Florida Student Charged with Felony and Marijuana

Ruben Lopez, 19, was arrested by University of South Florida police and charged with a third-degree felony for disabling a fire alarm as well as misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The USF student was smoking marijuana in his dorm room at Beta Hall and disabled the alarm in his room so he could get away with smoking drugs. Police searched the room after the arrest and found a marijuana joint in Lopez’s furniture drawer. Bail is set at $7500 for Lopez.


Drugs from cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine, LSD, marijuana, or any other controlled substance are typical cases handled by Attorney Ralph Behr in the course of his work week at the county and federal courthouses. His Fort Lauderdale law offices are located down the street from the Fort Lauderdale courthouse and are accessible every day of the week from 8am to 6pm. Please call and schedule your appointment with Attorney Behr himself.