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Indian River Meth Arrest Lawyer
Hiring a Indian River Meth Arrest Lawyer On October 15, Indian River County police stormed a known Vero Beach “drug den” reportedly littered with heroin, prescription pills, methamphetamines, and drug paraphernalia. Ultimately, authorities arrested ten people between the ages of 31 and 66. Alleged violations ranged from probation violations to possession of a legend drug....
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Fort Pierce Child Solicitation Lawyer
Help from a Fort Pierce Child Solicitation Lawyer A recent Treasure Coast police sting, named “Operation Deviant Desire,” has netted eleven men who are now accused of internet crimes and sex offenses. The Volusia County sheriff said the victim is 14 years old. The accused range in age from 19 to 55 and are all...
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Fort Pierce Battery Lawyer
Help from a Fort Pierce Battery Lawyer A Fort Pierce man faces charges after he allegedly beat another man over the head. The man approached the victim and asked him for his shoes. The victim ignored the request. That’s when the man began to beat the victim over the head. The man facing charges has...
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Fort Pierce Federal Arrest Bank Robbery
Police Arrest Woman Accused of Trying to Rob Bank in Fort Pierce An apparently unarmed 18-year-old woman was taken into custody by Fort Pierce police and charged with trying to rob the PNC bank on Virginia Avenue last week. She had been identified by a Crime Stopper tip that was generated by the Fort Pierce...
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Indian River Arrest Criminal Arrest Lawyer
Hiring an Indian River Arrest Criminal Arrest Lawyer Police in Indian River County, Florida recently concluded an investigation on child pornography that had gone on for many months. When it concluded, they arrested a young man in Vero Beach on August 16, 2019 after deputies discovered he had used video games to target young children....
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Indian River criminal lawyer
Indian River Criminal Lawyer Jeffrey H. Garland A 25-year-old Vero Beach man was taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies earlier this week after he allegedly emailed death threats to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. He is accused of threatening to kill several deputies. The man is charged with three counts of writing threats to...
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Indian River drug arrest attorney
Hiring a Qualified Indian River Drug Arrest Attorney We never know what we might do when faced with a particular situation. We like to think we would jump in to help save a life, or stand up for someone in trouble, or even do the right thing when faced with a moral question. Many of...
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Indian River Sex Crimes Attorney
Help from an Indian River Sex Crimes Attorney On July 10, a 56-year-old Vero Beach man who’s been in Indian River County jail for the past 14 months was arrested by members of the Sheriff’s Office. The arrest deals with four additional counts connected to alleged sexual crimes against a child. Those charges involve two...
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Indian River fentanyl arrest lawyer
Indian River Fentanyl Arrest Lawyer Jeffrey H. Garland An investigation that lasted for three months resulted in 12 narcotics arrests by the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation was code named “Operation Dark Source,” and it took down a drug dealer who used the “dark web” to purchase fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine. More than...
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Indian River Child Abuse Attorney
Indian River Child Abuse Attorney Deputies from Indian River County took a 19-year-old Cocoa woman into custody earlier in the week after she was alleged to have made threats against an infant. Deputies at the scene apparently believed that the woman was trying to suffocate the 6-month-old child. They had been searching for her and...
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Indian River Drug Trafficking Attorney
Hiring a Qualified Indian River Drug Trafficking Attorney Following a months-long investigation, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office raided the home of an Indian River County man believed to be a major supplier of narcotics. By the end of the day, the man was charged with more than two dozen felonies and remains in jail...
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Indian River County Criminal Attorney
Indian River County Criminal Attorney For deputies at the Indian River County Sheriff’s Department, April 10, 2019, was business as usual for felony arrests. Not a day goes by without several of them. A 32-year-old Vero Beach man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (MDMA), possession of hyromorphone and possession of dilaudid and...
