Judge Robert Scola
Arrested for cocaine – again. Former state legislator Mandy Dawson, 57, was taken into custody last Friday at her Daytona Beach home after a urine test showed cocaine in her system.
A federal judge unleashed the maximum sentence on a man who sold prisoners’ Social Security numbers to a gang member who then allegedly filed phony tax-refund claims in their names.
It wasn’t someone’s outburst or a sick juror that halted testimony in the South Florida terrorism support trial of an elderly Muslim cleric Tuesday, but rather something more difficult to explain: an outage in transmission of live testimony from Pakistan.
The former top Code Compliance Officer for Miami Beach has been sentenced to a little more than four years in prison for accepting bribes.
An elderly Miami Muslim cleric has been found competent to stand trial on charges that he helped finance the Taliban in Pakistan.