Tag: Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer

Using Controversial Law, Prosecutors Charge Two Miami Men With Murder for Dealing Fentanyl

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America's drug war is still here and still going strong. Today Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced her office had persuaded a grand jury to indict two fentanyl dealers for first-degree murder after they allegedly sold opiates to a user who died. Rundle's office said Karl Schmidt, age 21, and David Cash, age 52, had peddled the drug to David Calle, who overdosed. Charges like this are controversial in... [...]

Savvy businessman or sloppy lobbyist? Ex-city attorney’s job-shopping tactics questioned

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Jose Smith, the former city attorney from Miami Beach — and then North Miami Beach — is contract shopping in Miami-Dade municipalities on behalf of Bryant Miller Olive, where he was recently hired to lead its new full-service municipal government practice. The longtime government operator has leveraged his many Miami-area contacts in recent months to informally angle for new contracts and city attorney positions in at least North Bay... [...]

Family considers taking legal action after Miami-Dade cop charged in man’s death

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HIALEAH, Fla. - The wife of a man killed in a car crash involving a Miami-Dade police officer spoke to reporters Thursday, a day after the officer was arrested. Prosecutors allege that the officer's actions resulted in the death of Emilio Vizcaino, who was driving down a dark southwest Miami- Dade roadway around 1:30 a.m. March 6. Eileen Avalos fought back tears as she described her late husband. "He was an excellent father, a... [...]

Sylvester Stallone Investigated For Sex Crime « CBS Miami

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Sylvester Stallone, the star of such films as "Rocky" and "Rambo," is under investigation for a sex crime by the Los Angeles District Attorney's office. Source: www.miami.cbslocal.com Sylvester Stallone Accused In Sexual Assault Case MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – Sylvester Stallone, the star of such films as “Rocky” and “Rambo,” is under investigation for a sex crime by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office. The Santa Monica Police... [...]

Bond Increased For Four Men Charged With Hate Crime « CBS Miami

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Four men charged with a hate crime in connection with an attack on a gay couple on Miami Beach are back in custody after a judge raised their bond. Source: www.miami.cbslocal.com Bond Increased For Four Men Charged With Hate Crime MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Four men charged with a hate crime in connection with an attack on a gay couple on Miami Beach are back in custody after a judge raised their bond. In court Friday morning, the judge... [...]