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Indian River Criminal Defense Attorney
Indian River Criminal Defense Attorney Indian River Criminal Defense Attorney, Jeffrey Garland reports a teen of only 15 years of age was taken into police custody after allegedly committing a violent carjacking against a man, according to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. The victim reported that he was jumped from behind and struck with...
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Indian River Firearm Arrest Lawyer
Indian River Firearm Arrest Lawyer Two local Indian River County men were arrested recently after they took turns shooting at an empty beer box. The men’s ages are 64 and 46. Sheriff’s investigators reported that the two parked a vehicle off of a dirt road near Interstate 95. That’s when they began firing off rounds...
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Indian River marijuana arrest lawyer
Indian River Marijuana Arrest Lawyer Deputies from the Indian River County Sheriff’s Department paid a visit to the home of a 64-year-old man in Fellsmere earlier in the week to find him in his yard “open burning” a pile of marijuana leaves. Although on fire, the marijuana was identified by its odor. Remains of what...
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Indian River Domestic Violence Attorney
Indian River Domestic Violence Attorney The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office has reported that a 27-year-old man from there was arrested late last week after a woman who was at his home had her leg impaled with a steak knife. After being called to the home, deputies reportedly found the victim with the knife stuck...
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Indian River Solicitation Defense Lawyer
A man from the Indian River County area of Florida was recently arrested in connection with a prostitution sting but saw the charge of solicitation dropped against him. The man, who had been arrested for the crime in connection to a spa involved in human trafficking, was wrongly identified by deputies from the Indian River...
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Indian River Methamphetamine Arrest
A 32-year-old man from Indian River was arrested when police discovered a methamphetamine lab in his home in Cheboygan County, Michigan. Evidence of him having manufactured the substance in the recent past was also found. Michigan State Police also searched a shed at the man’s home that revealed equipment used in manufacturing methamphetamine, dangerous waste...
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Indian River Attempted Murder Defense Lawyer
A man is facing a slew of felony charges after law enforcement officers say that he shot another man in the head. The man may work with an Indian River attempted murder defense lawyer to defend against charges of attempted murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle and committing a felony while in possession of a...
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An Indian River County woman is facing felony DUI charges after she allegedly drove a vehicle drunk and caused an accident. The accident cost the woman her hand. Doctors amputated the hand after she sustained serious cuts to her hand in the crash. The woman faces charges of DUI causing bodily injury and DUI causing...
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When a law enforcement deputy heard screams coming from an Indian River County residence, he wasn’t expecting to see a completely naked woman driving a Mercedes-Benz. The woman started her vehicle, headed down the driveway and took to the open road. Now, the woman faces an Indian River County DUI arrest and other charges. Law...
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Police booked a man into the Indian River County Jail on suspicion of theft. Police say that the man tried to break into a plumbing business before taking copper tubing from nearby service trucks. The man waits in jail until he can post a bond for several charges including burglary and theft. The man has...
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A tip from loss prevention personnel at Walmart’s 20th Street store to the Indian County Sheriff’s Department led to the arrest of a dangerous fugitive. The man was suspected of hiding a BB gun in his clothing. He was exiting the store when deputies arrived. A chase ensued. The chase went through a construction site...
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One of South Florida’s up and coming rapper’s, YNW Melly, was arrested on two counts of misdemeanor drug charges. Jail records indicate that Melly, whose legal name is James Maurice Demons, was charged with one count of possession of marijuana not more than 20 grams and possession and/or use of drug equipment. He was booked...
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It appears as if a jewelry store owner in Jensen Beach who was the victim of a robbery won’t be charged after shooting a teen after a robbery. The matter has been referred to prosecutors, but at this point in time, police have no intention of making an arrest. The owner of the jewelry store...
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A 22-year man residing in the 600 block of 24th Place Southwest was arrested by Indian River County Sheriff’s Office earlier this week on a charge of sexual battery. The alleged victim stated that she attempted to push the man away on several different instances once he started making inappropriate physical advances. Ultimately, the victim...
