Tag: Miami

Arrested Florida teen helps save life of officer booking him into jail

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A Florida teen is being honored for helping save the life of a police officer who was booking him into jail. Jamal Rutledge, 17, will be honored on Jan. 21 for helping save the life of Officer Franklin Foulks, who collapsed off his chair on Sept. 10 as he was processing the paperwork, report the Sun-Sentinel, NBC Miami, WTSP and the Raw Story. Rutledge responded by kicking the security fence and yelling for help. Officers who arrived... [...]

Miami trafficking charge for pot “dessert treats” goes up in smoke | Miami Herald

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Snap, crackle, pot — that’s the sound of the state’s case fizzling against a Coconut Grove man accused of trafficking marijuana baked into Rice Krispie treats. An attorney for a Coconut Grove man successfully argued that the actual pot in 437 “Wake Bake” bars did not weigh enough to merit a drug trafficking charge. Prosecutors on Thursday dropped the most serious of several charges against Albert Duran after his lawyers argued... [...]