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June 2017 Archives

False positive drug test sends Florida man to jail

Both a K-9 unit and a field test performed by police in Oviedo indicated that cocaine was in the car of a man who worked as a handyman. Subsequent testing of the white powder taken from his car later showed it to be drywall dust as the man had insisted at the time of his arrest.

Drug raid of Florida man's home streamed on Facebook Live

A raid by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department interrupted a 22-year-old man's live video stream on Facebook where he was flashing wads of money. As he boasted about his cash on social media, the video captured the sound of law enforcement announcing the execution of a search warrant.

Rapper taken into custody in his home state

Florida residents who follow the world of rap music may have heard that Rich Homie Quan was stopped by police at a checkpoint in Georgia on May 27. He and five others were taken into custody and charged with suspicion of possessing a stolen gun and drugs. Quan was also charged with a felony count of possession with intent to distribute.

Alternative to adjudication through pretrial program

Minors in Florida who are charged with certain types of felony offenses may be eligible to enter into a special pretrial intervention program in lieu of adjudication. The program may offer a way for juveniles to avoid adjudication on their charges while also allowing them to get the help that they need.

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