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Video surveillance showed that a man, 36-year-old Barlow Simpson, was kicked and punched nearly 30 times outside a bar in St. Lucie County. According to police records, most of these blows were delivered after he was already unconscious. When the police arrived at Filthy’s Fine Cocktails & Bar around 2 a.m., they discovered Simpson slumped...
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Indain River DUI Manslaughter Attorney
The most common scenario for a motorcycle accident that’s caused by the driver of a passenger vehicle is when that driver makes a left turn in front of the motorcyclist. That’s what happened Indian River County recently when a 64-year-old man who was driving an SUV failed to yield the right-of-way to the driver and...
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A man in Indian River County, Florida was arrested after leading police on a high speed chase on Thursday, November 1, 2018. The entire event was captured on video. The man, who is 27 years old and resides at the 8800 block of Fifth Avenue in Sebastian, was charged with fleeing from the police, fleeing...
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A 37-year-old Indian River County man was arrested last week after reportedly attacking and threatening to shoot a woman who was walking on the side of 29th Avenue. She reported that he knocked her cell phone from her hand and punched her in the face. The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office reports that the man...
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An Indian River Sheriff’s Office sting operation resulted in the arrest of a Vero Beach couple on drug trafficking charges. The duo was arrested after a confidential informant ordered 60 Oxycodone pills and 2 ounces of cocaine. The man and woman were stopped in their vehicle by a K-9 Unit en route to Vero Beach...
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During the week ending Friday, October 5, 2018, five accused killers in the Indian River County jail in Florida now face additional battery charges after beating another inmate who was arrested during the summer. The inmate who was the victim is a 47 year old man who resides at the 4200 block of 26th Avenue....
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On Friday, September 21, 2018, police of the Vero Beach Police Precinct in Florida arrested a man after he sexually assaulted a woman just outside of the Indian River County Main Library. That Friday morning, a woman went to the police to report that she had been raped outside of the library building while she...
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A Viera-based doctor is accused of leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in the death of a 33-year-old man on April 27, 2016. At the time of the alleged hit-and-run accident, the doctor was returning to her home in Sebastian after having dinner with her friend in Viera. Coming up to 104th Avenue...
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When on routine patrol at about 2:00 a.m., an Indian River County sheriff’s deputy discovered a pickup truck parked in a dark parking lot outside of a business named Estate Treasures in Vero Beach. The business had been closed for the day for several hours. The deputy spoke with the driver who said he was...
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On Tuesday, August 29, 2018, in the Indian River County, Florida area, a teen from Gifford was arrested. According to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, the young man was taken into custody after being charged with engaging in sexual contact with a girl who was only 15 years old.  Based on the seriousness of...
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A Vero Beach Acupuncturist is in need of an Indian River County criminal defense lawyer following her arrest on charges of fraud and racketeering. The arrest, which took place at a Vero Beach office, was the result of a two-year investigation into the billing practices of the 56-year-old acupuncturist after county officials became suspicious. The...
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A Vero Beach man who claimed that he only drank when his vehicle was not moving was recently taken into custody by local police authorities and charged with driving while under the influence. He and anyone facing DUI charges will need the services of an Indian River County DUI defense lawyer. This type of assistance...
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On July 30, members of Indian River County law enforcement made 18 felony arrests of individuals who ranged in ages from 19 to 59. The scope of the crimes saw 11 of the 18 arrested for drug-related offenses and four others brought in on charges connected to battery of an individual. With the drug offenses,...
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A St. Lucie County jury found Lane Reynolds (not his real name) not guilty of lewd computer solicitation and attempted lewd and lascivious battery on August 1, 2018. The same jury found Reynolds guilty of unlawful use of a two-way communication device. This inconsistent verdict was, Attorney Jeffrey Garland believes, based upon government entrapment and...
