Over the course of the past year Central Florida has seen an increase in the number of drug arrests tied to the creation and use of methamphetamine. The increase in arrests, particularly in Volusia County, is the result of an operation focused on the county to reduce the number of meth labs that are in existence.
Most are likely aware that consequences for violent crimes can be serious. Not all may be aware that convictions for nonviolent crimes such as those considered as white collar, can also result in a serious outcome. This is largely due to the fact that such crimes are considered to be federal crimes. Historically consequences for federal crimes are quite harsh regardless of the nature of the alleged crime.
People that get caught Urinating in Public in Orange County, Florida normally find themselves getting arrested and having to post a bond to get out of jail. This may seem like a minor charge but it is a second degree misdemeanor which can result in a criminal conviction which can likely lead to loss of future employment and other opportunities. It can even result in up to sixty (60) days in jail or six (6) months of supervised probation. These cases are typically prosecuted by the City Attorney and will require court dates unless you hire an experienced criminal attorney.