Articles Tagged with drugs

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A California man is facing many charges after he was caught driving an unregistered tow truck with drugs, a gun, and ammunition allegedly found inside. 

Late in the evening on October 17, deputies with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office were patrolling when they saw a tow truck carrying an automobile without safety lights.  

It was reported that upon further inspection, the police noticed that the truck, which had a Virginia license plate, displayed a registration tag that was not up to date. 

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A fake pill bottle with a GPS tracker helped the police find and arrest a Michigan man who allegedly robbed thousands of dollars worth of prescription drugs from several CVS pharmacies over two months. 

Beginning on May 24, CVS pharmacies in four separate locations in midwestern Michigan were robbed of several prescription medications by an unknown suspect. 

One of the stores in Van Buren Township was visited by the suspect twice. The first time was on May 24, and then again on June 8. The alleged robber went to the pharmacy in Saline on June 2, the Ann Arbor location on June 14, and the store in Milan on July 7. 

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A Florida man dressed in cow-print pajamas was one of six people arrested in an Okeechobee County home when the authorities reportedly discovered drugs, ammo, and paraphernalia in the dwelling.

On June 17, members from the Narcotics Task Force and the Special Response Team at the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office acted on a warrant to search a home believed to be involved in drug activity.

When they entered the residence, the authorities noted that six people were present.

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Soiled 18-month-old twins were reportedly discovered in the back seat of a vehicle while two adults were blacked out in the front with drugs visible. 

29-year-old Stephanie Sandlin is a mother of 18-month-old fraternal twins. They live in Middletown, Ohio. 

On June 6, Sandlin and her twins were with 48-year-old Justin Simpson, also a Middletown resident. Simpson was driving the vehicle with Sandlin in the front passenger seat. Her children were in the back of the van. 

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A Lee County deputy is one of three people facing charges for allegedly working together to plant drugs on a suspect to set him up for an unlawful arrest. 

Niko Irizarry began working for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in 2018. The sheriff reported that Irizarry had never been reprimanded in his time with the agency.  

On December 16, 2021, Irizarry and two other men identified as 36-year-old Charles Custodio and 29-year-old Scott Snider allegedly orchestrated a plan to target a real estate agent for drug crimes. 

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When the police allegedly caught a Florida man holding drugs and several hypodermic needles, he reportedly told them he had the syringes to use while fishing. 

30-year-old Eric Bennett is a lawn care worker who resides in Vero Beach. 

According to reports, in the early afternoon on January 22, Bennett walked to a local mobile park where his uncle lives. 

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A man with a criminal history was allegedly found with drugs in the pants he was wearing, and he claimed that they belonged to a man who is significantly shorter than himself. 

37-year-old Brandon Cihak resides in Minnesota, and he is an ex-convict on probation. 

Late in the morning on January 5, Cihak was reportedly driving a Ford F-150 in Mankato with a person sitting in the passenger’s seat. 

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When the police reportedly found a package of drugs wrapped around a man’s penis, he said it did not belong to him. 

Early in the morning on December 18, 27-year-old Darius Owens was driving in Clearwater, Florida. It was reported that 34-year-old Patrick Florence, a resident of St. Petersburg, was riding in the front passenger seat.  

At approximately 4:00 am, an officer saw the vehicle Owens was driving, and reported that the headlights and taillights were not turned on.  

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An 81-year-old pharmacist allegedly traded more than one person his drug inventory from his establishment for sexual favors.

Martin Brian owns and operates Murray-Overhill Pharmacy in Media, Pennsylvania. It is reported that his store is no longer open.

In April, the local authorities were notified about two people in a parked car behind Brian’s pharmacy. The caller told the police that the people were unconscious.

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A woman who operates a Florida fentanyl rehabilitation center was arrested for allegedly selling drugs to the patients at the facility.

50-year-old Misty Leigh Gilley is the manager and owner of Simply Recovery LLC in Altamonte Springs.

The website for the facility says they aid with many aspects of recovery, including medication maintenance and management.

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