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Florida Supreme Court Rejects Car Color Criminal Case: Puts Brakes on Cops!

The Florida Supreme Court, in a landmark decision put the brakes on over policing Sheriff Deputies, who stop vehicles for “innocent” behavior and then form reasonable suspicion to search the driver, the occupants and their vehicles in Violation of the 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution. In State v. Teamer, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that a Sheriff acts unlawfully and unconstitutionally, when stopping drivers of automobiles, on the basis or suspicion of the vehicles color. Law Enforcement Officials in Florida are scanning every license plate that they drive behind on the Florida roads. The “tag” information is then ran through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) database. The information is stored in a computer data based system, which keeps track of the vehicle. In Teamer, the vehicle was… […]

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Prosecution of Flakka Possession Charges in Florida

Prosecution of Flakka Possession Charges in Florida

South Florida has again become the pinnacle for the harms associated with a new designer drug on the market named Flakka. The local newspapers and local nightly television news stations, throughout South Florida, are providing story after story about bizarre behavior of individuals associated with the use of Flakka. Flakka is a second generation bath salt. Flakka is reportedly more addictive then Meth or Crack cocaine. Flakka is a synthetic drug, being produced predominately in China and then shipped to the United States through nationally recognized shipping companies. Flakka can be inhaled, injected, smoked and even dissolved in a liquid and consumed orally. The drug Flakka has been duped the $5.00 insanity drug. The cheap cost of the drug, as low as $5.00 a hit, allows all walks of society… […]

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How TSA Officers were Arrested for Assisting in Drug Trafficking

How TSA Officers were Arrested for Assisting in Drug Trafficking

When police officers and other law enforcement personnel abuse their authority to make a profit, it will usually end up in headlines. This particular case busted TSA Agents and a Florida Trooper accused of assisting drug traffickers in their efforts to peddle prescription pain pills across the country. Prescription pain pill trafficking seem to be one of the hottest topics in the crime world recently. Drug Trafficking TSA Agents Three Transportation Security Administration officers and two other law enforcement officers were arrested, according to WTPV News. They face charges of accepting cash or gift cards in exchange for permitting prescription drug dealers to move tens of thousands of highly addictive prescription drugs such as Oxycodone through airports and across highways. The TSA officers were based at airports in Florida and… […]

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Is Cocaine Trafficking On its Way Out?

Is Cocaine Trafficking On its Way Out?

Drug crimes in Florida are a serious offense. Criminal Defense Attorneys understand that drug trafficking charges usually depend on the type of drug and the amount in possession. According to NWF Daily News, a father and son from Fort Walton Beach were sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday, for cocaine trafficking. James “Starchild” Musgrove, 46, and his son, 27-year-old Muhammad Shakein Williams pleaded guilty April 16 in U.S. District Court. The men were charged with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute powdered cocaine in excess of 5 kilograms, as well as possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams. The amount of cocaine involved had an estimated wholesale value of $300,000, according to the release. Monitoring the Future Survey According… […]

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Drug Trafficking Case # CF-016283 West Palm Beach

In a recent Palm Beach County felony drug trafficking case, criminal defense attorney Andrew D. Stine was able to gain an acquittal on all counts of a three count indictment -against seemingly insurmountable odds. Florida law states: “Any person who knowingly sells, purchases, manufactures, delivers, or brings into this state, or who is knowingly in actual or constructive possession of, 4 grams or more of any morphine, opium, oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, or 4 grams or more of any mixture containing any such substance, but less than 30 kilograms of such substance or mixture, commits a felony of the first degree, which felony shall be known as “trafficking in illegal drugs”…and such person shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years, and the defendant shall be… […]

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