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Florida man facing drug trafficking charges after search

Situations in which a person is facing criminal charges are rarely black and white. Many minute details and factors can easily complicate a case, and the individual charged may have many aspects to consider when moving forward with a criminal defense. When facing drug trafficking charges, a person in this type of predicament may wish to ensure that he or she understands the circumstances surrounding the arrest and charges as best as possible.

One man in Florida was recently taken into custody on multiple drug-related charges, and he will undoubtedly want to work toward the outcomes he desires. According to reports, law enforcement officers had utilized undercover detectives in order to make controlled drug buys from the man, who was allegedly dealing cocaine. This transactions took place over a two-week period and led to a search of the man's apartment.

The search reportedly resulted in officers uncovering 226.6 grams of cocaine along with over $33,000 in cash. As a result of these purported discoveries, the man was taken into custody on charges related to drug trafficking and cocaine possession. The man is also facing an allegation of intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a school because one of the controlled buys took place near a K-8 educational center.

Drug trafficking and other related allegations can come with steep penalties if a conviction takes place. Therefore, the man accused in this Florida incident may find it useful to become more knowledgeable on the charges brought against him as well as his criminal defense options. If he feels uncertain as to where to obtain reliable information, he may wish to consider utilizing local legal resources.

Source:, "Miami Beach police arrest 'well known' Ocean Drive drug dealer", Jeff Tavss, Jan. 19, 2018

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