Pretty much everyone has seen mugshots used outside of a police station. It only takes a trip to the gas station or grocery store to see a tabloid with a less-than-glamorous photo of a celebrity at their lowest on the front of a tabloid. Mugshots capture the moment of arrest, but they don’t go away after the fact. Just like the dejected celebrity mugshots, anyone who has been arrested has a mugshot that may come back to haunt them.
When individuals suffer from a disability, whether temporarily or permanently, their survival may depend on receiving necessary financial assistance. Submitting a claim for Social Security disability may help their case for receiving such aid.
Disorderly conduct seems like a straightforward offense. However, several factors need to be present, according to Virginia law, for a person to receive formal charges.
Burglary carries serious penalties whether it took place in a private home or a business. A Virginia man who burglarized several homes during the 2016 holiday season was recently sentenced to 30 years in prison, nine of which he has to serve.
The confessions and true stories of shoplifters are astonishing — smart, successful individuals for whom shoplifting is part of their everyday lives.
Television crime shows have given Americans the impression that DNA evidence is nearly infallible. Recent studies indicate that not only is forensic evidence not perfect, it’s actually very prone to error.
An arrest is a serious issue and can impact the rest of your life in many ways. The arrest process can be overwhelming, especially if you have never been arrested before. The police are required to follow certain legal procedures when they arrest someone.