A driver for popular ride-sharing program Uber is in legal trouble following allegations that he may have sexually assaulted a passenger. The 26-year-old driver, based in New York, has been charged with felony first-degree sexual abuse, as well as attempted forcible touching and misdemeanor third-degree assault. There is no word as to whether the man has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
Police in Montauk have taken seriously the complaints of residents regarding the increase in drug trafficking in their hamlet during the summer months. Working with numerous agencies, including the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, local New York police officers claim to have brought down a drug ring that extended across the country and even beyond the U.S. borders. Those charged with involvement in this operation would benefit from a strong criminal defense.
An out-of-state man is in hot water following a traffic stop, according to local sources. New York State Police say they arrested a man for potential drug crimes on Aug. 9. If he is found guilty of the myriad charges filed against him, he could face serious jail time. It is unclear whether the man has retained criminal defense representation at this time.
The chief executive overseeing the massively popular NASCAR sports franchise is in hot water following a traffic stop in Sag Harbor, according to local reports. New York police report they arrested CEO Brian France on Aug. 5 under suspicion of drunk driving. So far, it is unclear whether Mr. France has retained criminal defense representation.
A man accused of assaulting another man during an alleged road rage incident is facing serious charges, according to Brooklyn authorities. New York police say the 46-year-old Queens man has been charged with attempted murder, as well as several other charges, in connection with the incident. He is currently being held against $100,000 bail, and he will be represented by a criminal defense attorney at his preliminary hearing and throughout the trial process.
Three people have been arrested in Bath under suspicion of drug possession, according to local and state police. New York authorities apprehended all three individuals after a routine traffic stop on State Route 54 in Bath. Two of the three have been released and are expected back in court at a later time, while the third remains in a county jail. Each individual will be represented by his or her own criminal defense attorney at their respective hearings.
A viral video was released earlier this month, allegedly showing a man berating a woman for wearing a t-shirt of the Puerto Rican flag. The man is now facing serious charges in a New York court after the initial charges against him were upgraded by the court. He now faces two counts of felony hate crime and, if convicted, could face jail time. No court date has been set, but the man will be represented by a criminal defense attorney throughout the proceedings.
A man in Albany is facing charges after another man was stabbed to death on July 5. New York authorities arrested the 21-year-old who is believed to have committed the murder. The man has been arraigned and is being represented by a criminal defense attorney moving forward into his trial. He has yet to enter a plea.
A 22-year-old Columbia University student who made a name for himself fighting child sex abuse now finds himself charged with similar crimes. The man has been charged with numerous child porn charges as well as several other serious sex abuse charges. If he is found guilty, he could get 50 years in prison for one charge and a further 10 years on the other. He has retained New York criminal defense counsel, who has argued against his viability as a flight risk and a danger to the community.
Prosecutors in Manhattan have charged three men, all of whom are suspected of being members of a notorious Bronx motorcycle gang, after a suspected cryptocurrency-based heist. New York prosecutors have charged all three men after they allegedly lured a 35-year-old millionaire into a fake Uber before kidnapping him back in 2017. Each individual is being held against $50,000 bail, and all three have retained criminal defense counsel.