According to an FBI report, Michigan joins 9 other states as the top states with mortgage fraud activity. To address this issue, the governor has made strides to curtail this white collar crime.
October 2011 Archives
What types of penalties should someone expect if he or she is charged with drunk driving? It often depends on the circumstances. Penalties for someone who has already been convicted of an OWI charge could include more severe penalties than for a first-time offender. In addition, drivers can face stiffer penalties if their blood alcohol content level is above a .17 under Michigan's "super drunk" laws.
The arrest of a Lansing resident for allegedly maintaining a drug house has raised questions as to whether or not the drug crime arrest was in retaliation for his statements about the earlier shooting of a 17-year-old by police. Doubts have been raised as to the validity of the testimony of the police informant that led to the initial search warrant.
This past weekend, Michigan State Police took a man into custody after getting a report that the man had physically assaulted his estranged wife. According to a MSP Sergeant, the call was made by the man's mother who informed police that he was in her home, covered in what appeared to be blood.
An attempt to curb drunk driving and underage parties means that starting Nov. 1, beer kegs sold in Michigan will require an ID tag attached to the keg.
A three-year investigation by Michigan State Police has come to a close. Seven individuals were formally charged with multiple criminal charges that include unveiled corruption and embezzlement.
If you're accused of murder, assault, robbery, or drug possession, you may realize that the allegations are serious and take appropriate action to protect yourself in the event that charges are filed. But sometimes it is not as apparent that an act can lead to serious felony charges.
When police officers show up at your door, you may begin to sweat. Even if there isn't a sense of urgency, the mere fact that law enforcement wants to speak with you can cause anxiety in even the calmest of persons.
Detroit Piston, Ben Wallace, was arrested for OWI last weekend in Michigan.