Deputies of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office arrested a man last week they say possessed enough fentanyl to overdose over half a million individuals.
The sale and distribution of controlled substances are illegal per both Florida and federal laws. Prosecutors must be able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a Clearwater defendant committed the crime that they stand accused of. There are certain minimum penalties that anyone who's convicted of drug offenses may face at sentencing.
Drug charges have the potential to have a real impact on your life. If you end up with a conviction, you could struggle to find work, lose your job or find yourself troubled in other ways. There's the potential for high fines and even a prison sentence, depending on the situation.