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Will Patriots tattoo get man sympathy in drug possession case?

A man with a New England Patriots tattoo on the side of his bald head is wanted by Florida police. According to authorities, the accused man did not appear for his scheduled court appearance relating to drug possession and/or drug purchasing offenses. Now, authorities are on the lookout for the man, who could be easy to identify because of the bright green tattoo on his head. 

Drug possession: Arrested man's t-shirt gave him away

A Florida man who was recently arrested for drug possession in Hudson does not have to ask authorities what tipped them off. At the time of his arrest, he was wearing a t-shirt that read, "Who needs drugs? No, seriously, I have drugs." Perhaps the t-shirt was meant to be humorous, but police did not find it funny and ultimately charged him with drug possession.

What are the possible defenses for a drug possession charge?

Drug possession charges carry very stiff penalties here in Florida. Even if you aren't formally convicted of the drug possession charge, you still have to carry around that embarrassment and arrest for the rest of your life. Plus, if you are convicted, it could seriously harm your chances of getting a good job in the future. Therefore, it is crucial that, if you are charged with a drug crime in Florida, you understand the importance of a strategic defense.

Florida prescription drug possession charges

Florida residents of all ages depend on prescription drugs for their health. However, prescription drugs are also heavily regulated and if a person is arrested and accused of unlawful prescription drug possession, a conviction could result in serious punishments. Due to the prevalence and wide variety of prescription drugs available, it is not uncommon for Florida residents to be accused of illegal prescription drug possession inappropriately. With a well organized criminal defense, these individuals are often able to get their charges dropped or dismissed.

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