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Illegal Drugs

Jeffrey George was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills. (Source: PBSO)

Judge Gives S. Fla. Pill Mill Owner 15+ Years In Prison

The co-owner of four South Florida pain clinics responsible for illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills was slapped with a prison sentence of more than 15 years.


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Court Ponders If Miami-Dade Drug Dog’s Sniff Constitutional

The case of the Miami-Dade police dog closely watched by law enforcement nationwide will have its time in court. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a the South Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.


(Source: Boynton Beach Police Dept.) Nearly a dozen bundles of marijuana found on an abandoned smuggling boat in Boynton Beach.

Forgotten Stash: 11 Bundles Of Marijuana On Drug Smuggling Boat

An abandoned boat in Boynton Beach was actually a drug smuggling boat which was found with some of its illegal cargo still stashed inside the bow.


The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence offloads 2,300 pounds of marijuana at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Nov. 1, 2011. The marijuana was seized by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin from a go-fast vessel interdicted in the Caribbean Sea Oct. 26, 2011. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Seizes More Than A Ton Of Illegal Drugs

More than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and nearly 900 pounds of cocaine will not make it into the streets of South Florida after Coast Guard crews seized the illegal drugs from two separate vessels earlier this month.


(Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

Family: Tests Show No Illegal Drugs In Winehouse Body

Amy Winehouse had no illegal drugs in her system when she died, and it is still unclear what killed the singer, her family said Tuesday.



Officials To Crackdown On Pill Mills

Officials are continuing to crack down on so-called “pill mills” posing a threat to the public. It’s the latest step in a crackdown that began in October when Florida’s “Pill Mill Bill” went on the books.


Bath Salts

“Bath Salts” Now Illegal In Florida

Governor Rick Scott signed HB 1039 Tuesday that bans the possession of “bath salts.”