Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Prosecutors say Brammeier made his displeasure with co-resident Timothy Gomez over the drug transaction clear by bludgeoning him with a Mag-Lite flashlight. He left the scene, then returned long enough to steal all the money in the dying man’s pockets. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The Radostis — Mom, Dad and son Warren — were among 22 people arrested on suspicion of illegally growing marijuana over the span of about a month. The location: a town with a reputation of being pot-friendly — although that may be changing. Westword has the story.
Amongst the worst places to base your drug dealing business: a cop’s house. Even if that cop is your own father
Just ask Tyler Palmer. The 20-year-old son of a Miami-Dade Police major was busted earlier this month for dealing drugs out of his family’s home.
The investigation was carried out by the Professional Compliance Bureau, also known as internal affairs. The bureau specifically deals in cases of police misconduct, indicating that this wasn’t a random happenstance. They knew they were dealing with an officer’s son.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: At first, authorities who discovered the two men whose bodies were found in a burning truck had been the victims of a terrible traffic accident. But more investigation revealed that they’d been dead before being incinerated — and before long, Pinney and others involved in what’s thought to have been a drug deal went wrong were under the microscope. Westword has the story.
Kevin Gibson has just half a beard. He also had a full stash of marijuana with an intent to sell, police say.
The combination of those two factors — plus the fact that Gibson spent the stoner holiday 4/20 in jail for his alleged misdeeds — means the 58-year-old Miamian has given birth to the latest viral South Florida booking photo.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Bartmess, who was bipolar and used meth to self-medicate, was horrifically abused by five people — three men, two women. One of the latter posted on Facebook, “I fucking hate my life,” and when she was sentenced for her role in the heinous crimes, it didn’t get any better. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Rodriguez was among nine Florida men to travel to Colorado and start illegal pot grows — meaning ones that aren’t authorized by the state, which has legalized recreational marijuana sales under strict regulations. See photos of the huge haul here. Westword has the story.