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March 2018 Archives

Teen accused of murdering 15-year-old with a baseball bat

On March 19, a 16-year-old Florida teen was accused of murder after he allegedly beat his 15-year-old friend with a baseball bat. Although the accused teen initially claimed that the 15-year-old attacked him first, it was reported that he eventually admitted that the deceased teen never hit him.

Teen faces felony charges after early morning car crash

A Florida teenager was arrested on March 13 and charged with numerous felony counts after a vehicle accident in Ocala. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 18-year-old was taken into custody at approximately 3:24 a.m. following the crash at the intersection of US 441 and NE 35th Street.

Three face drug charges after home search

Three people in Florida are facing drug charges after the Lane County Sheriff's Office searched a home in Woodville on March 8. When police entered the home with a search warrant, they claim to have found methamphetamine, fentanyl and over $1,000 in cash. A 38-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man were charged with a number of drug offenses; a 43-year-old man was also taken into custody.

There is more than one type of domestic violence

A domestic violence claim is serious, as a conviction could result in consequences that change your life forever. Depending on the severity of the crime, the end result could be anything from a restraining order against you to time in prison in addition to the damage to your reputation. Depending on the industry in which you work and your position, an arrest and conviction on domestic violence charges could destroy your career.

Florida game officers get woman arrested for drugs

A 25-year-old woman apparently living in a van in Key West ended up being charged with multiple drug offenses after speaking with officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. According to the officers, they approached her at Marathon FWC station located on mile marker 48 to discuss her boat that had been damaged in Hurricane Irma. They informed her that the state would dispose of the vessel at no cost, but then they chose to investigate the odor of marijuana coming from her van.

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