Escambia County, FL (November 15, 2018) – In Escambia County, which embraces such cities as Pensacola and Ferry Pass, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on multiple drug charges.

31-year-old Charles McDowell was highlighted as a fugitive on television for fleeing, eluding, and violation of probation. McDowell was caught and charged with a variety of crimes such as fleeing and eluding from police, possession of meth, possession of cocaine, intent to sell and manufacture for a variety of drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drugs without a prescription, possession of drug entrapment, and more.

As of now, McDowell is currently in Jail with a $57,000 bond.

Escambia County Drug Crime Laws

Escambia County, FL – Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges in EscambiaThough drug crimes do not always carry the same penalties as violent penalties would, they are still extremely serious. Law enforcement officials are always working to keep drugs off the streets, which is why they uphold the law so seriously to ensure that the public is kept from harm. If you have been accused of a drug crime, you might find that your penalties are treated severely under the law, as drug crimes are the cause of many deaths every year. In fact, Governor Scott recently signed an Executive Order to declare the opioid epidemic as a Public Health Emergency across the state.

We stand up for the rights of many people who have been charged with serious crimes across all of Florida at Musca Law, where your outcome is extremely important to us. If you have been accused of a serious crime, we understand how scary this can be for you initially and we want to do everything possible to help our clients get the best legal help out there. Let us help you receive the outcomes you deserve in your case. Contact us today at (888) 484-5057 for more information.

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