David Casals

ARRESTED: Criminal Defense Attorney David Casals Charged With Drug Smuggling

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Attorney Allegedly Attempted To Smuggle Drugs Into Palm Beach County Jail.

David Casals
David Casals, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office just arrested David Casals, a well-known criminal defense attorney in Palm Beach County and Broward County. Police claim he attempted to smuggle drugs into the Palm Beach County Jail.

From PBSO in a just-released (1:42 p.m.) media advisory: “David Casals, who practices in Palm Beach and Broward Counties, was charged with attempting to smuggle documents, saturated in cocaine, disguised as legal documents in to the Palm Beach County Jail. After an extensive investigation, testing, interviews and search warrants, detectives were able to procure an arrest warrant for Attorney Casals on the following charges:

Trafficking Cocaine, FSS 893.135(1B), 1st Degree Felony; Delivery of Cocaine, FSS 893.13 (1)(A)(1)                                                         2nd Degree Felony; Introduction of Contraband into a County Facility, FSS 951.22 3rd Degree Felony

Today, Attorney Casals turned himself into the PBC Jail.  He was booked on the charges above and bonded out ($ 58,000).”

It was not immediately clear who Casals has retained as his criminal defense attorney.

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