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Two men in the Indian River County area of Florida, who were suspected of being cocaine dealers, were arrested over the weekend. According to the arrest records, the two were nabbed by police during separate events during the weekend of Friday, July 13, 2018. The first man was arrested during a traffic stop that Friday....
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Twin brothers from Vero Beach are facing an assortment of drug charges pursuant to police raids on their apartments late last week. Arrest records indicate that police discovered cocaine and at least a dozen marijuana plants. The brothers lived next door to each other on the 2200 block of 11th Avenue.  Following this arrest, they...
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According to the Indian River County Sheriff’s office, a 64-year-old Fellsmere man was arrested after leaving his dog in his car for almost 4 hours. The man arrived at a bar on Indian River Drive around noon. He partially rolled down the windows of the car, and then left to spend the afternoon in the...
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Another controversial shooting incident in Indian River County, Florida has intensified the debate over some states’ laws regarding the right to self defense. These controversial statutes, known as stand-your-ground laws, have been dominating the media in recent years, especially since the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of neighborhood watch volunteer George...
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Authorities in Vero Beach arrested a 20-year-old man involved in a drug-related shooting last week. The man shot another 28-year-old man after the drug deal went bad, according to Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Greenway Trail and Indian River Blvd around 11 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office....
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A special DUI detail that was conducted over the Memorial Day holiday netted 28 arrests in Indian River County. Participating in the detail were the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Highway Patrol, the Indian River Shores Public Safety Department and officers from the Sebastian Police Department and Fellsmere Police Department. More than 150...
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A 32-year-old man has been charged with at least five felony drug charges after an encounter with Vero Beach Police earlier this week. A police department spokesman reports that a K9 officer and a bicycle officer were on patrol near 1900 9th Avenue around 9:00 p.m. when they came upon the man. A search of...
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After two weeks of undercover work, the Indian County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit took 21 people into custody recently in a warrant sweep. Of those, 18 were nabbed for selling drugs. A spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office reported that it had been involved in a number of undercover drug purchases, “and it was just time...
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A string of auto thefts has just come to a close as Fort Pierce police finally arrested someone for the crime and brought him into custody. He is now in jail on a bail of more than $50,000. According to sources, the gentlemen allegedly stole a luxury car and several other vehicles over a period...
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A 31-year-old Port St. Lucie man was arrested on charges of selling cocaine out of 3 Olives Liquor and Lounge. John Brown, an “established cocaine dealer” as described by police, was arrested on several cocaine charges, including possession of drug paraphernalia and intent to deliver. He was also charged as a felon in possession of...
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The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a man accused of committing a sexual assault in 2017. An investigation of 48-year-old John Edward Reese began in early 2018 when a woman happened upon a newspaper notice regarding the man’s January 9 arrest for allegedly violating a curfew. Upon spotting the arrest...
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Investigators in the Fort Pierce area of Florida stated that a man who was driving drunk was going at a speed of 71 miles per hour in a residential neighborhood when he hit and killed a woman in September 2017. On Monday, March 19, 2018, police arrested the man, who is 39 years old and...
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Two men are facing battery charges after they allegedly attacked a man in Fort Pierce. Police say the men both attacked another man who ended up unconscious from the altercation. The man suffered serious injuries. Police say that the men allegedly knocked the victim to the ground and then punched him. They say the men...
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Port St. Lucie police recently arrested a 39-year-old woman who is alleged to have been driving under the influence of alcohol with four flat tires and a child in the back seat of her car. Police reported that the woman was observed driving at about 10 mph in a 40 mph zone. She had a...
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The Law Office of Jeffrey H. Garland has a great deal of experience in criminal defense for crimes involving the use of computers. When individuals are considering an attorney to handle their defense, it is imperative these individuals choose someone with the knowledge and experience necessary to get the job done. Computer crimes, sex crimes...
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Recently, a 41-year-old man from southwest Florida was arrested in connection to a Fort Pierce gas station burglary which occurred on February 25, 2018. The suspect who lives in Palmetto, was charged with non-residential burglary and grand theft. The suspect was recognized by a Fort Pierce police detective who reviewed the surveillance video taken by...
