Deerfield Beach, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: is it legal for a police officer on the phone to pretend that he is a woman who is in sever pain and ask my son to bring

a pain pill; and then arrest him for for dealing drugs! is this legal? then they searched his apartment. they found more pills lying around. they wanted my son to tell them where he got them. if I tell you he will have me killed. they are going to give him five years in jail. is this legal? am I correct in be living this is a case of " ENTRAPMENT " AND THE CHARGE SHOULD BE DROPPED ?

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Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ocala, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: 38 years of practicing law and having served as a circuit judge in Miami tells me that there is more to this fact pattern than you are sharing...You need to have a long conversation with your lawyer and lay all the cards on the table so that he/she is able to properly assist and advise your son of his circumstances. Based on your version of the " facts" there is not enough information to properly determine whether this is a case of entrapment.

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