Drugs

Flakka Drug (Source: CBS4)

Broward Grand Jury To Address Flakka, Synthetic Drugs

Broward County, the epicenter of the dangerous designer drug Flakka, is taking charge in its fight against the designer drug.

CBS Miami–08/20/2015

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Three Looking At Prison For Synthetic Drug ‘Spice’ Conspiracy

Three Floridians are looking at stretches in prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy to acquire and distribute the illegal synthetic drug known as “spice.”

08/16/2015

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Sheriff: 1 Dead As 11 People Overdose In Central Florida

Police are investigating at least 11 overdoses that resulted in one death in Cape Canaveral and Merritt Island.

07/14/2015

Coast Guard officials in Miami offloaded $13.7 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on June 12, 2015. (Source: Twitter/USCGSoutheast)

$13.7M In Drugs Offloaded In Miami Beach

Coast Guard officials in Miami Beach offloaded $13.7 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on Friday.

06/12/2015

Florida AG Pam Bondi (Source: CBS)

AG Pam Bondi Wants To Warn Parents About Flakka

As many students greet another summer, Florida’s attorney general wants to warn parents about flakka—a synthetic drug which is growing in popularity.

06/04/2015

Regis Shameka Walker (Source: BSO)

Court Docs: Woman Accused Of Smuggling Used Honey To Swallow Pellets

A 28-year-old Pembroke Pines woman spent five days in the hospital passing drug pellets that amounted to almost 1.5 pounds of cocaine.

06/04/2015

Flakka Drug (Source: CBS4)

Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Bizarre Crimes

There is a common element between several bizarre incidents in Florida—an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug called flakka.

04/30/2015

Crews rescued a man who was impaled while trying to climb a fence. He said he was high on the drug "Flakka" at the time. (Source: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)

Exclusive: Man On “Flakka” Impaled While Trying To Climb Fence

For the second time in two months the dangerous new drug Flakka took center stage at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.

03/24/2015

Millions worth of cocaine found on a cargo boat on the Miami River. (Source: US Customs Border Patrol)

$9 Million Worth Of Cocaine Found Inside Cargo Vessel

A total of 797 pounds of cocaine were found inside a cargo vessel at the Miami River.

03/23/2015

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Lawmakers Look To Drug ‘Antagonist’ To Halt Overdoses

House and Senate committees this week backed proposals aimed at helping stop potential drug overdoses.

03/06/2015

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