BSO Det. John A. Brindle was arrested Friday for possession of a controlled substance. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO Deputy Arrested For Possessing Oxycodone Pills

A Broward sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on one count of possession of a controlled substance.


(Source: CBS4) Prescription pills

Four More Arrested In South Florida Pill Mill Investigation

Three Miami-Dade men and a woman are the latest people to be charged by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in connection with a statewide pill mill investigation.


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Deaths In Fla. From Oxycodone Abuse Drop Sharply In 2011

The fight to stop drug abuse made a leap of progress in 2011.


Darin MacDannald (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Emaciated Teen Removed From Father’s Custody

A 14-year-old boy who was found emaciated and high on drugs has been put into the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services after a shelter hearing Friday.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012


Deerfield Beach Child Found Emaciated, High On Drugs

Darin MacDannald, 47, of Deerfield Beach, has been arrested and charged with child neglect after Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a structure fire and found a 14-year-old boy in the house weighing just 85 pounds and high on drugs.

CBS Miami–07/05/2012

Brent Wooddell (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Suspended Deputy Took Off Ankle GPS, Went To Strip Club

A suspended Broward Sheriff’s deputy, who was on house arrest for grand theft and misconduct charges, is back behind bars after he reportedly removed his ankle monitor and went to a strip club.


Prescription Pills

Unwanted Drugs? Let Cops, DEA Take Them Off Your Hands

Remember that Vicodin your doctor prescribed but you never finished? How about the oxycodone your aunt was taking when she came to visit but left behind. What do you do with it now? Cops and the DEA say they have a solution; turn it in, no questions asked.



Report: DEA Investigating Florida Walgreens Store & Distribution Center

Six Walgreens stores and a distribution center in Central and South Florida have come under Drug Enforcement Administration scrutiny over their sales of prescription pain killers.


Pill Mill Crackdown

Gov. Scott: Florida No Longer Pill Mill Haven

With 213 pill mills shut down by Florida law enforcement agencies in the past year, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies are making huge inroads on stopping the folks who illegally sell prescription drugs.


Metro Broward Drug Task Force Sgt. Mike Santiago looks at a gun seized during a narcotics search warrant served Friday at an apartment at 1192 N. State Road 7 in Lauderhill. In an effort to escape, three people jumped from a third-story balcony but were apprehended by detectives in the parking lot. (Source: BSO)

BSO Stops The Madness In ‘Operation March Mayhem’

More than 300 drug dealers, prostitutes and people with child pornography have been arrested in a 2 day sting in Broward County.