A Southwest Ranches man who played a key role in what prosecutors say was the biggest pharmaceutical drug theft in U.S. history faces as much as 10 years in federal prison when he is sentenced today. Read Article
By Keith Goble, Land Line state legislative editor
A bill on the move at the Mississippi statehouse would dole out stiff punishment for truck, rail or container cargo thieves.
The House Judiciary B Committee voted on Thursday, Jan. 29, to advance a bill that would establish cargo theft as a specific offense and impose felony charges with escalating fines and punishment based on the value of goods. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Massengill, R-Hickory Flat, HB1263 mirrors a 2014 Georgia law. Read Article