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Drug Charges 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.

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.

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Two Florida residents were taken into custody by police on drug possession and trafficking charges on March 23. According to authorities in Fort Walton Beach, a Ford Mustang was stopped for a tint violation after receiving word that it could contain narcotics. A search revealed that there was marijuana and drug paraphernalia scales as well as 17 grams of methamphetamine.

Florida Keys couple arrested, charged with drug offenses

A Florida Keys couple arrested on March 1 for selling cocaine at a Marathon Walgreens is now facing drug charges. The two sold cocaine to an undercover agent who was posing as a drug buyer inside the popular pharmacy's bathroom, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

FSU football players charged with marijuana possession

On Jan. 31, two Florida State University players were charged with possession of under 20 grams of cannabis and narcotic equipment. They were first approached by a Tallahassee police officer who had seen their vehicle driving down Hayden Road with no headlights on. The car was parked in a poorly lit area near Doak Walker Stadium, and the officer noticed a smell of cannabis coming from it as she approached.

Woman charged with having MDMA in her sports bra

A woman was arrested in the Florida Keys after she attempted to hide MDMA, also known as Molly, inside her sports bra, authorities claimed. The 32-year-old woman was accused of possession of 2.5 grams of MDMA. She allegedly had two cigarettes laced with MDMA, a cigar with white residue that had been partially smoked and a $10 bill with white residue in her possession. Sheriffs claimed that the woman admitted that the items belonged to her.

State representative introduces bill decriminalizing marijuana

People who are in Florida and who are carrying 20 grams or less of marijuana may no longer be taken into custody if a house bill is successful. Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith has filed legislation in an effort to decriminalize marijuana possession and increase people's ability to access cannabis for medical reasons.