Fort Payne Crime

Fort Payne Crime

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  • Three people arested for alleged child sodomy

    Monday Jan 11 | via MarionCountyMessenger.com 

    A story is developing out of Fort Payne where authorities have arrested three people in connection to a sexual assault involving a child under the age of 12. Details are limited but here is what News 12 has been able to confirm so far: Donald Thomason, Renae Kenyon and Emanuel Miguel are all facing first degree sodomy charges. Thomason and Kenyon were arrested on Friday and Miguel was picked up Sunday.

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Fort Payne Law

How difficult is it to get a dui trial postponed for 6 months after initial court date?
The reason behind this question is two things...1) It will give me more time to come up with the finances. 2) I am on unsuprivised probation until April 2015. I would like to be off that before the trial.
The criminal justice system will not be bending to suit your needs. Sorry, but you do not get what you want for the...
In regard to my recent dui, should I hire an attorney that practices in the city/county or an out of county attorney?
I have heard different opinions in this matter. I know of an attorney that has a great reputation but works 120 miles away from the city in which I was arrested. I was also told that an attorney that works often with in the jurisdiction that I was arrested would generally bring better results.
It can help to know the local system and the players. However, an out of jurisdiction attorney can find out a lot of...
Can I go to DMV and get a license before they suspend it after DUI
Got DUI, cops took license but it won't be suspended for another 30 days. Can I go to dmv and get another one?
Not without breaking the law: When you go to the DMV, you have to sign a statement that you have not been arrested for...
I missed my court date in fort payne alabama for a dui. I had a court appointed attorney which i did not make use of.
Would hiring an attorney help me resolve my case. Or will I more than likely have to serve jail time for missing the sentence.
If you missed court then a warrant was likely issued for your arrest. This does not mean you will serve jail time on...
He never seen me driving when he pulled up I was out of the car. Can he still prosecute me for driving taking my prescribed meds
I was arrested for DUI in Dothan, Alabama today and before I was arrested I hit a curb and it flatten my tire and bent my rom well I stopped and a cop pulled up and the first thing he asked me was have I had anything to drink. I was angry he asked this, then he wanted a breathalyzer test which I passed and he said I looked like I was under the influence of some kind of drug and I said I don't do drugs or drink the only drug I do is the medication I have to take then he wanted me to do the horizontal gaze and walk nine steps with feet in front of one another and I don't have good balance I weigh almost 250lbs, but he arrested me anyway and charged me with DUI. I'm prescribed Xanax and methadone and he told me that as long as I'm legally prescribed those meds it's ok he says.
Yes you can be prosecuted for DUI of a prescribed drug. Just because you are prescribed them does not mean that you can...
What forms will I need to file for to begin the process
I have been a resident of Alabama since Dec. 18, 2013. I received my 3rd DUI conviction in Dec, 2012, within a 10 year period in the state of Pennsylvania. Where I completed & graduated from DUI Court and will soon be completed my maximum probation term of 5 yrs. I am seeking advice in applying for a hardship driver license for work. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you
There is no such thing as a "hardship" driver license in the state of Alabama. Either one holds a driver license or...
Is it legal for a case to sit on appeal almost four years?
I was arrested for DUI in 2011. Went to in front of judge in April 2012, was convicted even though I didn't blow. I immediately appealed and have heard nothing for almost four years. Just notified of court date. This happened in Blount county Alabama, where the good ole' boy system is in full swing.
If you're not represented, you should consult with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The length of delay...