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April 26, 2010

Marijuana Possession In Florida – Pinellas Man Charged With Possession Of Marijuana After Traffic Stop

A traffic stop in Tarpon Springs led to a man's arrest for possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute. He was pulled over for driving with a suspended license in Pinellas County.
April 21, 2010

Tampa Pair Arrested In Home Invasion Served Time For Cocaine Convictions

A pair of Tampa men who are suspected in a home invasion have faced a combined 93 charges in the past. Both men have also served time for drug crimes. Both men have been in jail on two occasions for cocaine charges. The men are charged with breaking into a home on South Willow Ave. and have been charged with home invasion, robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges.

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Alton Marchman has faced 48 charges previously according to public records and 32-year-old Timothy Green has been charged 45 times previously. According to Bay News 9, most of the previous 93 charges were not serious enough to carry prison time.…

April 7, 2010

Lakeland Trafficking Charges Filed Against Two Men With 10 Pounds Of Meth And Guns

A pair of men were arrested outside a Haines City mobile home when investigators found them in possession of two pounds of methamphetamine. David Flores and Raul Magana-Herrera were pulled over when investigators discovered the drugs. That led to a search of the mobile home where eight more pounds of meth and guns were discovered. The men were both charged with trafficking in meth.

The men were the focus of a drug task force investigation according to TBO.com. Agencies involved in the investigation included FDLE, the Polk County Sheriffs and police from Haines City, Bartow, Lakeland and Auburndale.…

March 29, 2010

1,200 Pounds Of Marijuana Found In Trailer Seized In Davenport

Sheriff’s offices in Polk and Seminole counties, FDLE and the Drug Enforcement Agency were all involved in an investigation that netted a drug bust of 1,200 pounds of marijuana. A trailer containing the pot was seized in Davenport and was the result of an investigation that authorities say dismantled two Florida marijuana trafficking operations with ties to Mexico and California.

Seminole County sheriff’s claim the investigation has led to 40 arrests. The first salvo was fired by law enforcement when they seized 600 pounds of high quality pot and $240,000 in cash along with cocaine and firearms earlier in March.…

March 26, 2010

Bradenton Drug And Weapon Charges Filed Against A Man Passed Out In Front Of A Nightclub

A Cadillac parked in front of a Manatee bar after 3:00 a.m. drew the suspicion of a sheriff’s deputy early Friday morning. A Manatee County Sheriff’s deputy spotted the car parked outside the Distellery. When she pulled up the engine was running and Adam C. McDemid was passed out behind the wheel.

According to the deputy, she saw a marijuana pipe in plain view and then had the 32-year-old exit his car. At that point she reported smelling burnt marijuana. The deputy searched the vehicle and found a loaded handgun under the seat. The gun was reported stolen according to the report on Bradenton.com.…

March 22, 2010

St Pete Police Arrest Three Brothers And Their Mother During A Drug Raid

St Pete police arrested seven people including four members of one family during a drug raid this weekend. According to TampaBay.com, three Casteel brothers were arrested on charges ranging from possession of crack cocaine, felony possession of marijuana, operating a drug house and being a felon in possession of a gun. The mother of the three Casteel brothers was also arrested for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor charge.

The drug raid and subsequent arrests drew a large crowd in Wildwood Heights, which led to a brawl in the street that resulted in three arrests including Casteel’s mother. Using asearch warrant, detectives found marijuana, cocaine, crack and firearms at 2414 Melrose Ave.…

March 19, 2010

81-Year-Old Marion County Man Busted For Selling Marijuana

The Ocala Star Banner is reporting that an 81-year-old Marion County man has been arrested for marijuana possession with intent to sell and possession of a firearm that doesn’t have a serial number. The man was booked into Marion County jail and released.

According to the story Carlton Griggs admitted to selling pot for the last two years. He sold it out of his home just south of Ocala in Ocklawaha. The marijuana was reportedly found in his cellar in a cooler. There was no comment from the man or his wife, both of whom the newspaper tried to question.…

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