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Man arrested on rape charge in Broward County


A Florida resident facing sexual assault charges stands to lose a great deal if convicted. A lengthy prison sentence is only one of the consequences. A person convicted of a felony sex crime is generally required to register as a sex offender, a lifelong stigma that can make it extremely difficult to find a job or even a place to live in many communities.

Man arrested on rape charge in Broward County

A Florida resident facing sexual assault charges stands to lose a great deal if convicted. A lengthy prison sentence is only one of the consequences. A person convicted of a felony sex crime is generally required to register as a sex offender, a lifelong stigma that can make it extremely difficult to find a job or even a place to live in many communities.

Woman accused of exploiting elderly Florida man


A lot of people come to Florida to retire, so it's not surprising that the Florida legislature enacted a law to protect elderly citizens from scam artists. The law makes it a felony to exploit an elderly person by, obtaining funds from the elderly person by deception, or when the defendant knows or should know that the elderly person does not have the ability to consent.

Woman accused of exploiting elderly Florida man

A lot of people come to Florida to retire, so it's not surprising that the Florida legislature enacted a law to protect elderly citizens from scam artists. The law makes it a felony to exploit an elderly person by, obtaining funds from the elderly person by deception, or when the defendant knows or should know that the elderly person does not have the ability to consent.

Broward County youth minister not guilty of sex abuse charges


Those who are accused of a sex crime in Florida face potentially severe penalties, including a possible prison term. But those who maintain they are falsely accused should not give up hope, as shown by a recent case that went to trial in Broward County. In that case, a 50-year-old former youth minister who was facing 27 felony charges of child sex abuse was found not guilty by a jury.

Broward County youth minister not guilty of sex abuse charges

Those who are accused of a sex crime in Florida face potentially severe penalties, including a possible prison term. But those who maintain they are falsely accused should not give up hope, as shown by a recent case that went to trial in Broward County. In that case, a 50-year-old former youth minister who was facing 27 felony charges of child sex abuse was found not guilty by a jury.

Broward County officers arrest rapper on drug, weapons charges


Fort Lauderdale area residents may have heard of local rapper Trick Daddy. The 39-year-old Liberty City native, whose legal name is Maurice Young, first became popular in South Florida in the 1990s. His hit singles have included "Thug Holiday" and "I'm a Thug." Unfortunately he has also had a number of run-ins with the law over the years. The most recent came early this month when he was arrested at his Broward County home on felony possession of a weapon and felony drug charges.

Broward County officers arrest rapper on drug, weapons charges

Fort Lauderdale area residents may have heard of local rapper Trick Daddy. The 39-year-old Liberty City native, whose legal name is Maurice Young, first became popular in South Florida in the 1990s. His hit singles have included "Thug Holiday" and "I'm a Thug." Unfortunately he has also had a number of run-ins with the law over the years. The most recent came early this month when he was arrested at his Broward County home on felony possession of a weapon and felony drug charges.

Sixteen arrested in alleged Florida shoplifting ring


Florida law enforcement officers claim to have broken up a large organized crime ring after conducting two raids in the early morning hours last month. Twenty-three people have now been charged in what police say was an extensive shoplifting ring. So far 16 of the 23 have been placed under arrest.

Sixteen arrested in alleged Florida shoplifting ring

Florida law enforcement officers claim to have broken up a large organized crime ring after conducting two raids in the early morning hours last month. Twenty-three people have now been charged in what police say was an extensive shoplifting ring. So far 16 of the 23 have been placed under arrest.

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