Oxycodone

(Courtesy: Escambia County Jail)

Florida Crime Lab Analyst Arrested On Drug Charges

Police arrested a Florida crime lab analyst accused of stealing and selling painkillers and other drugs that he was supposed to be testing as evidence in criminal cases, the state law enforcement agency said.

02/04/2014

(Source: AP)

Pill Mill Doc Faces Up To 350 Years In Prison

A South Florida doctor is looking at up to 350 years in prison for his part in a pill mill operation.

02/02/2014

Tylenol On Grocery Store Shelf

FDA Seeks To Stop Overuse Of Acetaminophen

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to curb the rampant abuse of acetaminophen by asking doctors to quit prescribing drugs that combine medications with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

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Pembroke Pines Pill Mill Doc Sentenced

Pembroke Pines doctors who peddled oxycodone at a Dania Beach pill mill is headed to prison. On Tuesday Dr. Scott Becker, 54, was sentenced 70 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

01/08/2014

Sunrise PD arrested Norma Currlin and charged her with six counts of felony theft for allegedly taking narcotics from evidence.  (Source: Sunrise PD)

Sunrise PD Arrests Employee For Alleged Theft Of Drug Evidence

Sunrise Police arrested one of their own employees on six counts of felony grand theft.

08/31/2013

Michael Brewer returned to a Palm Beach County court July 29, 2013. Source: CBS4

Michael Brewer Returns To Court With Judge Ordered Essay

Dressed in a black shirt and white tie with his grandmother at his side, Michael Brewer was one of the first to show up at drug court in West Palm Beach making sure he was at the hearing that he ‘missed’ last month.

CBS4–07/29/2013

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DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone Distribution

The Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

(Source: www.myfloridalegal.com) Attorney General Pam Bondi

AG Bondi Urges Urban Outfitters To Stop Selling Prescription-Looking Products

Attorney General Pam Bondi, along with other attorneys general, is not laughing at a popular retailer’s housewares line made to look like prescription bottles.

CBS4–05/22/2013

Monroe County Sheriff's deputy Jaime Miranda faces drug charges. (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Keys Deputy Faces Drug Charges

A Monroe County sheriff’s deputy was arrested by members of his own department after he allegedly tried to buy drugs while on duty.

04/07/2013

Forty-five year old Detective John Brindle was arrested Friday night for possession of oxycodone pills without a prescription. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Broward Sheriff Detective Arrested For Possession Of Oxycodone

A Broward Sheriff’s detective lands a big drug bust, but this time he is the one that ends up in the slammer.

CBS Miami–01/27/2013

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