A bizarre incident led to tragedy in Rockland County on the afternoon of Feb. 20 after a man was accused of running over a family with his car. New York police apprehended the 35-year-old man following a standoff outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store in Haverstraw. The man is charged with murder, with several more charges expected to be filed at a later time. Reportedly, he has retained criminal defense counsel.
When faced with a criminal charge, the manner in which you choose to address it will likely depend on the exact allegations made against you. Because each state often views various crimes differently, having as much information as possible on your predicament could make a substantial difference in how you choose to defend against the charges.
A man was arrested at Kennedy Airport after an alleged attempt to travel to Pakistan to join a terrorist group, according to U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman. The 29-year-old man was apprehended in New York and now faces serious federal charges pertaining to this alleged attempt. It is unclear at this time whether the man has retained criminal defense representation to support him in the upcoming case.
A man accused of transporting some 60 pounds of marijuana has been taken into custody, according to state officials. The 34-year-old man, who hails from Brooklyn, New York, was arrested on Feb. 8 after a routine traffic stop. He is currently being held without bail at a correctional facility and was due to appear for arraignment in Third Division Court on Feb. 11. While the report did not clarify whether he had retained criminal defense counsel at this time, he is legally mandated to be represented when he faces arraignment and for the duration of the criminal trial.
A man from Tuscarora is in custody following a tragic snowmobile accident that claimed the life of his wife. New York law enforcement has charged the man with felony driving while intoxicated as well as several other charges. He is currently in a county jail without bail awaiting a trial date, where he will be represented by a criminal defense attorney.