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A suspect who was considered to be one of the top runners of guns to Brazil has finally been found. The 46-year-old resident of Port Saint Lucie has been charged with the smuggling of weapons and, if convicted, could face a lengthy prison term and a sizable fine. He could definitely benefit from the services...
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A 14-year-old may face criminal charges because of a threat he made using a social media platform. Law enforcement says that the treat was enough to justify taking the boy into custody. The boy may hire a Saint Lucie criminal defense attorney to help him fight criminal charges. In Florida, a 14-year-old may be tried...
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Fort Pierce police arrested a man who fled from police in a vehicle and on foot. The man allegedly ran because he was trying to avoid weapons charges and drug charges. It all began when the police noticed the man driving without wearing his seat belt. Law enforcement officials say that they tried to stop...
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Over three dozen people in the St. Lucie County, Florida area were recently arrested for dealing drugs in a ring known as “Operation Big Mi-Steak.” The St. Lucie sheriff stated that the bust came after long and arduous work that began several years ago after abuse of OxyContin became a huge problem in the city....
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A woman is under arrest in Port St. Lucie after law enforcement said that they found her with drugs in her vehicle. They say the woman also had children in the car. The Florida Highway Patrol conducted the investigation and made the arrest. They say they found an entire block of cocaine in the woman’s...
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A 29-year-old Fort Pierce man was arrested recently and taken into custody after failing to come to a complete stop at the corner of North 33rd Street and Angle Road. Upon searching the man, police allegedly came across a small quantity of marijuana and $5,870 in cash. A search of the man’s vehicle reportedly produced...
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A man from North Carolina was arrested in the Port St. Lucie area on child molestation charges. Police reported that the individual told them he specifically moved to Port St. Lucie, Florida for the express purpose of pursuing relationships with two underage girls of 12 and 16 years of age. The man, who is 30...
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At approximately 8:30 p.m. on the night of December 17, a 25-year-old Fort Pierce man was shot three times after he allegedly attempted to rob a 25-year-old Goodfella’s pizza delivery man. The wounded man was later arrested by local police and charged with armed robbery after being treated for a gunshot wound to the pelvis...
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Adolphus Stevens (not his real name) was arrested by Port St. Lucie police on 4/17/17 for possession under 20 grams of cannabis and for possession of drug paraphernalia. Stevens made the mistake, you see, of walking across a vacant lot in broad daylight in a residential area. Several minutes later, a PSLPD officer detained and...
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Legal Assistance for Those Facing Criminal Charges The police investigation of a burglary spree has led to the arrest of a 39-year-old man who had been living in Spring Hill. Facing multiple charges, he will require excellent criminal defense services, the type available from a Port St. Lucie burglary arrest attorney. Displaced by Hurricane Irma,...
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A teen in Fort Pierce may be in need of a Port Saint Lucie Drug arrest lawyer after being arrested Sunday. The man, who led police on a vehicular chase was arrested on five charges. Among the charges, two drug charges were included. Police reports state that the officer observed the man overshoot the stop...
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A forty-two year old Port Saint Lucie man was arrested Sunday on the charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping. The man reportedly sent texts to the alleged victims the day before the incident. When he showed up at her house the next day, she began recording. According to officials, the man...
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If you have been arrested for grand theft or shoplifting, contact Port Saint Lucie grand theft attorney Jeffrey Garland. He is a trial lawyer with over 18 years of experience. He has successfully defended a number of clients on both the state and federal levels. There are a number of people who are falsely accused...
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A Port St. Lucie man is going to be facing quite a bit of time after allegedly robbing a mother at gunpoint. This person has already been in jail and given a felony conviction for similar crimes. Therefore, he’ll need some serious protection and representation from a Port St. Lucie attorney. The robbery occurred after...
