Fake pot is becoming a major drug enforcement problem considering the fact it is legal and sold in gas stations. The synthetic marijuana is popular with teens, the military and people on probation.
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October 11, 2010
Florida Marijuana News – Proliferation Of “Fake Weed” Allowing Users To Get High And Pass Drug Tests
June 28, 2010
Bradenton Drug Bust – Police Continue Their Efforts To Slow Illegal Prescription Drugs In Florida
A nine-month operation in Manatee County has led to dozens of arrests for prescription drug fraud, possession and trafficking. Oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine were among the drugs seized in the operation.
June 3, 2010
Florida Oxycodone News – Aggravated Assault Charge Dropped After Man On Oxycodone Recants
This Florida man took too many pain pills and in a Oxycodone haze accused his son of aggravated assault. The charges have now been dropped following the man blaming the allegations on the Oxycodone he took.
May 19, 2010
Tampa Oxycodone Crime – Hillsborough Passes Emergency Ordinance To Fight Prescription Drug Crime
The Hillsborough County Commission acted today to slow down illegal pain killers on Tampa streets. They are hoping to reduce the overdoses and crime surrounding drugs like Oxycodone.
May 17, 2010
Florida Oxycodone Crime – Hernando County Oxycodone Bust Results In 23 Arrests
Oxycodone crimes in Florida are on the rise. The illegal prescription drug trade in Tampa Bay was described as an epidemic by a local sheriff.
May 13, 2010
Tampa Drug Crime News – More Than 135 Drug Arrest Warrants Issued And 5,000 Pills Recovered
There were plenty of drug arrests around Tampa and Hillsborough County Thursday. Illegal prescription narcotics like Oxycodone and Xanax were seized in the drug busts.
May 5, 2010
St. Petersburg Drug Crimes – St Petersburg Police Crack Down On Drug Crimes In Local Park
A major drug sweep of Williams Park in St. Petersburg led to numerous arrests. Charges ranged from possession and distribution of crack, marijuana, cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone and ecstasy.
April 22, 2010
Tampa Bay Drug Crimes – Oxycodone Mailed To Pasco County Inmate Under The Stamp
Last year Pasco County sheriff began investigating a post card sent to a Land O’Lakes inmate with Oxycodone under the stamp. Now they have made an arrest and charged a Tampa Bay woman with the drug crime.
April 19, 2010
Florida Oxycodone Dealer Calls Police To Report His Stolen Pills
A Hernando County man has been charged with drug trafficking and making a false police report after he called deputies and told them his Oxycodone and Methadone had been stolen. According to 10 Connects, Mark Andrew Davis, Sr. told deputies he was robbed of his prescription pills after he left Nature Coast Pharmacy but according to law enforcement it was a drug deal gone bad.
The suspect in the case allegedly admitted to police he was planning on selling his prescription drugs for $800 to the man who robbed him. Davis had just picked up 180 tablets of Oxycodone and 120 Methadone pills.
April 7, 2010
Mother Who Supplied Teen Son With Oxycodone Pleads Guilty To Contributing To His Fatal Overdose
Linda Courtright is facing 20 years to life in federal prison after pleading guilty to a drug distribution charge in Tampa today. The 36-year-old admitted to supplying her 15-year-old son with the oxycodone that eventually killed him in a drug overdose. Nicholas Block was found to have oxycodone, cocaine and alprazolam in his system when he died.
The story surrounding Block’s death is as sad as it is shocking. Block had already been in trouble with the law following a marijuana charge but the details of what took place in a Budget Inn Motel on the night of his death are just astounding.…