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Drug Paraphernalia Charges

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If you’ve been charged with possessing drug paraphernalia, you are facing a surprisingly stern penalty: Florida statute 893.147 lists it as a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to a year behind bars, plus as much as a $1,000 fine.  For a law-abiding citizen who doesn’t have run-ins with law enforcement as a general rule,… Read More »

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Another Battery Arrest for Chris Brown

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After a packed performance at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre, Chris Brown left the venue in handcuffs, arrested for an alleged April 2017 felony battery charge that had been hanging over his head since he was last here in Florida. Authorities have been holding off on charging Brown, since he’s been traveling for the past… Read More »

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When Being Drunk Becomes a Crime in Florida: Disorderly Intoxication

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Once you are 21 years old, you have the privilege to purchase and enjoy alcohol whether in your home, at a party, or at a bar or restaurant. However, there are limits to this privilege under Florida law. If law enforcement officers encounter you when you are intoxicated in public, you may be committing… Read More »

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Driver at Fault in Fatal Orlando Crash Arrested in May

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Authorities announced in May that the driver responsible for a deadly Valentine’s Day crash in Orlando has been arrested. A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses for crashing his Honda Civic into a Pontiac, killing the Pontiac’s two occupants at the scene. According to witnesses, the man was waving an… Read More »

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Expungement in Florida

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In certain circumstances, you may be able to ask the court to remove a certain record from your criminal history. Expungement, also known as expunction, is the process of destroying a record. It is different than having a record sealed, which means it still exists, it is just not available to the public. Obtaining… Read More »

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Expungement of Juvenile Offenses in Florida

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It is all too easy for teenagers to stray from the safe path of working hard in school and spending time with their families. Due to peer pressure, trouble at home, mental health issues, or any number of other factors, adolescents may put their energy into drugs, alcohol, skipping school, staying out late, shoplifting,… Read More »

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Heroin Possession in Florida

By Salazar & Kelly |

Under Florida law, heroin is a Schedule I drug. This means lawmakers consider it to have a high potential for abuse while also having no currently accepted medical use in the U.S. As a Schedule I drug, manufacturing, transporting, selling, possessing and using heroin is entirely illegal throughout the state (and the country). If… Read More »

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Florida Drug Paraphernalia Charges

By Salazar & Kelly |

Did you know you could be arrested and charged with a drug offense without being in possession of any controlled substances? Under Florida law, you can be charged with an offense for actually or constructively possessing drug paraphernalia. This includes all manner of objects, with or without drug residue, that the police or prosecutors… Read More »

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Violent Crimes in Vehicles

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Cars are part of our everyday lives. Most adults have a driver’s license and drive their own vehicles on a daily basis. Even when someone does not own a car, they may routinely be behind the wheel of friends and family member’s vehicles or rental cars. It should come as no surprise then that… Read More »

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Hit-and-Run Causes Fatality

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On March 10, just before 1 a.m., a 27-year-old man was hit by a vehicle, which then fled the scene. Law enforcement’s initial investigation found a 2018 Silver Chevrolet pickup truck entered the parking lot of Via Entertainment on U.S. Highway 441. The Chevrolet truck first struck a 2011 white Chevrolet SUV and then… Read More »

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