Tag Archives: drug trafficking

Touch DNA May Change Conviction Rates in Criminal Offenses

So-called “touch DNA” may be able to link an alleged suspect to a crime scene. A man in Jacksonville, Florida was accused of grand theft and organized fraud after touch DNA linked him to several crimes in 2013. Allegedly, the 71-year-old man scammed a w... Read more

Is it Legal for Police to Lure Drug Dealers Into Buying Drugs?

Usually, people think it is fine to do whatever is needed to catch “the bad guys”. However, lest we forget, those bad guys have rights. Sunrise, Florida is the scene of a recent story about the nearly unprecedented lengths to which police will go to cat... Read more

Polk County drug dog sniff cases affected by new court decision

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Florida Supreme Court decision concerning the legality of drug dog sniff cases. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a police officer’s use of a drug sniffing dog to search a vehicle during a traffic stop was leg... Read more

Another Polk County Sheriff felony sting arrest for firearms and drugs

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office along with federal authorities arrested 23 suspects in a sting operation today.  The arrested suspects were criminally charges with various drug trafficking and firearm charges.  The suspe... Read more