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.
A South Florida doctor is looking at up to 350 years in prison for his part in a pill mill operation.
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.
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.
Sunrise Police arrested one of their own employees on six counts of felony grand theft.
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.
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.
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.
A Monroe County sheriff’s deputy was arrested by members of his own department after he allegedly tried to buy drugs while on duty.
A Broward Sheriff’s detective lands a big drug bust, but this time he is the one that ends up in the slammer.