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May 2017 Archives

5 taken into custody following residential drug bust

On May 17, Florida authorities said that five people were taken into custody on drug charges following a year-long investigation. The arrests were made following the execution of a search warrant at a residence located in the 6000 block of Barnes Street in Milton.

2 accused of stealing items worth more than $50,000

Two Florida men who were accused of stealing items valued at more than $50,000 and attempting to sell them on Craigslist were charged by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office. The theft allegedly occurred on May 12 when someone reported that a flatbed trailer and two sump grinders had been taken from a fenced lot in Sarasota.

Defend your freedom from domestic violence charges

Many spouses and partners face domestic violence charges at some point or another, but simply facing charges is far, far different from a conviction or guilt of harm. If you currently face domestic violence charges, you must do everything you can to stop these charges in their tracks.

Man facing drug trafficking charges after undercover sting

A 30-year-old Florida man is facing decades behind bars after allegedly approaching an undercover Polk County deputy to help him cook and distribute methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $600,000. The man has been booked into the Polk County Jail on two counts of trafficking methamphetamine along with motor vehicle and drug paraphernalia charges. If he is convicted, he would be sent to prison for 22 years under current minimum mandatory sentencing laws.

Drug legislation amended to remove mandatory minimums

On May 2, it was reported that legislation regarding Florida's rising opioid epidemic sparked a debate among lawmakers. This debate put an amendment that would establish mandatory minimim penalties for those who were convicted of being in possession of fentanyl in jeopardy.

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Andrew M. Coffey has been recognized as a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer by the Florida Bar. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.

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