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Eustis Men Facing Federal Meth Charges

March 2, 2015 Posted in Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, The Villages News

Two Eustis men and a Dade City man have been charged with possession of more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine by federal authorities. If convicted, the two Eustis men, 26 and 45, and the 41-year-old...

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Man Charged with Ninth DUI Following Crash

January 30, 2015 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney

A 49-year-old Minneola man was picked up on his ninth DUI charge after crashing into a car and injuring three people, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The man was previously arrested...

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Girl Allegedly Raped by Couple While Watching ‘Frozen’

January 15, 2015 Posted in Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A Sumter County couple is accused of holding an under-age girl down and raping her while the three watched the Disney movie “Frozen.” A 52-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on charges of sexual...

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Preventing a DUI Arrest During the Holidays in The Villages

December 17, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

The holidays are a festive time for celebrating. There are office holiday parties, neighborhood events and even just meetups with friends and family members at bars and restaurants to just relax....

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Fugitive Wanted on Alleged Sexual Assault Charges Arrested in Lake County

December 12, 2014 Posted in Assault & Battery, Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A Colorado fugitive, who is allegedly wanted in the sexual assault of at least one underaged girl, was apparently found with another girl hiding in a camper in Howey-in-the-Hills, according to...

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FBI Reports Violent, Property Crime Down in U.S.

November 21, 2014 Posted in Assault & Battery, Burglary, Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Murder, The Villages News, Theft

According to a recent crime report by the FBI, property crime and violent crime are on the decline across the United States. According to an FBI press release, violent crimes in the United States...

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Three Arrested During Lake County Law Enforcement Halloween Operation

November 4, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

Lake County deputies were scouring several neighborhoods Friday night to check for probation violations by registered sex offenders participating in Halloween festivities, but they found no such...

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Couple Accused of Having Sex in The Villages

October 2, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

Two people were arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly having sex in public in The Villages. According to a spokesman with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to El Camino...

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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Violating Probation

September 19, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A 26-year-old convicted registered sex offender who was the center of controversy in Clermont last year after he was given permission to live too close to where children congregate has been sentenced...

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Villages Doctor Accepts Plea Deal in Sex Case Settlement

August 22, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A doctor in The Villages, who was accused of staring at a female patient during a vaginal exam and later sending her sexually explicit videos and texts, has accepted an agreement banning him from...

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