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Florida Felons Charged With Voting Fraud

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

Florida voted to restore the voting rights of certain felons. However, some of these felons are facing felony charges of casting illegal votes in the last election. The felons say that they thought their voting rights had been restored. They say election officials allowed them to register and then cast votes. They accuse the… Read More »

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Family Pushes To Have Driver’s License Suspended After Fatal Accident

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Tallahassee woman is facing a major traffic infraction prosecution after she caused the death of an 11-year-old boy. The driver was cited for failing to stop at a red light and sending the child airborne while his parents watched in horror. The parents are pushing to have the woman’s driver’s license suspended for… Read More »

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Fake Doctor Sentenced For Scamming Women Using Online Dating

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A man who misrepresented himself as a physician in order to attract women on the internet has been sentenced to 9 years for identity theft, wire fraud, and related crimes. The Tallahassee native was accused of defrauding over 30 women of more than $1 million. He will spend the next 9 years in prison… Read More »

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Woman Charged After Fatally Striking Pedestrian, Fleeing Scene

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

Charges have yet to be filed against a woman who struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene. It is unclear what happened, but it’s believed that the pedestrian was not in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. In other words, the accident may not have been the driver’s fault at all…. Read More »

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Mother Faces Manslaughter Charges After Baby Dies In Hot Car

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Tallahassee mother is facing aggravated manslaughter charges after leaving her baby in a hot car while she worked a shift at a hospice clinic. After her shift ended, she found the child unresponsive in the car. She called paramedics who were unable to revive the boy. The official cause of death was ruled… Read More »

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No Charges Filed In Fatal Pedestrian Crash

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

Earlier this Summer a woman in her vehicle allegedly struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene of an accident. That woman will likely be charged with fleeing the scene of an accident involving death, a first-degree felony punishable by up to 30 years in state prison, and carrying a mandatory minimum sentence of… Read More »

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Expired Registration Results In Drug Bust For Kodak Black

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

Is your registration expired? Do you like to drive around with felony quantities of drugs in your vehicle? The two could be a bad mix considering that police are able to scan your license plate and cross-reference it against the DMV’s records. They can immediately determine if your registration has expired and conduct a… Read More »

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Florida Woman Charged With Hate Crime In Pepper Spray Incident

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Florida woman has been indicted on a hate crime after she pepper sprayed a group of Asian women in New York City. She has been indicted on 12 hate crime charges related to the incident. The charges include 8 counts of aggravated assault (which is the equivalent of aggravated battery in Florida) and… Read More »

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Man Arrested On Multi-State Crime Spree Has 70 Prior Felonies

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

Florida police pulled over a man whose plates did not match his vehicle. The man claimed the car was a rental and provided a rental agreement to police. However, police were able to remove the license plate and found another license underneath. The second license plate was from Florida. They also found a purse… Read More »

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Area Home Executed For Housing Criminal Activity

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

Florida police did not execute a search warrant on a home—they executed the home itself. In other words, they forced the demolition of a house that had an extensive criminal history. Perhaps you didn’t know that police could do that. However, neighbors had complained about the property several times to authorities who had answered… Read More »

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