Tennessee residents may be interested to know that according to the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, federal program fraud and wire fraud charges have been brought against a former Mt. Juliet police sergeant. The 40-year-old former police sergeant served on the Mt. Juliet police force as a supervisor of the Crime Suppression Unit. Specifically, he was tasked with preparing and maintaining time cards as well as overseeing, managing and maintaining the overtime logs of police officers that were supporting and assisting investigations conducted by the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force.
Being arrested for drunk driving in Tennessee is a frightening occurrence for most people. Police can appear to be out to get you and not listen to your side of the story. If you are convicted, then your personal reputation can be ruined and you may lose your job because you won't be able to drive for a period of time.
Sex crimes on college campuses have been a hot topic recently. The University of Tennessee has not been immune from scrutiny, and now the federal government is investigating a criminal case involving sexual assault on campus.
If a person finds themselves in the position of having to go to court for an alleged crime such as driving while intoxicated, or a related charge in Tennessee, it would likely benefit them to have a criminal defense attorney fighting for their rights.
Being arrested for drunk driving is a serious offense in Memphis. Those who are convicted of a DUI charge face high fines, license revocation, and other penalties. But in order for a person to be stopped on suspicion of drunk driving there needs to be reasonable suspicion. So what is reasonable suspicion for DWI purposes?
Some Memphis residents might be used to frequent crime reports. Every day, it may seem there are more and more reports of shootings, robberies and other violent crime. For those accused of such crimes could face a criminal record that will follow him or her for the rest of their lives.
It is illegal in the state of Tennessee to physically abuse any current or former family members. The same also applies to any current or former romantic partners. To do so would be to commit domestic assault. Domestic assault is the criminal term that is used in Tennessee to refer to domestic violence.