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What to Do If You've Been Accused of a Sexual Crime

June 30, 2020 Posted in Criminal Defense

The Villages is a sprawling community in Orlando that scores of 55 and over residents call home. In such a large community, there are a significant amount of romantic liaisons, and sometimes these...

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Dealing With a Domestic Abuse Claim

April 30, 2020 Posted in Criminal Defense

Though The Villages community of Central Florida is certainly an idyllic respite for countless 55 and older residents, it’s not always paradise. Unfortunately, domestic violence allegations occur...

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Groveland Man Charged with Human Trafficking and Soliciting Teen Girls for Sex

May 11, 2017 Posted in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A Groveland man has been accused of having sex with several teenage girls and offering money to others to have sex. He has been arrested for human trafficking. The man was taken into custody after...

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Fruitland Park Man Charged with Sexual Battery on a Child

May 4, 2017 Posted in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A 55-year-old man was arrested Monday on three counts of sexual battery on a child. The Fruitland Park man remained in the Lake County Jail on Wednesday in lieu of $300,000 bail on the...

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Former Marion County Firefighter Facing Trial for DUI Manslaughter

April 6, 2017 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

The DUI manslaughter trial is slated to start for a former firefighter who contends a faulty test was used to charge him. The manslaughter charge for the man is the result of a crash on Interstate 75...

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Tavares High School Athletic Trainer Accused of Drinking with Students

March 31, 2017 Posted in Criminal Defense, The Villages News

An athletic trainer for Tavares High School was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly partied with students in the Ocala National Forest. The man is accused of purchasing alcohol for the party that...

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Man Arrested In Clermont For Allegedly Performing Lewd Act In Window

December 16, 2016 Posted in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday evening for allegedly performing a lewd act in front of neighbors. According to reports, deputies were dispatched on Dec. 1 to an apartment located in...

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Lake County Man Accused of Molesting Girl

October 20, 2016 Posted in Criminal Defense, The Villages News

A 24-year-old registered sex offender in Lake County was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of molesting a girl. According to a report, the mother of the child and the man are friends and the...

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DUIs, Citations and Crashes Reported During Bikefest in Leesburg

April 28, 2016 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney

The Leesburg Bikefest resulted in at least 45 citations — including five DUIs — and 55 traffic warnings through early Saturday by law enforcement. According to Leesburg police, there also was...

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Clermont DayCare Director Charged with Child Abuse

February 10, 2016 Posted in Assault & Battery, Criminal Defense, The Villages News

The director of a Clermont day care center has been arrested for allegedly striking a 4-year-old boy and dropping him face down on a mat, according to police. The 41-year-old was charged with two...

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