping oil, marijuana and prescription pills. The search also uncovered $9,095 in cash, and some of that money was obtained after selling drugs to undercover officers.

What should I do after a DUI arrest?

If you are facing a DUI charge in Clearwater, you may feel as if your life is over. You may also worry about going to trial. Regardless of whether this is your first time dealing with a criminal matter or not, the penalties of conviction are severe. You need to act quickly to overcome this ordeal. 

Traffic stop in Florida lands 2 people in jail for marijuana

A 19-year-old man and 18-year-old woman from out of state await their court appearances after police in Lynn Haven arrested them. An officer pulled over a sedan driven by the man for speeding. The officer said that the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle justified a search. Police allegedly recovered 14 ounces of marijuana described as high quality and worth $6,000 along with a loaded 9 mm Glock handgun.