Authorities have arrested nine people in a large-scale Florida marijuana drug ring bust. Allegedly, a 40-year-old man had been organizing the growth of marijuana in more than one grow house in Polk County, Florida. Police claim that they followed the man down to south Florida while he was making a marijuana drug trafficking delivery. That is when authorities claim to have found $17,000 cash inside the vehicle the man was driving.
Law enforcement officials recently took a man who has been employed as a public defender in the Florida Panhandle into custody on drug crime charges. The man, who tirelessly worked the last 20 years defending people against similar drug-related allegations, must now face prescription drug trafficking allegations himself. He also suffered termination from his position as a public defender following the arrest.
A drug bust in Volusia County has resulted in the arrest of 10 different individuals. The Florida drug bust came about as a result of neighborhood residents complaining that drug deals were being carried out in their community. The narcotics task force for West Volusia County carried out the drug trafficking arrests.
Two Florida men were recently taken into custody after police completed a months-long investigation. The men face drug charges relating to alleged drug sales. They were also under investigation on allegations of prostitution, which local business owners and residents had been complaining about.