A Miami man says police had no legal right to search his vehicle in May 2018 once they smelled the scent of marijuana.
As a parent, you want to make sure that your children avoid the worst of life's pitfalls. The thought of your child abusing drugs is unfathomable to you, but you are also realistic about the temptations kids face today.
After reviewing over 250 drug cases handled by a corrupt former sheriff's deputy, more than 100 charges were dropped, and the sentences of eight people were vacated. Several people have also filed lawsuits against the former deputy. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating.
A 12-year-old was arrested on criminal charges recently after he gave marijuana-laced gummies to kids in his gym class, according to the sheriff in Polk County.
If you are facing criminal charges, it is easy to feel like the world is against you. Fortunately, every suspect who has been arrested has at least one ally. Beyond the support of family and friends, a lawyer can build a defense and challenge possible evidence used to file the complaint against you.
Frequently, we hear of cases that show why it's so important to pursue a vigorous defense in a criminal case.
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As someone who is accused of a crime, it's in your best interests to move quickly and develop a solid defense explaining your actions. Every case is different, which is why it's wise to work with someone who understands the ins and outs of the law along with how the specifics of your case could affect the charges and implications of a conviction.
Drug penalties vary based on the class of drugs used or sold. Depending on the kind of drug you're caught with, you could face a misdemeanor or felony, fines or imprisonment.
Deondre Francois, a Florida State quarterback, has been working hard to recover from a previous injury and to impress his football coach. However, despite all his good intentions, a two-month drug investigation led to a search warrant being issued for his home in Tallahassee. There, the police discovered a mixture of marijuana and tobacco along with other drug-related items.