The feeling of cold metal surrounds your wrists, and you feel as though you are dreaming. Unfortunately, the sound of a police officer reading your Miranda rights, coupled with the red and blue flashing lights in the background, tell you otherwise. Unfortunately, you are being arrested for an alleged drug crime -- your worst nightmare.
A 37-year-old Staten Island resident is under arrest after being accused of a hate crime, according to local news. New York authorities arrested the man for his alleged connection to the beating of an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn. If he is convicted, he could face serious jail time, but he will be represented in court by a criminal defense attorney.
A 28-year-old operator of a limousine business has found himself charged with homicide after a crash that took the lives of 20 people on Oct. 6. The man, who operates the service in New York State, is being charged by prosecutors for the crash, which they say was caused by negligent maintenance. The man's criminal defense representation has come out strongly against these charges, saying that the client is unequivocally not guilty.
Famous rapper Cardi B is in hot water after being fingered in an alleged assault at a nightclub, according to some sources. New York police say the rapper, born Belcalis Almánzar, surrendered to authorities following the alleged incident. It is not clear from the report at this time whether she has retained criminal defense counsel.
A man was arrested in the Town of Avoca and now faces felony drug charges, according to local sources. The New York State Police confirmed that a Sept. 26 traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a 26-year-old man, who was placed in custody at a county jail. It is unclear whether he has retained criminal defense counsel at this time, and no court date has been announced.