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Loud shouting disrupted the stillness on the 4400 block of Evergreen Avenue as tragedy and physical violence struck. A woman of 23 years of age, has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery. She’s from Fort Pierce, and she was arrested after stabbing a man in the back. The same man drove himself to the...
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A 50-year-old woman from Fort Pierce was allegedly struck twice by hot plates of food on August 25 while sitting in her car on Avenue I. After the woman stated to police that she knew the alleged assailant and told them that he lives nearby, he was subsequently arrested on battery charges. The Fort Pierce...
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Two men and one woman are facing a multitude of criminal charges after law enforcement executed a search warrant on a Saint Lucie home. The raid included officials from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and other departments. At approximately 5:45 a.m., law enforcement officials approached the home to enter and look for drugs. Law enforcement...
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A Coral Springs psychiatrist who tried to “paint” her way out of trouble is facing criminal charges in connection with a hit-and-run traffic crash. In view of her actions after the accident, she could probably benefit from the services of a Port Saint Lucie hit and run defense attorney. This type of legal assistance is...
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On Friday, August 4, 2017, a woman from the Port St. Lucie area of Florida was arrested at a hotel room in Boynton Beach. The hotel room was a mess and contained a variety of drugs and drug paraphernalia. In addition, a little girl of only five years of age was found in the room...
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Detectives and members of the ATF led a suspected man who illegally owns a gun into a trap by setting up an undercover operation to purchase an AR-15 style rifle with a short barrel. The Office of the Sherriff of St Lucie says that on Monday, the man from St Lucie County was arrested for...
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A former Walmart employee faces charges of grand theft after he allegedly stole from the store. Authorities say he took more than $30,000. He’ll need a Saint Lucie County Criminal Lawyer in order to defend against serious criminal charges. Loss prevention agents at the store discovered and documented the theft. The employee allegedly held a...
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The Fort Pierce Police Department unveiled a new body camera program that costs nearly half a million dollars. The department has a five-year contract for the cameras, and they’ve trained all of their law enforcement officers to use them. The move to body cameras is the result of an investigation into an April 2016 traffic...
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Allegations of internet crimes and sexual misconduct are increasingly common due to open access to computers and the internet. Cellular phones and computers can be used to disprove police allegations or be used as key parts of the evidence. When selecting a Port St. Lucie Child Porn Arrest Lawyer, it is crucial to find a...
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A man has been arrested in Port St. Lucie and has been charged with human trafficking. The arrest and charges occurred after the man promised to assist a person he believed was a 16-year old girl make money as a prostitute and stripper. The arrested man promised the person he thought to be a teenager...
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It is an unfortunate circumstance that we need to protect ourselves so fiercely in our modern society. Many people find that they need some kind of legal power behind them should something catastrophically wrong happen in their lives. This is a very smart way to defend yourself against wrongful injury and damage to your finances...
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A man who maintained that he was the designated driver for his friend ended up arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in St. Lucie County. According to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, the arrested man was clocked by a deputy sheriff driving a pickup truck a 75 miles-per-hour in a 50...
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A Port St. Lucie chemistry teacher is defending allegations that she had sex with a student at her school. Authorities say their investigation began when school administrators tipped them off that a student reported having sex with the teacher. The teacher faces two charges that she had sex with a sixteen or seventeen year old...
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It never pays to run from police. It always ends in a disastrous situation such as a death, injury or compounded criminal charges. A recent chase ended with a man receiving multiple charges. He had run from the police in his car and then switched to running on foot after his speeding led to a...
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Emergency personnel received a triple surprise when they arrived at the scene of a vehicular accident in Port St. Lucie, Fla., finding inside the damaged car an unconscious couple, an infant and some drug paraphernalia. Facing multiple criminal charges, the couple will certainly require legal representation, the type available from a qualified Port St. Lucie...
