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Man charged for alleged drug crimes in Florida

Considering legal assistance could be a wise step for individuals who have been charged for alleged criminal activity. Because knowing how to move forward with purpose could play a substantial role in legal proceedings, finding out more information on a process could be helpful. If a party is facing allegations for drug crimes, gaining specific knowledge on such circumstances may be prudent.

One man in Florida may be looking to learn more about his situation after being taken into custody on multiple charges. It was reported that the man had been wanted by police for possible involvement in a shooting, and authorities had apparently gotten a tip that the man was scheduling a birthday party at a local establishment. Authorities contacted the establishment and the party was cancelled.

Despite the party being cancelled, the man was taken into custody after authorities allegedly witnessed a drug deal at the man's residence. Police searched the home and reportedly found a weapon and drugs on the premises. The man was charged with possession of marijuana, distribution of marijuana, possession of a firearm and other allegations. Two other individuals were also apparently charged in relation to the incident.

When charged with a crime, it is important that an individual understand how the specific charges can affect his or her legal situation. If a party has allegations leveled against him or herself for alleged drug crimes, information on criminal proceedings in Florida relating to such charges could provide useful knowledge. It is important to remember that accused individuals are presumed innocent before the court until -- and only if -- proven otherwise.

Source:, "Accused drug trafficker "Fat Eddie" arrested", March 13, 2015

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