A Florida man faces 120 months in prison after being convicted by a local federal court. The man, who faced federal drug crime charges, was accused of running a prescription drug diversion scheme across the state. The scheme was said to have a value in the millions of dollars and the man has been ordered to repay $55 million in profits from his endeavors.
It took 17 years to find him, but Florida officials recently arrested a man they claim conspired to bring drugs into our state. The man surrendered to authorities in Fort Lauderdale after allegedly spending the nearly two decades on the run. He will now face drug trafficking charges that include bringing heroin and cocaine into the state.
A man who has been accused of being one of the leaders of a large drug gang has been convicted in a Florida federal court. The man was charged with a federal drug crime pertaining to his involvement in trafficking of cocaine and other drugs into the country. This conviction comes after an investigation that led authorities to believe that the man was instrumental in creating a new system for delivering drugs to the U.S.
A man is facing several criminal charges after he was pulled over in his vehicle recently. According to Florida police, the drug trafficking charges arise from when police were on their way to the man's residence to execute a warrant. As they approached the residence, police say they saw the man drive away from his home. Police subsequently stopped the car and placed the man, identified as being 29 years old, into custody.