Three teenagers have recently been arrested and accused of multiple crimes following an alleged string of automobile thefts in New York. All three face numerous charges, including grand larceny and criminal trespassing, the penalties for which are severe if a conviction is obtained. Those accused of similar crimes might choose to prepare for legal proceedings by seeking guidance from a criminal defense attorney.
Upon initiating a stop for a traffic violation, a police officer may request to search the vehicle, perhaps especially if he or she becomes suspicious of criminal activity. While in some cases a search may be uneventful, in others, a person could be facing criminal charges should the officer claim to uncover the presence of illegal drugs. A 27-year-old man has been arrested and is facing drug charges following a recent traffic stop in New York.
In areas of dense population, many individuals may choose to travel via alternative forms of transportation, such as a bicycle. With much less in the way of protective barriers, cyclists and drivers both have a duty of care to follow to prevent a dangerous accident. A man has been arrested and accused of DUI after a recent collision in New York where he allegedly struck four cyclists, leaving one in critical condition.
Facing allegations of violence and abuse can be a stressful and daunting process. Those accused of similar crimes may find it beneficial to prepare for legal proceedings by focusing on their defense. A 61-year-old man in New York has recently lost his job after he was arrested and accused of domestic violence for the second time in the past 10 months.