Category: Criminal Defense

Arrested While on Probation

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Probation is a type of sentence that the judge could give you in court so that you don't have to spend time in jail after being convicted of criminal charges. While on probation, there are certain rules that you'll need to follow. You can discuss these details with Coral Gables criminal defense attorney so that you better understand the fees that you might have to pay as well as how often you'll need to meet with your probation officer. In... [...]

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... [...]

Teen shot in back over weed deal gone bad

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16 year old set up meeting over Instagram with ‘Weed Connoisseur’ DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Two teens are charged with murder after police say they fatally shot a 16-year-old in the back over a marijuana sale. Lacharles Jean sent an Instagram message to an account named “Weed Connoisseur” and later headed to the parking lot of a Deerfield Beach condominium to get the drugs, according to the Broward Sheriff’s office. The... [...]

New details discovered about men found with Gillum in South Beach hotel room

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A Democratic party star is facing questions about being alone and inebriated in a Mondrian South Beach Hotel room with a friend who once purported to be “a pornstar performer” online and who ended up hospitalized over a suspected drug overdose. It all began when Aldo Mejias, a 56-year-old unlicensed physician, who lives near Coral Gables, was so afraid for Travis Dyson’s life that he was forced to call 911. In a Rent Men... [...]

10 Arrested in Alleged Social Media Scam Targeting Celebrities & Wealthy Victims

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A network of 10 people were arrested Tuesday after detectives discovered an alleged social media scam that targeted wealthy victims. Investigators from multiple agencies called the case Operation Growing Pains, which lead to the arrest of this alleged racketeering enterprise that dealt with thousands of dollars in stolen goods, jewelry and cash.  Police say Xandi Garcia was the key person behind the organized crime operation. Garcia... [...]