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May 2014 Archives

Domestic argument leads to serious charge for Volusia County man

It is no secret that family arguments can get out of control, and sometimes police are called to the scene to investigate. A Volusia County man is facing a serious criminal charge after a recent argument with his stepson. Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured in the altercation.

2-year investigation in Daytona leads to arrests, convictions

Drug charges can dramatically affect the lives of the accused in a variety of ways. Even if someone is acquitted of serious drug charges, the impact of the allegations can reverberate for years to come. Individuals charged with drug-related offenses should learn all they can about minimizing the negative consequences.

More fraud charges in connection with South Florida health clinic

Allegations of white collar crime are rarely as simple as prosecutors would have us believe, and these cases can drag on for some time because of their complexity. Sometimes an investigation pulls in innocent parties only tangentially related to the case. Such issues may arise after the arrest of four individuals with ties to a South Florida mental health facility.

Legislation would change sentencing for juveniles in Florida

Several years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the state of Florida to change the way it sentences juveniles who have been convicted of serious offenses, including murder and other violent crimes. The high court said that juveniles should not receive the same life-long sentences handed down to adults.

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