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October 2016 Archives

Not all sex crimes allegations in Wisconsin lead to prison

American jurisprudence presumes every person's innocence in the face of criminal charges in Wisconsin and elsewhere, unless proved otherwise in court. This means that not all allegations for things such as sex crimes, drug offenses or other criminal acts lead to conviction. A person accused has every right to retain experienced counsel to aggressively fight against any and all charges in court.

Man arrested for sex crimes in two Wisconsin counties

Sometimes, those suspected of criminal activity in Wisconsin are arrested and held in jail while investigations continue. In such circumstances, the accused may still request assistance from a defense attorney. In fact, this time period is often crucial in that it allows a skilled attorney to gather information and evidence which may be used to help a client. A recent incident involves a man being held in jail for alleged sex crimes.

Business partner accuses man of white collar crimes

A community in Wisconsin is known for one of its businesses, that being a dairy bar and ice-cream shop that was established in 1932. Recently, however, the shop has become a contentious scene that involves accusations of white collar crimes against one of the proprietors. His business partner is the one who has accused him.

Teenager charged as adult for Wisconsin sex crimes

Avoiding incarceration when convicted of certain criminal acts in Wisconsin is not always possible. This fact may prompt many individuals to rethink their plans should what they hope to do be against the law. With regard to sex crimes, such charges are often aggressively prosecuted. One young man, a 17-year-old, has been devastated by a state law that allows him to be charged as an adult for his alleged role in a recent situation.

Arrests, but no charges yet filed for drug crimes in Wisconsin

It is not all that uncommon that a person arrested on suspicion of criminal behavior may be released from custody without ever facing formal charges. Sometimes, for whatever reason, authorities may decide not to press charges at all. Other times, a person or persons arrested for drug crimes or other unlawful acts  in Wisconsin may be held in jail for a time before charges are actually filed against them.

Exploring options when accused of drug crimes in Wisconsin

Many people in Wisconsin may relate to the idea of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, thus resulting in certain negative consequences. When such situations include suspected drug crimes, the potential adverse effects are obviously quite serious. However, such circumstances do not always lead to convictions in court.

4 FAQs about online harassment

Nearly four out of every 10 online users say they experience some form of online harassment, according to the Pew Research Center, and people in the 18-29 age range are most likely to be involved. With the issue becoming so common, many questions have arisen about online harassment, stalking and bullying.

Violent crimes occur in Wisconsin after Islamic mosque burgled

Wisconsin police often have their work cut out for them when trying to sift through the details of suspected criminal incidents. Violent crimes, in particular, often involve complex issues and events that make it impossible to immediately determine what led to assaults or murders, not to mention who may be responsible for said acts. In a recent situation, a man who was apparently murdered had already been named as a suspect in another crime in the area.

3 common cyber crimes

The classifications for cyber crimes are vast and ever growing. One college student's prank to pass along messages to every computer screen or printer on campus is another student's internet and/or computer crime. Most crimes involving the internet require some form malicious intent. Below are three examples of cyber crimes that a quite common and continue to grow, especially with the consistent rise of social media.

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