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Police arrested a man who allegedly tried to rob the LSO Jewelers in Port St. Lucie. Police say he did not act alone, but accomplices are still on the loose. The man was wearing just his boxer shorts when he was arrested. A judge has set bail for the man at $850,000. Records show that...
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The Fort Pierce, Florida area was recently the home of a huge drug operation where enough heroin to cause 6,000 overdoses was confiscated from the streets of St. Lucie County by police in one of the largest drug busts in memory. In fact, the police deputies compared the operation to a fast food drive through...
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Fort Pierce police officers on foot patrol heard shots ring out while they were in the 2400 block of Avenue M. While running toward North 24th Avenue and Avenue K an officer saw a black Dodge Dart with no lights illuminated speeding off. The suspect vehicle headed southbound toward Avenue K and officers lost track...
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Help for Those Who Violate Florida’s Driving Laws A man whose license had previously been suspended is in even deeper trouble after a freak traffic accident near Fort Pierce, Fla. The wreck occurred while he was driving a motorized lawn mower, although he may not have even realized that he was in violation of the...
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Vince Jones of Port St. Lucie called the police and reported that some people broke into his home, tied him up and stole several of his possessions. When the officers arrived, they found his door kicked in. Unfortunately for Vince, though, the possessions he identified as stolen were marijuana plants. The police found several more...
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A number of St. Lucie County felony arrest were made in the St. Lucie County, Florida area on Thursday, February 9, 2017. These arrests involved a number of people who committed a variety of crimes. A 49 year old man of the Southwest Savona Boulevard area in Port St. Lucie was arrested on charges of...
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A 26-year-old convicted felon from Port St. Lucie has been arrested and taken into police custody after investigators intercepted two packages addressed to him containing Ecstasy pills that originated from the Netherlands. He had been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempted importation of a controlled substance and attempted possession with intent to distribute...
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Since the 80s, society and the criminal justice system have changed to reflect a zero-tolerance approach when it comes to driving under the influence. In many states – Florida included – this means that those arrested and convicted of a DUI can expect not only hefty fines and probation but potentially more serious sanctions, ranging from the loss of their license to jail...
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Human trafficking that involves both sex and drugs is a growing problem in many American communities. The recent arrest of two men in Fort Pierce brings the issue home to the Treasure Coast. According to the local police, a prostitution ring has been operating on the streets of Sunrise City and preying on women under...
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Fort Pierce police arrested a 26-year-old local man on the night of December 14 on a series of charges, including drug possession and weapons possession. The man, who had previously served two years in prison, was taken to the St. Lucie County jail and arraigned on bail of $100,250. The man was first seen on...
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Some people will try to get their jollies any way possible, and that includes using strange tactics to take videos. A Port St. Lucie man was arrested on charges of video voyeurism after allegedly doing some inappropriate filming of a young lady who was just there to shop. The report says that the offender followed...
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The State gave up on efforts to convict customers on a weird theory that the drug customers had become “co-conspirators” with the drug trafficking organization. All charges against Justin Jaybird (not his real name) were dropped on 11/29/16. The strange saga began with a combined DEA-State investigation into methamphetamine distribution in the middle of Florida,...
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A 22-year-old gas station clerk in Port St. Lucie was charged with grand theft after allegedly stealing 40 $25 scratch-off lottery tickets from her employer. She has been released on a $3,750 bond. Surveillance camera footage appears to show the woman taking the tickets from a storage bin at 7:30 a.m. and placing them in...
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A 23-year-old woman found herself in jail last week after the man she was living with died following what appears to be a drug overdose. While no foul play is suspected, the woman was found to possess heroin and may now be facing charges. According to the police, they went to a Port St. Lucie...
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A 53-year-old Port St. Lucie man has been placed under arrest in connection with the death of a stranded motorist who was standing outside of his car on the 900 block of Southeast Port St. Lucie Boulevard last weekend. A witness identified the suspect as the driver of a vehicle that sat at a green...
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