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