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Drug Trafficking

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  • Medical marijuana 'Green Rush' scams pose risks

    Medical marijuana is not yet legal in Florida, but you would not know that by the some of the business scams materializing across the state. You can help make marijuana legal in Florida by voting for Amendment Two this November. It needs 60 percent to...
  • Heroin use rising sharply since 2007, US mayors told

    DALLAS Heroin use increased more than 80 percent nationwide from 2007 to 2012, driven by ample supply and a crackdown on prescription narcotics, mayors and policy leaders from across the country were told Sunday. The leaders attending the U.S. Conference...
  • Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated

    Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated
    John Garbin hears from people who say they'll commit suicide if he doesn't help them. Because of mistakes they made years ago — criminal mistakes — they can't get a job, move on with their lives, or escape their tarnished reputations, even...
  • Leader of Delray based drug trafficking ring arrested, police say

    The leader of what police describe as a "well-organized narcotics trafficking organization" in Delray Beach was arrested after an investigation that lasted more than a year, according to a Delray Beach Police arrest report. Andrae Marquis Waters, 38,...
  • Florida man stashed $300 in rectum while under arrest, police say

    Florida man stashed $300 in rectum while under arrest, police say
    A Florida man is accused of stashing about $300 cash in his rectum while in the back seat of a sheriff's office cruiser on Wednesday, according to First Coast News. Tyrone Booker, an accused drug dealer, was apprehended as part of a sting in...
  • Pines man had $45K worth of pot in car, Collier deputies say

    Pines man had $45K worth of pot in car, Collier deputies say
    Illegally dark window tinting led Collier County sheriff's deputies to pull over an Acura TL on Interstate 75, authorities said. The sedan had a strong odor of marijuana and perfume, and while stopped Friday at mile marker 79, deputies seized more than...
  • How blindly rigid laws to 'protect kids' raise costs, thwart justice

     How blindly rigid laws to 'protect kids' raise costs, thwart justice
    Imagine this: two defendants, same age, smoke joints with some friends one July evening in their apartments. Neither has a criminal record. Both get caught; one faces an extra two years in jail. Why? Because he shared drugs within a certain number of...
  • 'Nurse Jackie' Season 6 Finale Recap: Could Things Get Any Worse for Jackie?

    WARNING: SPOILERS FOR "NURSE JACKIE" SEASON SIX FINALE BELOW The dedicated nurse and hardcore drug addict has hit rock bottom (we can only hope it doesn't get worse) in tonight's sixth season finale of "Showtime's" touted series, for which Edie Falco won...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • Deputies were trouble for Castros 25 years ago

    MIAMI Fidel Castro was so afraid of a revolt in Cuba's most elite paramilitary unit that he ordered his motorcade to avoid driving past its base, his top bodyguard at the time says. Raul Castro was so depressed he was going on drunken benders and...
  • US anti-drug efforts shift traffickers to Caribbean

    For years, Caribbean governments have voiced concerns that U. S. counter-narcotics efforts in Mexico and Central America would force drug traffickers back into their region to push their products on go-fast boats and cargo ships. Those fears are being...