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Motorcyclist arrested after fatal drunk driving accident

The decisions a driver makes could control the outcomes of their travel. If a driver fails to comply with the rules of the road and uphold the standard duty of care while driving, they could be cited with a traffic citation or even cause a crash. In the event of a serious automobile collision, authorities seek to understand the cause and fault. If they suspect that the driver was under the influence, the driver could be placed under arrest and charged with an OWI offense. This could mean serious penalties for the suspect drunk driver.

Five arrested in Cohoes for drug crimes

When a suspect is apprehended and charged with a crime, there are various steps that should be taken. Building a strong defense strategy is one of the most important steps. This means understanding that a defendant should understand his or her rights and be fully of aware of the charges filed. This will allow the defendant to take the necessary steps to reduce or drop the charges against him or her.

Police arrest a group of acrobats on New York City subway

When a person is suspected of a crime, they can endure serious penalties while also incurring damages to their personal and professional reputation. Even if they are accused of a lesser crime such as a misdemeanor, the defendant should understand their rights and options in the situation. This could help reduce the consequences they face while also limiting the personal impacts the allegations and charges will have on them.

Five arrested for drug possession at New York senior residence

When there is a suspicion of illegal activities, authorities will seek to have a search warrant issued to search a residence, vehicle or person. If authorized, officers can conduct a search which may uncover evidence that could cause an individual or group of people to face criminal charges. When authorities locate drugs in the possession of a suspect, those suspects could face serious drug charges. Depending on the legality of the search and seizure, those charges could stick and the defendant could face serious penalties.

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