Drug Crimes

May 7, 2017
Carfentanil Drug Trafficking

Carfentanil: Just Breathing It Could Kill You

The newest drug on the street is Carfentanil. Carfentanil is an Opiod that is intended for use on Elephants. It is 10,000 times more potent than Morphine and 100 times  more potent than Fentanyl. Carfentanil is so deadly that first responders are having to take precautions in responding to overdoses to prevent them from inhaling it. Last week the Florida Legislature passed a bill that made Drug Trafficking in Fentanyl illegal. In that bill they included Carfentanil. Carfentanil is a derivative of Fentanyl. While Carfentanil is supposed to be difficult to obtain, it is currently coming in predominantly from China. In reviewing House Bill […]
April 21, 2017
Drugs Pills and Capsules

Should There Be a Policy on Minimum Mandatories for Drug Addicts?

It seems that in Orlando you can’t turn on the news without hearing something about the Death Penalty and the State Attorney’s office. State Attorney Aramis Ayala has stated that she has discretion to not enforce the death penalty. But where does her office stand on Drug Trafficking cases? Please understand this post isn’t about Rick Scott, the Death Penalty or Markeith Lolyd. But rather drug trafficking minimum mandatory cases. The Prosecutor’s office is always weighing Policies vs Discretion. Policies create uniformity in the criminal justice system so that if a defendant commits a crime he isn’t treated differently based on […]