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November 2017 Archives

Don't take a charge of lying to the government lying down

If you are facing accusations of lying to a government official, you may understandably be worried about the potential consequences. This type of crime is far from a minor infraction, as it is a felony that can lead to prison time in the event of a conviction.

Criminal defense: New York man charged with murder

The shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Brooklyn has resulted in an arrest, according to police. New York authorities arrested another 20-year-old man after the alleged murder took place. So far, it is unclear whether the accused man has retained criminal defense counsel, and no court date has yet been announced. 

Criminal defense: New York student charged with hate crime

A student at prestigious Cornell University is facing a serious allegation after being accused of committing a hate crime against a black peer, according to the school's report. The 19-year-old student has been charged with assault following an alleged attack New York police believe was racially motivated. The student has retained criminal defense counsel, which has released a statement declaring the student's innocence. 

Criminal defense: Former farm worker charged with murder

A former migrant worker from Guatemala is facing serious charges following the death of his former employer in northern Westchester County. New York state authorities took part in a massive international effort to apprehend the man, believed to have murdered an 83-year-old socialite whose farm he used to work on. It is unclear whether the man has sought criminal defense representation at this time. 

Criminal defense: Rapper faces DUI in New York

A prominent rapper from a neighboring state is facing serious charges after being arrested the morning of Nov. 3. New York police say they have charged Fetty Wap, real name Willie Maxwell II, with DUI and a host of other driving infractions after he was pulled over for allegedly drag racing. It is unclear whether he has retained criminal defense representation at this time or if he is still in police custody.

Criminal defense: Man charged with drunk driving in New York

A man accused of going the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway has been taken into custody, according to local police. New York authorities arrested the out-of-state man and charged him with DUI along with several other charges. It is unknown at this time whether he has retained criminal defense counsel. 

Criminal defense: New York woman faces DWI charges

A woman in upstate New York is accused of being intoxicated behind the wheel with two children in her vehicle, according to local authorities. New York State Police charged the woman after pulling her over on the evening of Oct. 24. It is unknown at this time whether she has retained criminal defense counsel.

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