Drug Offenses

How Long Do the Police Have to File Drug Charges?

How Long Do the Police Have to File Drug Charges?

If you are arrested on suspicion of having committed a drug crime, you might be wondering how long until authorities have to charge you or...

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Polk County Human Trafficking Operation Leads to 228 Arrests

Polk County Human Trafficking Operation Leads to 228 Arrests

On February 22, 2024,  the Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) Vice Unit had an eight-day operation, called “Operation March Sadness 2024,” which resulted in 228...

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Multi-Agency Drug Trafficking Investigation Led to Mass Arrests

Multi-Agency Drug Trafficking Investigation Led to Mass Arrests

In January of 2024, Florida’s Polk County Sherriff Grady Judd stated that a multi-agency investigation led to the arrest of 11 people with the capture...

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The Increasing Use of Xylazine (Tranq) in Fentanyl

The Increasing Use of Xylazine (Tranq) in Fentanyl

Recent investigations have shown there is an increasing usage of  the veterinary medicine, xylazine, mixed in with fentanyl. Xylazine, also known as “tranq,” can cause...

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The Effects of Fentanyl

The Effects of Fentanyl

Fentanyl is a highly dangerous drug that has been responsible for numerous deaths, especially in Florida. If you or a loved one is struggling with...

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Polk County Drug Cases Reach Crisis Levels

Polk County Drug Cases Reach Crisis Levels

Drug crimes have plagued central Florida for decades. As traffickers and cartels make millions selling their products, people develop addictions that lead them into despair...

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Painkillers After an Accident Can Get You Arrested?

Painkillers After an Accident Can Get You Arrested?

Have you ever been injured in an accident and were given a prescription for Hydrocodone, Oxycontin, Darvocet, or Percocet or any another pain killer? You...

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New Florida Drug Scheduling Laws Target Synthetics

New Florida Drug Scheduling Laws Target Synthetics

Synthetic drugs such as bath salts, K2, spice, incense and potpourri have been gaining popularity in recent years. Authorities have responded by cracking down on...

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“Hunch” Not Enough to Support Orlando Police Swab Test of Driver

“Hunch” Not Enough to Support Orlando Police Swab Test of Driver

An Orlando police officer recently used a Q-Tip to test a motorist for drugs based solely on the hunch that the man had drugs. An internal...

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Florida Attorney General issues order banning more synthetic drugs

Florida Attorney General issues order banning more synthetic drugs

Authorities across the country, and particularly in Florida, have begun to devote a great deal of energy and resources to cracking down on what they...

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How Long Do the Police Have to File Drug Charges?
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