Category: Criminal Defense Law

NFL player clears $200,000 bill after arrest at MIA over alleged bad check in las Vegas

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MIAMI – NFL free-agent cornerback Captain Munnerlyn was arrested Friday at Miami International Airport over a Feb. 11 fugitive warrant. Munnerlyn, 32, formerly of the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings, was facing a charge of fraud-insufficient-fund checks in Las Vegas. The warrant was cleared on Monday after Munnerlyn wired $200,000 to The Cosmopolitan in Vegas. According to the arrest form, Munnerlyn lives in Charlotte,... [...]

One NFL player faces charges in Miramar robbery, other won’t

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Prosecutors charge Giants' DeAndre Baker, decline to charge Seahawks' Quinton Dunbar FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was formally charged Friday with four counts of robbery with a firearm in an incident from a May party in Miramar, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz announced. Prosecutors declined to file criminal charges against Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar, citing insufficient... [...]

Police searching for gunman after officers are fired upon in Southwest Miami-Dade

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities are investigating after several officers were shot at in Southwest Miami-Dade, leaving behind a truck riddled with bullets. The search for the shooter is ongoing. According to authorities, the department’s South District Gang Unit, and the Homicide Bureau’s Street Violence Task Force were fired upon around 7:40 p.m. while they were conducting an investigation at the intersection of... [...]

Man arrested in connection with slaying at Dania Beach hotel

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DANIA BEACH, Fla. – The Broward Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused of killing another man over the weekend at a hotel in Dania Beach. Alphonso Washington, 59, was taken into custody early Wednesday morning on charges of murder and violating the terms of his probation. According to BSO, deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue personnel were called to the Rodeway Inn and Suites at 2440 State Road 84 shortly before... [...]

Search and Seizure: Is it Legal on Private Property

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Conducting searches and seizures is a duty the police are allowed to perform if they have a search warrant. However, searches and seizures are partly outlawed because they infringe on the right to privacy. It is important to note however that if a probable cause is shown by a party applying for a search and seizure warrant; then the police can search and seize your property if the warrant is issued. If your property is the subject of a... [...]