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Criminal Charges For Possession Of Cocaine

Criminal Charges For Possession Of Cocaine

With a can of Four Loko alcoholic drink still cold to the touch in his truck and a crack cocaine pipe in his pocket, a Palm Beach County Fire Rescue firefighter allegedly waved down a police officer for help in reporting a robbery. Now Mark Freseman, 45, of North Palm Beach faces criminal charges including possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of medication without a prescription. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Tuesday and was released on his own recognizance the same day. Fire rescue spokesman Capt. Albert Borroto confirmed that Freseman is employed at fire rescue. Borroto said the agency is gathering all details concerning Freseman’s case and then will make a decision as to his employment. Freseman waved down a Riviera Beach Police… […]

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Drug Trafficking Shifting to Crack Cocaine from Prescription Drugs

Drug Trafficking Shifting to Crack Cocaine from Prescription Drugs

Law enforcement officers are seeing a rise in crack cocaine distribution around South Florida. The issue is making its way up the chain spurring undercover sweeps and the like. If you have been accused of possessing or trafficking cocaine, it is imperative you contact a lawyer immediately because law enforcement officials are trying to keep a closer eye on drug trafficking. Crack Down in St. Lucie County St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 40 people allegedly involved in trafficking crack cocaine, according to an article in WPTV News. The sweep has been dubbed “Operation Crack Down.” Investigators are saying the rise that they are seeing in crack cocaine is due to the recent increase in strict legislation on pills like prescription drugs, making it more of a… […]

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What is the Law for Possession of Cocaine?

What is the Law for Possession of Cocaine?

Marijuana and prescription drugs seem to be making the news more often than others, but cocaine still has a strong presence in drug trafficking and other criminal activity. The law against possession of cocaine still stands strong and is continuing to land people who chose to possess or traffic cocaine in prison. Real estate titan Francis “Chappy” Adams was charged and arrested recently on a felony count of cocaine possession. The Crime Francis “Chappy” Adams, who runs Palm Beach County’s largest real estate firm, was charged with a felony count of cocaine possession last week after trying to board a plane at Palm Beach International Airport, according to the Palm Beach Post. He was stopped by TSA Agents after they noticed an “abnormal object” in his pocket after he passed… […]

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Andrew D. Stine Defends a Man Accused of Drug Trafficking – Caught by a Confidential Informant

Andrew D. Stine Defends a Man Accused of Drug Trafficking – Caught by a Confidential Informant

Criminal defense lawyer Andrew D. Stine is defending event planner Michael Kagdis, 42, who is facing four felony drug charges, including trafficking of Roxycodone. He was arrested after a search where police found a small bag of cocaine in a jacket in his bedroom closet and 50 Roxycodone pills in an unmarked prescription bottle in his car. The following information is as according to an article in Palm Beach Daily News. The informant was a friend Kagdis’s personal friend is the person who informed the Palm Beach Police Department that he may be involved in narcotic activity. Kagdis lent his personal vehicle to that friend the night before he was arrested. The woman also had keys to his house. Kagdis took the witness stand Tuesday, and testified that he and… […]

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Have You Been Arrested for Cocaine Possession in West Palm Beach?

Have You Been Arrested for Cocaine Possession in West Palm Beach?

It is always disappointing to see an authority figure go down for a drug related crime, especially when that authority figure works with children and is a leader for a community cause. That’s why this week’s cocaine bust is especially disappointing – a Florida Department of Children and Families investigator has been arrested for cocaine possession in Orlando. Here is the article as according to WPTV News: Authorities say a Florida Department of Children and Families investigator has been arrested for cocaine possession in Orlando. The Orange County Sheriff’s office says Susan Cunningham visited a location being monitored for drug dealing and was later pulled over Saturday for failing to signal while changing lanes. A deputy found a clear plastic bag sticking out of the center arm rest console, which… […]

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