Memphis readers may be surprised to find out that a person doesn't have to commit an unlawful act in order to be charged with an offense. Criminal charges can also result when a person allegedly fails to do something, so long as that person had a duty to do so. Under these circumstances, a strong criminal defense is necessary.
Many of our readers have probably heard by now about the Memphis police officer who was arrested recently. Any type of arrest is usually a major problem for a police officer, sounding the bell on the end of a career. However, for this officer, his arrest for rape and incest is likely to have far greater impact on his personal life than just the end of his career.
Memphis, Tennessee readers may be interested to know about an alleged stabbing that occurred in Knoxville recently. The woman involved was arrested on aggravated assault charges.
Sometimes good citizens run into trouble with the law. That appears to be what happened to a Memphis police officer who was sentenced recently to four years in prison following his arrest on drug charges. The officer was arrested in the course of an FBI sting operation. What must make the whole affair more painful for the officer is that he was betrayed by an old friend who was being used by federal authorities as an informant.
Memphis police came down hard on a group of five people in East Memphis recently. After a drug bust was led by the Organized Crime Unit, police arrested the group on multiple counts of drug charges.
criminal defenseReaders in Memphis, Tennessee might be interested to know that a criminal trial has just begun for the alleged murder of a sophomore college student at the University of Memphis. The trial involves three men who are accused of the murder. They have three lawyers providing their criminal defense.
Readers in Memphis, Tennessee might be interested to know that a former FedEx driver in the state was arrested for delivering more than just packages. The Tennessee man was allegedly dealing prescription pain pills while on his delivery route. He is now facing drug charges.
In today's world, a person doesn't have to be a skilled computer expert in order to be charged with computer crimes. Recently, a Memphis private investigator found this out the hard way. His legal access to a well-known database eventually led to federal charges being brought against him.
When George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four was published, it may have caused some of its readers to fear omnipresent government surveillance. Today, thanks to the popularity of camera phones and social networking services like Facebook, it appears some people are unknowingly encouraging such surveillance. Recently, the Multi-Agency Gang Unit in Memphis used a cellphone video to arrest two teenagers for allegedly robbing and beating a young man. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty, and are entitled to a criminal defense attorney.
It may be of no surprise to readers in the Memphis area that it is illegal to be involved in online child pornography. But readers may not know that such involvement can result in federal criminal charges. Recently, a sheriff's deputy in another state was arrested on federal charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and producing child pornography by sexual exploitation of a child.