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Category Archives: Drug Crimes

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What To Do If Your Child Was Arrested at School for Florida Drug Charges

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

As a parent, you dread the moment that you get a phone call informing you that your child has been arrested for drug-related criminal activity at school. You may be angry at your son or daughter for making a poor decision, but it’s important to understand that your parental guidance has perhaps never been… Read More »

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The New Pot Breathalyzer and How It Affects Florida DUI Laws

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Florida law enforcement has relied upon breathalyzer technology for decades as part of the strategy to combat drunk driving. These devices are the preferred, non-invasive method for chemically analyzing the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of a motorist suspected of DUI. Soon, the criminal justice community may have access to similar technology in the fight… Read More »

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Disney Guest Arrested for Drug Possession: Concerns About CBD Oil and Drug Charges

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The arrest of a Disney guest on drug charges made headlines across the country, and a May 15, 2019 article in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel outlined the details. As a 69-year-old woman was going through security and bag check at the Magic Kingdom, her small bottle of cannabis-based CBD oil caught the attention of… Read More »

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Strategies for Fighting Drug Recognition Expert Evidence

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Faced with disturbing statistics on drugged driving accidents, the law enforcement community will be cracking down on drug crimes in Florida and across the US. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, 44 percent of victims killed in car accidents tested positive for controlled substances. This figure is up 28 percent from just one… Read More »

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What South Floridians Need to Know About the Opioid Crisis

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The opioid epidemic has critical implications for the entire US, and Florida has been hit especially hard. The scope of the damage is apparent when you review Florida Department of Health statistics: There has been a 200 percent increase in the number of opioid overdose deaths since 2000; Opioid overdose is the leading cause… Read More »

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Drug Paraphernalia: Florida’s Drug Crime Without the Drugs

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you are arrested for drug trafficking, possession, manufacturing, and any other activities involving controlled substances, you probably expect to face serious punishment for a conviction. What you may not know is that you could be charged with Florida drug crimes even when you have none or just trace amounts on your person. The… Read More »

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Are You A Drug Dealer? Florida Law May Say “Yes”

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

To many, the persona of a drug dealer conjures up images of a poorly-dressed, unkempt, strung out social pariah selling crack cocaine in the dark alleys of Fort Lauderdale or other metropolitan areas in South Florida. While this sensationalized image of a drug trafficker is something straight out of old episodes of Miami Vice,… Read More »

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Is The Broward County, FL Drug Court Program Right For You?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Since its inception in 1991, the Broward County Drug Court Treatment Program has been a positive force in handling certain types of drug crimes cases. The program recognizes that perpetrators of these offenses may often suffer from addiction, and that they may be less likely to fall victim to recidivism by getting treatment instead… Read More »

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The Role Of Drug Recognition Experts In Florida Drugged Driving Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

When you are pulled over by Florida police on suspicion of drunk driving, there are certain examinations they use to obtain more solid evidence of intoxication. A breathalyzer test is the most common, but officers may also request you to perform field sobriety tests. However, the issue of drugged driving is more complicated. Though… Read More »

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Drug Detecting K9 Leads To Charges for Homosassa, FL Woman

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

When a Homosassa, FL woman was pulled over for improper lane maneuvers, she probably never expected that a dog would be the key factor in her arrest on more serious charges. The Citrus County Chronicle reported on the March 28, 2018 incident, when police initially apprehended her for the traffic violation. However, when a… Read More »

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