Criminal Defense Law Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Open Carry, Funding Likely Police Issues Next Legislative SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo and Austin Police Association President Kenneth Casaday speak with state Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, right, on Feb. 12, 2015, at the Texas Capitol. Within hours of the recent ambush killings of five Dallas police officers - and again 10 days later, when three Baton Rouge officers were killed - messages of respect and support for law enforcement coursed through the nation's social media, filled the airwaves and prompted countless press releases.

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  2. Hearing for Wood County sheriff's deputy Cory Six continued due to errorRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Due to a scheduling mistake, a pre-trial hearing in the case of a Wood County sheriff's deputy has been delayed. Cory Six was to appear for the hearing in Wood County Magistrate Court; however, the special prosecutor in the case, Ritchie County Prosecutor Steve Jones, did not appear.

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  3. Jury Found Defendant Guilty of Abusing his Authority by Retaliating Against a CivilianRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    A former deputy with the Bullitt County, Kentucky, Sheriff's Office was convicted today by a federal jury of two counts of willfully depriving a Bullitt County resident of his constitutional rights under color of law, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn Jr. of the Western District of Kentucky. The evidence presented at trial established that Matthew Corder, of Louisville, Kentucky, abused his authority as a sworn law enforcement officer by retaliating against a Bullitt County resident who insulted him.

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  4. Restitution hearing under way in welfare fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Union

    The co-defendant in a case involving the sale of counterfeit gold to more than 30 mostly elderly victims was in court Friday for a restitution hearing involving welfare fraud. Shara Elaine Daly had been arrested with her partner, Gregory Arnoldi, a Grass Valley gold dealer charged with dozens of counts of possessing and selling counterfeit gold and financial elder abuse.

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  5. Ramsay wants to crack down on graffitiRead the original story

    Yesterday | KeysNews.com

    It is not uncommon for the sheriff to carry paint in the trunk of his sheriff's car and stop and paint over graffiti he randomly stumbles across. He is a longtime supporter of a form of law enforcement called the "broken window" approach.

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  6. Justice Department charges three in $1 billion Medicare fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    The Justice Department on Friday unsealed charges in its largest-ever criminal health-care-fraud case, charging three individuals with using a network of doctors, hospitals and health-care providers across South Florida to improperly bill more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Philip Esformes, the owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities, was the project's mastermind, the indictment alleged.

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  7. OK, maybe reality is not so dire, says local Trump supporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    All this apocalyptic political talk about lawlessness and waves of immigrant criminals doesn't match the reality on the ground. Donald Trump's most outspoken local defender talks about where this vision of crippled America is coming from.

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  8. Blotter: July 23, 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Edward Scott Mize, 45, of Grand Junction, was arrested Thursday after he allegedly attempted to strangle a woman during a fight. Mize was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault, second-degree assault with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief, domestic violence and contempt of court.

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  9. Postal inspector proceeds with attempt to suppress evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The city's police chief testified Friday that upon being pulled over, a federal postal inspector suspected of hiring a prostitute at a Sycamore spa showed officers his government credentials and asked for a “professional courtesy.” Dean Kowalefski, 51, of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, was charged in June 2015 with soliciting a prostitute after police said employees at Spa One in Sycamore identified him in a photograph and said he gave a spa employee money in exchange for a sex act . The man's attorney has argued police performed an unlawful search and seizure and arrested Kowalefski without a valid warrant while he was not committing a crime.

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  10. Texas investigates violent traffic arrest of black teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The authorities in Austin, Texas, were investigating a year-old encounter in which a black female driver was dragged from her car and thrown to the ground twice by a white police officer. A second officer was also under investigation for telling the driver, an elementary-school teacher, that white people were sometimes wary of black people because of their "violent tendencies."

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  11. Elijah Brown pleads guilty in frying-pan assault in GloversvilleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Elijah P. Brown, 24, formerly of 13 N. Water St., pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted assault, a felony, in front of Fulton County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye, according to a news release from Acting Fulton County District Attorney Chad Brown. Elijah Brown is expected to receive 13 years in state prison with five years of post-release supervision, according to the news release.

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  12. Abuse charge dropped in Tucker County sippy cup caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    A Tucker County Circuit Court judge dismissed charges against a Tucker County woman indicted for allegedly striking an 8-year-old with a sippy cup.

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  13. Former gang members aim to help communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sea Coast Echo

    As police continue their investigation into the recent deadly shootings of two Hancock County natives, friends give a rare look into their world. Former gang members Matthew 'SIR Twig' Spooner and Jeremy 'Huggies' Fountain were recently found dead, both with gunshots to the back of the head.

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  14. Sabres' Kane Faces ChargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Sabres forward Evander Kane was arrested by Buffalo police Friday, and faces numerous charges for allegedly grabbing three women by the neck, hair and arms during an altercation at a downtown bar last month.

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  15. Rape victim jailed after breakdown files lawsuit in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, a mother, who wished not to be identified, stands in Cypress, Texas, with a picture of her mentally ill daughter who was raped and then jailed after she had a psychological breakdown on the witness stand while testifying against her attacker. They are now suing Harris County and the county's law enforcement agencies for jailing her over the Christmas holidays.

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  16. Black Texas woman seeks unity as white officers investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texarkana Gazette

    In this July 19, 2016 photo, Breaion King is overcome with emotion as she describes being pulled from her car and thrown to the ground by an Austin police officer during a traffic stop in 2015, during an interview at her attorney, Erica Grigg's office in Austin, Texas. Patrol car video publicly released Thursday, July 21, 2016, shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing King to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and whites are justifiably afraid.

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  17. Former coroner investigator's OT suit to continueRead the original story

    Yesterday | Salem News

    The overtime compensation lawsuit brought by a former coroner's investigator will be allowed to continue after the judge allowed two of the five claims to go forward. The ruling was issued this month by visiting Judge Richard Reinbold in the lawsuit filed by Brian Fullum against his former boss, county coroner Dr. William Graham Jr. and county commissioners.

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  18. Woman sentenced to 7 years in prison for arson, theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salem News

    Dana Duffield, the woman who set fire to homes in Wellsville and stole items in Lisbon, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Friday morning to seven years in prison. "I'm truly sorry for what I did, and I know in my heart God will forgive me, and I just pray you will give me a lesser sentence," Duffield said to Judge C. Ashley Pike adding later.

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  19. Miami Attorney Charged with Insurance Fraud and Grand TheftRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Department of Financial Services' Division of Investigative and Forensic Services today announced the recent arrest of Miami attorney, Anett Lopez, 42, for her involvement in a personal injury protection fraud scheme that accounted for nearly $1.5 million in financial loss. Lopez allegedly filed numerous lawsuits demanding payment for treatment of patients at Care Resources Group, LLC, a PIP clinic in Miami that fraudulently operated under a straw ownership.

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  20. Kaine's crime-busting past may hurt Clinton's outreach to blacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Both Hillary Clinton and her running mate Senator Tim Kaine will have to prove to the African-American community their stance on crime fighting. Democrat Hillary Clinton's pick of Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate could hamper her efforts to reach out to African-American voters because of Kaine's past embrace of crime-fighting strategies that have driven up the U.S. prison population and are unpopular in the black community.

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