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Heroin hotline allegedly used for federal drug trafficking

Anyone accused of a drug crime in Florida understands the serious impact it can have on one's life. Events leading up to an arrest can be stressful, especially when law enforcement agents have conducted a search of a person's vehicle or residence. Facing federal drug trafficking charges brings about immediate and potentially long-term changes in a person's life.

11 accept pleas, 1 will face trial for federal drug trafficking

In a recent high-profile Florida case, the son of a Miami-Dade county lobbyist is slated to face trial for drug-related offenses. Eleven others have apparently already accepted plea agreements in the federal drug trafficking case. However, the 30-year-old law student opted for trial rather than accepting a plea bargain. 

Prison guards accused in federal drug trafficking case

An incident recently occurred outside of Florida involving a large number of prison guards who were accused of a crime. It is alleged that the guards used their status to participate in a federal drug trafficking scheme. They are also accused of accepting bribes and assisting in fraudulent acts.

More than 50 arrested for federal drug trafficking in Florida

Being accused of drug-related crimes in the United States places a person's private and professional reputation at stake. There are potentially very serious penalties associated with such allegations should the court hand down a conviction. It is typically prudent for anyone facing federal drug trafficking charges in Florida or elsewhere to secure aggressive legal representation before proceeding to court.

Co-defendant suspected of federal drug trafficking in Florida

In Florida and other states, sometimes groups of people are arrested and charged for their participation in suspected organized illegal drug activities. In a recent case, one of the co-defendants is accused of federal drug trafficking in Florida. One of his alleged partners pleaded guilty on Tuesday of serious charges, including conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances.

Suspected kingpin may face federal drug trafficking charges

A man known in Florida and elsewhere as El Chapo may soon face a number of drug charges in the United States. He has been accused of federal drug trafficking in a number of cities, including Miami. He was first charged by a federal grand jury in 1995 and has been accused of heading a drug cartel that has committed illicit activities throughout the nation.

Alleged federal drug trafficking ring recently indicted

Drug sales and drug usage remains a concern for many Florida residents and others throughout the nation. Some have found themselves facing criminal charges regarding such issues. A group of people have recently been indicted in connection with charges stemming from suspected illegal drug activity. The federal drug trafficking incident apparently took place in another state. One woman and nine men were reportedly involved.

Facing accusations of federal drug trafficking in Florida

The penalties that a person convicted of crime in Florida incurs vary according the to laws that apply to the charges and the details of an individual situation. Some charges would carry more severe penalties if convicted than others. Federal drug trafficking crimes are typically among those that the state tends to prosecute most aggressively.

Officer accused of federal drug trafficking activity in uniform

Law enforcement agents in Florida and beyond are typically held to the highest standards of protocol and regulation in the line of duty. When a uniformed police officer is accused of a crime, it can be disturbing and stressful for all involved. In a recent case, allegations have been made against an officer in another state regarding alleged federal drug trafficking activity.

Former officer sentenced for his role in federal drug trafficking

Accusations of criminal drug-related activity are not always confined to everyday citizens. There have been incidents when uniformed law enforcement agents in Florida or elsewhere in the United States have been named as participants in federal drug trafficking crimes. Understandably, a person facing such charges has his or her personal and professional reputation on the line.

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