Category Archives: possession of a controlled substance

Knowledge Required For Florida Possession of a Controlled Substance

What is the law for possession of a controlled substance in Florida? The law that prohibits possession of marijuana, cocaine, and other controlled substances and illegal drugs is Florida Statute Section 893.13. When you are charged with possession of marijuana … Continue reading

Posted in Drug Crimes, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, Possession of marijuana

Jacksonville Juveniles Find Drugs on Instagram

As a juvenile criminal lawyer in Jacksonville, I have defended children and teenagers arrested for a variety of Florida drug charges.  In some cases, the children were caught in possession of marijuana in Jacksonville. Some of them were not guilty … Continue reading

Posted in Drug Crimes, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, Possession of marijuana, Selling Drugs

Atlantic Beach FL Police Chief Arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance

Approximately one week ago, the Atlantic Beach police chief, Mike Classey, resigned due to a criminal investigation.  Classey was arrested yesterday in connection with this investigation.  He was taken to the Duval County jail on “18 counts of possession of … Continue reading

Posted in Drug Crimes, Drug Trafficking, possession of a controlled substance

Traffic Stop Results in Felony Arrest in Jacksonville FL

A high-speed car chase spanning over two Northeast Florida counties led to the arrest of a teenager.  Joseph Jacob Macquarrie is facing charges for what started off as a traffic stop.  He will be facing charges as an adult and … Continue reading

Posted in Aggravated Assault, Arrest, Assault, Driver's License, Driving Offenses, Drug Crimes, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Reckless Driving, Resisting an Officer, Traffic Citations

Why Is My Florida Drivers License Suspended for a Drug Charge?

If you were convicted of a drug crime in Jacksonville, beware that your Florida drivers license may be suspended.  There is a law that mandates a Florida drivers license suspension if you have been adjudicated guilty of a listed drug … Continue reading

Posted in Driver's License, Driving on a Suspened or Revoked License, Drug Crimes, Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO), possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, Possession of marijuana

Jacksonville FL Drug Charges Pending for Operation Deja-Vu

Florida drug charges range from misdemeanor charges to felony offenses.  For instance, a Jacksonville possession of paraphernalia arrest is a misdemeanor arrest. Jacksonville possession of cannabis can be a felony or misdemeanor depending on the amount of marijuana involved.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Arrest, Drug Crimes, Drug Trafficking, Gun Crimes, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of marijuana, Selling Drugs

Florida Drug Charge and Speeding Ticket for Topless Driver

Most of us have received Jacksonville traffic tickets or speeding tickets in the past.  It is not unusual to receive a traffic violation citation in Duval County.  A speeding ticket does not make front page news often, but one woman … Continue reading

Posted in Arrest, Drug Crimes, Drug Trafficking, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, Possession of marijuana, Traffic Citations

Lawyer for Jacksonville Juvenile Criminal Arrests

I love being a juvenile defense lawyer in Jacksonville FL.  It is rewarding to represent children and teenagers in the city in which you live.  The majority of these children are middle school or high school students.  They attend our … Continue reading

Posted in Arrest, Driver's License, Drug Crimes, Grand Theft, Petit Theft (Petty Theft), possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of marijuana, Theft

Julington Road Drug and DUI Arrest After Car Crash in Jacksonville FL

A Jacksonville driving under the influence case may occur with or without an accident.  If a person is charged with DUI in Jacksonville, it could have been because the person’s car was stopped.  The police officer must have grounds to … Continue reading

Posted in Driver's License, Driving Offenses, Drug Crimes, DUI with Serious Bodily Injury, Florida Speeding Tickets, Jacksonville Driving Under the Influence - DUI - DWI, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of marijuana, Traffic Citations

Jacksonville Drug Possession Lawyer for Introduction of Contraband

Imagine that you are pulled over for speeding in Jacksonville.  You know that you have a Florida suspended drivers license.  The police officer gives you a Florida speeding ticket.  He also arrests you for being a Florida habitual traffic offender … Continue reading

Posted in Arrest, Driver's License, Driving on a Suspened or Revoked License, Drug Crimes, Florida Speeding Tickets, Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO), possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of marijuana, Traffic Citations