Florida readers may be interested to learn about an investigation into several people that occurred recently at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Those under police scrutiny include two men and the adult daughter of each. The foursome are suspected of drug trafficking, money laundering and other crimes.
Police in a northern Florida county say that they have arrested two people on drug charges. The men are being held and accused of drug possession for a synthetic type of cannabis. According to a report, the investigation was ongoing for a period of time before the arrests.
Many Florida readers may be aware that prescription drug deaths have been high in our state for years. What they may not know is that they are highest in a trio of local counties in the northeastern part of the state. In fact, prescription drug crime and deaths have increased in these three counties, even though they have fallen in the rest of the state.
A 73-year-old Florida man was recently arrested by local officials. After his arrest, he was charged with federal crimes including a prescription drug crime. Officials say that he was a part of a group that sold illegal drugs to their clients at excessively high prices.