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Getting rid of a black spot on your criminal record

Expungement is a vital part of the Florida criminal process that allows ex-convicts and people who were arrested in the past to put their crimes and alleged crimes behind them to start their lives fresh and new. This article will review what the benefits of expungement are and why you might want to try and apply for one.

Man arrested after donut glaze confused with methamphetamine

An Orlando man, who was arrested and accused of crystal meth possession, has filed a legal action against the city for damages related to his inappropriate arrest. Another defendant has also been named for negligence in the manufacture of a faulty drug test kit intended for use in the field. The man alleges that he was wrongly arrested for meth possession when a police officer confused crumbs of Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze on the floor of his car for methamphetamine residue.

Key Largo man arrested and accused of cocaine and heroin crimes

A man from Key Largo has been arrested by police on drug crimes allegations. The arrest followed a joint federal, state and county sting operation. Police had been investigating the defendant's involvement in local heroin and cocaine dealings for some time.

Defending against marijuana crimes in Florida

Marijuana regulation is changing around the United States. Some states allow individuals to grow marijuana at home for their personal use, and some states allow the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. However, the most important fact to note in the discussion, especially when it comes to marijuana and Florida, is that it's still illegal in our state no matter if it's grown, bought or sold.

Geneva man accused of drug crimes after traffic stop

A Geneva, Florida, man was recently accused of third-degree drug possession during a routine traffic stop. The 33-year-old man was pulled over by authorities on Exchange Street at around 5:30 a.m., this week, when police accused him of driving on a suspended license.

Possession of drugs vs. intent to sell

If you are arrested for possession of drugs, this means that you are alleged to have a controlled substance for your own personal use. You are not being charged with manufacturing, distributing, selling or intending to sell the controlled substance. Controlled substances may include marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, Xanax and other prescription medicines. In Florida, spice and bath salts are also considered controlled substances.

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