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Federal drug trafficking suspect in Florida bust

Various areas in Florida are often centers of federal investigations in drug-related situations. Federal drug trafficking charges may result after such investigations if agents believe they have reason and evidence to suggest that a person or persons has engaged in criminal drug activities. A recent bust went down in St. Petersburg, leading to one arrest and the seizure marijuana that agents claim exceeds $1 million in street value.

Federal drug trafficking and indoor pot growing businesses

In some states, though not in Florida, it is legal to grow marijuana. However, even though state law sometimes allows it, it remains illegal in all 50 states at the federal level. In certain circumstances, especially when federal drug trafficking is suspected, federal agents may move in to make a drug bust in a state where manufacturing the drug is allowed.

Federal drug trafficking bust at sea results in 4 arrests

Although every person accused of a crime in Florida is presumed innocent unless proved otherwise by a judge or jury, it is typically wise to secure competent legal guidance when preparing a defense against federal charges. Federal drug trafficking and other serious crimes can lead to long prison terms, substantial fines and other heavy penalties, if a conviction is rendered. In a recent alleged drug bust at sea, four people were arrested following a federal raid.

Many convicted of federal drug trafficking to be set free

Charges of drug-related crimes are often filed against people in Florida and other states across the nation. Being accused of federal drug trafficking is obviously a serious matter that can have a long-lasting negative impact on a person's private and professional life. Those convicted may face sentences that include years behind bars.

Combat veteran accused of federal drug trafficking in Florida

Those in Florida accused of drug-related crimes often face many legal challenges as they proceed through the judicial system. Federal drug trafficking is a serious offense for which a convicted defendant may get extended time in prison, as well as incur substantial monetary fines. It is always advisable to retain legal representation to build a strong and aggressive defense.

Suspected federal drug trafficking in Florida

The potential penalties for drug-related crimes typically vary according the type of charges filed and the amount and type of drugs involved. Federal drug trafficking is a serious charge in Florida that is aggressively prosecuted. Acting quickly to build a strong and focused defense is advisable to anyone facing such circumstances.

Man suspected of federal drug trafficking arrested in Florida

Those arrested for drug-related crimes in Florida or in other states sometimes secure a reduction of charges or a lesser sentence if convicted by agreeing to offer substantial assistance to authorities. This means that the defendant would aid authorities in their federal drug trafficking investigation or somehow assist in the prosecution of another person. A recent incident occurred where police arrested a man who had allegedly agreed to help federal authorities in another state.

Head of biker club named in federal drug trafficking case

Many arrests occur in Florida that involve drug-related activities. Anyone charged with federal drug trafficking understands that he/she will be going up against an aggressive prosecution, most likely seeking maximum penalties if a conviction is rendered. A person in such circumstances is strongly advised to retain the legal help of a highly experienced criminal defense attorney.

How to handle a traffic stop without making it worse

If you are the opinion that being stopped by the police is unpleasant, you are certainly not alone. Indeed, being accused of breaking the law is hard enough. Being questioned about your whereabouts, if you knew how fast you were going, and whether you have been drinking can lead to disaster.

Doctor accused of federal drug trafficking finally free

An ordeal lasting more than four years has finally come to an end in Florida. The situation was borne out of federal drug trafficking charges for which an 81-year-old former clinic doctor was indicted in 2011. He and his family recently rejoiced when the court declared him not guilty of all but one charge against him.

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