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Drug charges filed against former Florida police officer

Individuals from any walk of life may find themselves in a situation that involves them being accused of a crime. As a result, these individuals will likely face legal proceedings relating to the specific conditions of the allegations that have been brought against them. If individuals are facing drug charges, they may wish to find out how they can prepare for their cases.

One man in Florida may be hoping to effectively handle his case after recently facing charges. Reports stated that the man is a former police officer and that charges stem from authorities purportedly finding marijuana in his police vehicle. It was noted that before the drugs were allegedly found, the officer had been under investigation due to suspicion that he had been using marijuana.

After tracking the man, officers reportedly approached him and searched his vehicle. The search purportedly turned up marijuana inside the police cruiser. The man was suspended as a result of the situation and was later taken into custody. He is currently facing drug charges, but it was noted that he was released from custody after posting a $2,750 bail.

Though the knowledge pertaining to the law that the man gained as a police officer may help him in this situation, he will likely want to find out more information on the drug charges and legal process he will likely face. Learning more about Florida criminal proceedings relating to his case could allow him to feel more confident in the decisions he will soon be making. Additionally, consulting with his legal counsel may also be an option that he wishes to consider.

Source:, "A former north Florida police officer is facing drug charges after authorities say investigators found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his cruiser", March 30, 2016

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