Former FL legislator arrested on cocaine charges

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A former state legislator, once in trouble with the law, has been arrested again, according to the "Sun Sentinel". Mandy Dawson was taken in at her Daytona Beach home after a drug test showed she had used cocaine.

She had been on probation after pleading guilty to tax evasion. Dawson served 16 years in the Florida House and Senate representing a district stretching from Fort Lauderdale to Palm Beach Gardens.

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