Category Archives: Criminal Defense

Mother accused of murdering daughter continues legal fight against child’s dad | Miami Herald

Tina Farrington, though in jail custody awaiting trial for murder, appeared in family court Tuesday in domestic-violence case against former boyfriend.Source: www.miamiherald.com   Mom accused of dumping dead daughter in trash fights to keep dad, a cop, from other childTina Farrington is facing life behind bars for allegedly smothering her young daughter and dumping the body in a trash bin – Continue Reading...

Trial starts for man accused of murdering Miami punk musician Luis Salgar | Miami Herald

Trial began Thursday for the suspected burglar who killed Louis Salgar, a guitarist and bartender shot to death inside his Miami house in June 2014.Source: www.miamiherald.com   The gun was bought for protection. An intruder used it to murder a popular punk musicianLouis Salgar and his two roommates were living the Miami life. The 29-year-old played guitar for a punk band Continue Reading...

Wife allegedly beaten by defense attorney takes stand in trial – NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida

The wife of well-known criminal defense attorney David Brener took the witness stand to shed light on accusations against her husband on the second day of his trial.Source: www.nbc-2.com   Wife allegedly beaten by defense attorney takes stand in trialThe wife of well-known criminal defense attorney David Brener took the witness stand to shed light on accusations against her husband on Continue Reading...

Washington defense attorney, facing disciplinary action for alleged misconduct, gives up law license | Tri-City Herald

John R. Crowley has given up his law license to avoid disciplinary action after multiple findings of alleged misconduct by the Washington State Bar Association. His resignation was effective Sept. 18.Source: www.tri-cityherald.com   Accused of misconduct, criminal defense attorney quits practiceA criminal defense attorney whose Tri-City cases included several homicides and serious assaults has given up his law license after several Continue Reading...

Gallup survey: 7 in 10 Americans believe crime increased from previous year – UPI.com

Seventy percent of Americans believe there is more crime than last year, according to a Gallup survey.Source: www.upi.com  Gallup survey: 7 in 10 Americans believe crime increased from previous yearWASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) — Seventy percent of Americans believe there is more crime than last year, according to a Gallup survey.Conversely, 20 percent responded there is less crime, according to Continue Reading...

New Federal Guidelines For Computer Crime Law Do Nothing To Reign In Prosecutorial Overreach Under Notoriously Vague Statue | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Source: www.eff.org   New Federal Guidelines For Computer Crime Law Do Nothing To Reign In Prosecutorial Overreach Under Notoriously Vague StatueShould prosecutors have the ability to take advantage of unclear laws to bring charges for behavior far beyond the problem Congress was trying to address? We don’t think so. When not carefully limited, criminal laws give prosecutors too much power to Continue Reading...

Gulping 53 sacks of cocaine makes bellyful of trouble for Polish man at Miami airport | Miami Herald

Source: www.miamiherald.com Gulping 53 sacks of cocaine makes bellyful of trouble for Polish man at Miami airportWhen a Polish man collapsed at Miami International Airport, he was rushed to the hospital — where doctors removed half a kilo of cocaine from his belly. That’s more than a pound of the illegal drug.In all, surgeons found 53 small rubber sacks inside Continue Reading...

3 teens hurt in Miami Gardens shooting – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Three teenagers were transported to the hospital after a shooting erupted in Miami Gardens, Thursday afternoon.According to Miami Gardens Police, the shooting took place at around 1:30 p.m., in broad daylight, along Northwest 46th Avenue and Northwest 191st Terrace.Once officials arrived to the scene, the subject responsible had fled. It is unclear whether the subject got away in a vehicle Continue Reading...

Police sergeant found guilty after stealing gasoline – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Police sergeant found guilty after stealing gasolineA jury found a Miami-Dade Police sergeant guilty, Wednesday, for stealing gasoline intended only for use in his police cruiser.Miami-Dade Police Sergeant Emil Lugo was convicted of stealing the gas and using it to fill up his wife’s car.Lugo will remain out of jail while he awaits sentencing, which could result in as much Continue Reading...
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