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August 2013

Eleven People Arrested For Drug Charges in Altamonte Springs

By Tracey Kagan

The Altamonte Springs Police Department had a busy couple of days recently making several arrests for an assortment of alleged drug crimes at the Remington Inn & Suites in Altamonte Springs near I-4. According to the Orlando Sentinel a total of 11 people including Waymon Franklin, Antonio Bassa, Miguel Vargas, Michelle Sylvester, Cecilia Rooney, Brett Davis, Kyle Duncan, Shawn…

Orlando Man Arrested For Attempted Murder of a Police Officer

By Tracey Kagan

Sometimes a routine traffic stop can turn into a dangerous situation for a police officer. This was exactly the case in Orlando recently when a police officer was shot while executing what should have been a routine traffic stop. According to WOFL Fox 35 News in Orlando, Michael Hajek, a law enforcement officer in Orlando was allegedly shot on July 23, 2013 by Demtrius…

Road Rage Turns in Aggravated Assault in Volusia County

By Tracey Kagan

I am truly surprised that there aren’t more cases of road rage in Central Florida considering how bad traffic can get on local roadways. A recent case of road rage in Volusia County took a turn for the worse when an elderly man decided to take matters into his own hands. According to Wesh 2 News in Orlando, Herbert Golden, 71 years old, allegedly pulled a loaded gun on a…

6-Year-Old Accompanies Parents for a Burglary in Kissimmee

By Tracey Kagan

I have enjoyed quite a few debates with fellow criminal defense attorneys as to whether or not people with criminal tendencies are born with them or pick them up at some point in life. After reading about this tale of an alleged burglary in Kissimmee, I am inclined to lean more towards the latter. According to Central Florida 13 News, Orlando parents, Paul Sherman and Nafeesa…

Florida Murder Trial Of Hector Martinez Goes To Jury

By Tracey Kagan

Just over year ago, in the wee hours of April 15, 2012, Mr. Hector Martinez was allegedly involved in the gruesome murder of two high school students on the Cady Way Trail in Orlando. According to the Orlando Sentinel, prosecutors in the Hector Martinez Trial are trying to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr. Martinez was at least partially responsible for the violent…

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