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July 2017 Archives

Man calls authorities to report stolen cocaine

Authorities reported that a Florida man contacted the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office on July 16 claiming that someone stole a bag of cocaine and some cash from his vehicle. During the call to report the alleged crime, the 32-year-old man told authorities that he was a drug dealer.

Aaron Carter accused of DUI and pot possession

Aaron Carter fans may be interested to learn that the Florida-born singer was accused of driving while under the influence and for being in possession of marijuana on July 15 in Georgia. According to the Habersham County sheriff's office, the 29-year-old was taken into custody at about 9 p.m. after someone made a report about a vehicle driving all over the road to authorities.

Florida Gov. Scott signs tough fentanyl bill into law

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill into law that significantly stiffens the penalties for fentanyl possession in the state. Fentanyl is an extremely powerful synthetic opioid painkiller that can greatly ease the suffering of cancer patients and individuals recovering from major surgery, but it has also played a role in fueling a nationwide overdose epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives.

Men taken into custody at pool party

Florida residents may be interested to learn about a case where three people were taken into custody during a pool party that took place at College Club Townhomes in Tallahassee. The officers belonged to a group called the Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving Squad that was there to ensure public safety during the event. During the party, officers noticed that three men were wearing suspicious clothing. A K-9 sniffed the outside of the Ford Explorer that they drove to the event.

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