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Do You Have a Defense to Your Robbery Charge?

Criminal records harm you wherever you go. You are automatically looked at in society with a stigma of dishonesty or as a violent person. However, when you have been accused of robbery, you do not get to choose which stigma follows you. Usually you are liable as both untrustworthy and violent. What happens when you have been falsely accused...

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A 15-Block Crime Scene Started as a Robbery

A robbery, shooting, and a few car crashes recently resulted in a 15-block crime scene in North Miami-Dade. The commotion happened at a trailer park near Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 136th Street. The shooting was retaliation for a robbery that happened a few days earlier, when a 14-year-old girl was robbed of her gold chain. Local residents reported that the same...

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Street Light Technician Faces Grand Theft Charges

Miami Beach law enforcement officials report that a street light technician stole $23,000 worth of city-owned copper and aluminum wire over three over years. Police authorities alleged that the technician would regularly sell the stolen wire to a Miami scrap metal business. Police investigators following Perez claim that on five occasions in November and December he cut up wire, tossed...

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Penalties and Enhancements

Dangerous Weapons Offenses in Florida Florida has one of the toughest gun control laws in the country. The controversial “10-20-Life” model assigns a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years for when an offender possesses or pulls a gun during the commission of certain crimes. Mere possession of a firearm or other specific weapons can be a crime if...

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Theft, Robbery, and Burglary; What is the Difference?

Charges for theft, robbery, and burglary all involve the taking of another’s property, though the charges vary by how and where the activity took place. Being convicted of any of the above can bring serious penalties and long-term consequences, such as the possibility of future employment. If you have been charged with theft, robbery, or burglary, the experienced criminal...

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