Blog Posts in August, 2009

Utah Passes Strict Texting While Driving Law

A new Utah law makes the penalties for texting while driving as serious as the penalties for DUI if someone is injured. The anti-texting law was passed after two men were killed by a driver who was ...

Alabama Man Charged with Enticing an 8-Year-Old Girl

A 45-year-old Alabama man has been arrested after he allegedly enticed an 8-year-old girl into his apartment, where he reportedly hugged and kissed her in an inappropriate manner. John Wayne Vickery ...

Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of 2,700 Pirated DVDs

A routine traffic stop for speeding in North Carolina resulted in the discovery of more than 2,700 pirated DVDs. According to Maj. Randy Jones of the Alamance County Sheriff's Department, a car ...

Levin & Zeiger LLP becomes a member of Find a Criminal Defense Attorney

Levin & Zeiger LLP has become a member of Find a Criminal Defense Attorney. We are pleased to inform you that Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer, Levin & Zeiger LLP, has become a member of our ...

Dash Baker Farrow, LLP becomes a member of Find a Criminal Defense Attorney

Dash Baker Farrow, LLP has become a member of Find a Criminal Defense Attorney. We are pleased to inform you that Moorestown Criminal Defense Lawyer, Dash Baker Farrow, LLP, has become a member of our ...

Toxicology Report Finds Lethal Levels of Propofol in Michael Jackson's Body

CNN is reporting that Michael Jackson had lethal levels of propofol, a powerful anesthetic, in his blood when he died. According to court documents, Los Angeles coroner Dr. Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran ...

Reality Cast Member of "Hammertime" Charged with Rape

Police are reporting that Marvin Grant, the cousin of MC Hammer, was been officially charged with raping a 40 year old woman. Grant is well-known for appearing on MC Hammer's new reality TV show, ...

Florida CFO Sentenced for Tax Evasion

The former Chief Financial Officer for Florida Design magazine, Harvey Fein (68), was recently sentenced to 2 years in prison for tax evasion. Fein allegedly embezzled $1.5 million from his former ...

Shoplifter Arrested for 61st Time

In Chicago, a shoplifter who has been arrested 60 times pled guilty to his latest charge. 86 year old Ella Orko was arrested most recently after she tried to steal wrinkle cream along with a few other ...

Mother Charged with Neglect for Leaving Baby in Hot Car

A woman in West Virginia has been charged with child neglect with injury and shoplifting after leaving her 9-month-old baby in a hot car while she went into a Wal-Mart store and shoplifted. According ...

Mother Charged with Child Neglect in Florida

In Stuart, Florida, police are reporting that they recently charged a mother with child neglect. According to a filed affidavit, the mother supposedly allowed her to children to roam through a video ...

4 L.A. Gang Members Arrested for Vandalism

In Los Angeles, police have arrested 4 reputed members of a local gang who are believed to have caused over $50,000 in vandalism. The destruction of property supposedly occurred during the Lakers' NBA ...

4 Charged In Slain Michigan Doctor's Death

Four people have been charged in connection with the murder of a retired Michigan doctor who died after stumbling into a Detroit restaurant with multiple bleeding wounds. Two men and two women are ...

Group Raises Money for Domestic Violence Awareness

In Charleston, a group by the name of YWCA tried to raise money today for domestic violence awareness. The group, which is comprised of women who wore their absolute finest to the fundraiser, tries to ...

Tilden Law becomes a member of Find a Criminal Defense Attorney

Tilden Law has become a member of Find a Criminal Defense Attorney. We are pleased to inform you that Winter Park Criminal Defense Lawyer, Tilden Law, has become a member of our criminal defense ...

Inmate Hides Gun Under Flabs of Fat

A Texas inmate weighing more than 500 pounds is facing criminal charges after he brought a pistol into both city and county jail by hiding it under flabs of his own skin. According to Police spokesman ...

5 Employees Charged with Embezzlement in Mississippi

In Jackson, Mississippi, 5 employees of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) have been arrested and charged with embezzlement, fraudulently obtaining public funds, making false entries ...

OC Teen Convicted of Murder in Fatal DUI Accident Case

An Orange County teenager has been convicted of second degree murder for killing a 16-year-old girl while driving drunk and without a license. Milad Moulayi, 18, was convicted of one felony count of ...

Los Angeles School District Employee Faces Child Molestation Charges

In Los Angeles, California, a L.A. Unified School District Employee was arrested this past Tuesday. Police report that 39 year old Forrest Stobbe was accused of sexually assaulting a 10 year old ...

Nursing Home Worker Charged for Beating Elderly Resident

A nursing home worker in Lufkin, Texas has been arrested and charged for beating a 77-year-old resident at the nursing home. Johnetta Dashaw Phillips of Castle Pines Nursing Home has been charged with ...

Former Executive to Pay $15 Million Settlement for Accounting Fraud

Just announced in Washington by U.S. authorities, former executive of AIG, Maurice "Hank" Greenberg has agreed to pay a $15 million settlement. Greenberg agreed to pay the multi-million dollar ...

Reduced Sentence for Executive Convicted for Insider Trading

Recently, an appeals court agreed to reduce the sentence for Joseph P. Nacchio, the former executive of Qwest Communications International. Nacchio had been convicted of 19 counts of insider trading ...

North Carolina Thief Steals $7,000 worth of Bras

A most interesting theft crimes case has been reported in Gastonia, North Carolina. According to news sources, police are currently trying to track down a thief that stole from a Victoria's Secret ...

Woman Charged in Murder of Nazi Holocaust Survivor

A woman in Bronx, New York has been arrested for the murder and robbery of an 89-year-old Nazi concentration camp survivor. A man is still at large for his involvement in the crime. According to the ...