Tag: methamphetamine
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Staff ReportsOctober 20, 2016

State and federal authorities have taken down a methamphetamine distribution ring in Volusia County, arresting 16 alleged participants and issuing arrest warrants for another nine, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Thursday. The Office of Statewide Prosecution worked with the Department of Homeland Security; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the Volusia County […]

Scott PowersOctober 7, 2016

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of seven Florida men convicted in federal courts of dealing cocaine or methamphetamine, the White House announced late Thursday. Two of the federal prisoners, Benjy Neil Allums of Niceville, and Virgil Leon Darville of Boynton Beach, will be eligible for release from prison in February under the commuted sentences. The others still have many years […]

Jim RosicaJune 15, 2016

The liquid left over from making methamphetamine can be counted toward its weight for criminal charging purposes, an appellate court has ruled. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal issued its unanimous opinion Wednesday in the case of Ryan Wilder. He was convicted on murder and methamphetamine trafficking charges following a February 2012 drug bust […]


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