Being a suspect in a bank robbery is frightening and potentially life-changing. Those accused in Pennsylvania need to mount an aggressive criminal defense to fight the charges. Two women recently arrested for robbery, among other charges, will have to do just that. The 29 and 42-year-old women were arrested in connection with allegedly robbing a bank of more than $35,000 in 2018.
Having a criminal record when being accused of another crime may make fighting the charges more difficult. It may be the primary reason for seeking legal advice. A 40-year-old Pennsylvania man, who was convicted as a teen of voluntary manslaughter in the death of a police officer, is now facing drug and gun charges, and he will need to mount an aggressive criminal defense to fight the charges.
Two teenagers are facing charges in connection with the recent death of a 38-year-old woman. The Pennsylvanians, aged 17 and 18, will each need to mount an aggressive criminal defense against the charges, which could potentially change the course of each of their lives. The 18-year-old has been charged with second and third-degree murder, robbery and conspiracy; the other teen is charged with robbery and conspiracy.
Sometimes when people lose their tempers, things can get physical. Even well-meaning individuals can get carried away in certain volatile situations as may have been the case with two Pennsylvania women this past Thanksgiving Day. However, the husband of the younger woman will need to mount an aggressive criminal defense to fight drug-related charges against him, although those charges are not directly related to the incident for which police were called.
The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the presumption of innocence for those accused of crimes until -- and only if -- they are proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law. In Pennsylvania, two individuals are likely looking into their options for criminal defense as each now stands charged with murder, along with several other charges. The defendants are an adult man and teenage girl.
Those convicted on a murder charge will likely face serious consequences, including years, if not a lifetime, behind bars or worse still -- could face the death penalty. An aggressive criminal defense is crucial when battling a serious charge like murder such as 52-year-old Pennsylvania man is facing. It is vital that he has an experienced legal team to review the evidence presented against him to come up with a meaningful plan of action.
Police are on the hunt for a scarier than usual robbery suspect who allegedly prowled a trendy part of Pittsburgh. Once apprehended, the suspect will need to mount an aggressive criminal defense for these terrifying robberies in Pennsylvania in which he supposedly dons a mask identical to the one that appeared in the slasher movie, "Scream." The person, who is said to frequent the Shadyside area of the city, is wanted for three robbery incidents there.
The attorney recently elected district attorney of Philadelphia County is keeping the promises he made during the campaign. Larry Krasner, a Pennsylvania criminal defense and civil rights attorney, promised reform of the system and a battle against mass incarceration. He started his tenure by firing 31 attorneys in the District Attorney's office shortly after taking over. He followed by directing his assistants not to accept charges of marijuana possession and other selected charges.
Pennsylvania cities with professional sports are hungry for victory and recognition. Philadelphia football is probably the neediest of them all. Consequently, the recent Eagles' Super Bowl victory marked the end of a very long draught and gave the people there an outlet for pent-up emotions. Unfortunately, it appears that some took the celebrating too far, resulting in arrests and the need for criminal defense counsel to represent dozens of accused individuals.
Pennsylvania is as afflicted with the specter of high-school age shooters as every other state. As such events get publicized, the authorities may be learning to make quick arrests rather than risk the consequences of not acting. Occasionally, a parent or other alleged adult accomplice needs a good criminal defense counsel along with the child. The adult is likely to be charged with criminal neglect in not stopping the minor from possessing firearms or taking other threatening actions.