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March 2014 Archives

Florida man charged with driving a bicycle while drunk

A Boca Raton man who ran a red light and hit a car while riding a bicycle in the early hours of the morning was allegedly drunk at the time of the incident. Police arrested the man after chasing him down and noting signs of intoxication, including slurred speech, the smell of alcohol, and failure to satisfactorily perform two sobriety tests. He also reportedly refused to take a breathalyzer test. Now, he faces DUI and other criminal charges.

Bieber says poor sobriety test performance partly due to foot fracture

Readers who follow pop culture have heard about Justin Bieber’s recent troubles, including an arrest in Florida on charges of driving under the influence and other offenses. Police apparently reported that Bieber performed poorly on various sobriety tests. According to officers, he was swaying and had leg tremors during one test.

Former NFL athlete charged with rape in five states

Former NFL athlete Darren Sharper, as some of our readers may have heard, is currently in a lot of legal trouble. Earlier this week, a judge in California ruled that Sharper is to remain incarcerated based on allegations that he raped two women in the state of Arizona. In total, he is being investigated for a total of five rapes, one of which allegedly occurred in Florida.

High court to rule in cell phone search cases

Search and seizure issues are important to explore when putting together a criminal defense case. This is especially true for cases involving drug crimes. Police are bound by numerous rules when it comes to conducting searches, and when they violate these rules, it can weaken prosecution’s case when the defendant is successful in removing evidence obtained illegally by police.

10 Things to Know about Colorado marijuana Laws

CNN recently provided some important information about the new Colorado recreational marijuana laws. While the recreational use of marijuana is legal in the state there are still important aspects that you must know to stay within the bounds of the law including legal amounts, out of states buyers etc...

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