Florida Police Captain Arthur Balom Guilty Of Selling Cocaine, Oxycodone – WBFS

File photo of a police scene. (credit: Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

File photo of a police scene. (credit: Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida police captain is facing prison time after pleading guilty to being part of a ring that distributed drugs such as cocaine and oxycodone.

Sentencing is set for December for 44-year-old Arthur Balom of the Opa-Locka police force. Balom faces a maximum of 40 years behind bars.

Authorities say (more…)

Toms River Police Seize Multiple Drugs in Residential Zones

Two homes in Toms River under surveillance recently for drug activity netted several arrests for prescription and illegal drugs.

Toms River Police Captain Steven Henry said one arrest in a school zone on Sept. 27 seized multiple kinds of drugs: heroin, oxycodone, marijuana, cocaine and more.

The Sept. 27 investigation focused on the Walnut Street Area, where Toms River Police were conducting a (more…)

Fort Myers police arrest two, seize drugs and a gun during traffic stop – The News-Press

A traffic stop in Fort Myers yielded two arrests, a gun and a variety of guns seized Tuesday, according to the Fort Myers Police Department.

After stopping a vehicle for a traffic violation, an officer and his K-9 partner conducted a free air sniff around the vehicle, resulting in a positive alert.

Officer seized one Glock 9mm, 82 grams of marijuana, 4 grams (more…)