Which outlined the telephone communications as criminal harassment (R. v. Scuby). The 2010 case of R. v Eltom was used to contribute to section 264 (c) of criminal harassment. On May 6th the appellant Samir Eltom was charged with criminal harassment, after his continuous visits to Taco Bell where the complainant Shahla Mehr-Rafie worked. She testified to the crown that she feared her safety after Mr. Eltom made numerous attempts at contacting her both directly and indirectly (R. v. Eltom). The case of R. v Eltom played a vital role in section 264 (c) as it relates to stalking someone’s residence, workplace or any other place an individual may be present for any purpose.
In February 2004 law enforcement officers in Tampa, Florida was seeking to apprehend Kevin Dewayne Powell in connection with a robbery investigation. The police officers went to an apartment rented by Powell’s girlfriend. Powell was spotted coming out of a bedroom in the apartment. The police searched the bedroom and discovered a loaded nine-millimeter handgun under the bed. Powell was arrested and taken to the Tampa Police Department.
Sandra Petrocelli, is an Assistant District Attorney that prosecuted Steven Harmon and James King and called them Monsters. Kathy O’Brien, is Steven’s attorney and she tries to make sure that he receives a not guilty verdict. James King is Steven’s older friend that asked Steven to be in his crew to rob a drugstore. Richard “Bobo” Evans was accused of being in the store during the robbery and he wanted a lighter sentence so he testified against Steven and James King. Osvaldo Cruz, is another gang member that was a part of the robbery.
Urine and blood tests revealed that at the time of arrest, King would have been intoxicated. Nurses also reported that the officers who accompanied king joked and bragged about the number of times king had been hit. Rodney King was released on March 7 without any charges. Later, Sergeant Stacey Koon, as well as officers Laurence Michael Powell, Timothy Wind, and Theodore Briseno were indicted by a Los Angeles grand jury. In the trial, the officers and Sergeant Stacey Koon were acquitted by an all white jury, and riots erupted all across
She states “A year after Adnan was arrested and the case came to trial, Jay walked up to the witness stand. There’s a moment when Adnan muttered something to him” (45). By Adnan calling Jay pathetic he showed that he couldn’t believe Jay would rat him out. This incident shows that Adnan is a liar and is mad at Jay for going to the police, showing that he is guilty. Even after controlling himself through the whole case he snapped when he saw the man that betrayed him.
Initially, the White House Press Secretary, Ron Ziegler, stated the break-in was a “third-rate burglary” in an attempt to ensure and convince the public that the Presidential administration and the
where John Hinckley was charged with 13 offences, eight counts from Hinckley committing the same two crimes, assault with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to kill while armed, against each of the four victims. Hinckley was charged with two additional crimes which were and carrying a pistol without the required license and assaulting a police officer in the line of duty. The court later found John Hinckley not guilty by reason of insanity. The defendant was later diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and schizoid personality disorder. The defendant has an actus reus of shooting into the crowd with the president of the United States.
For the Application of the Criminal Justice System project of the Criminal Justice course, I chose the arrest of John Burke. This case is about the arrest and sentencing of John Burke who had shot and killed Joseph Ronan. Twenty-five year old John Burke agreed to meet with 22 year old Joseph Ronan at Ronans home, in Reading, Massachusetts on Monday, August 15, 2011 around 1pm, with the intent of purchasing Percocet pills. (Boston.com, 2013) However, shortly after entering Ronans home, Burke opened fire (News, 2011), and after shooting Joseph Ronan several times, with the belief that Ronan was involved in a robbery at Burkes apartment in April 2011 (Boston.com, 2013), fled the home.
Koren talks about the case and the two letters from the victim and Turner’s father. According to the article, several sexual assault advocates believe that the Stanford University case reveals why many assault cases on campuses remain unreported (Koren). Turner did not deserve the six-month jail term because the punishment meted to him did not fit the crimes he
Hilary Rhoda 's fiancé, who is a former New York Rangers hockey player, Sean Avery, was arrested in Southampton Village on Wednesday, just ten days before their wedding day. The 35 year old player was charged with criminal mischief and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance after he was found carrying acetaminophen and oxycodone during the arrest. According to E!
The case of R. V. Askov began in November 1983 when Askov, Hussey, Melo and Gugliotta, were charged with conspiracy to commit extortion against Peter Belmont. On top of Extortion they had multiple existing firearm charges to which they severed 6 months in prison for these offences, and were initially denied bail until May 7th, 1984. After being released, their preliminary hearing for the extortion charge was set in early July 1984. The hearing wasn’t completed until September 1984. The actual trial was then set for the first date available, in October 1985, but in turn got delayed until September 1986 2 years later.
The United States v. Lopez case was about Alfonzo Lopez, a 12th grade student from San Antonio, who came to school carrying a hidden weapon. Under Texas law he was charged with possession of a firearm. Later on he was dismissed of this violation and was later charged with “federal criminal statute”. He was found violating “ The Gun-Free School Act”, which was created in 1990. His sentence was 6 months in prison and two years of being supervised while being released.
Several other rescue organizations arrived shortly after. In the first hour after the attack, “fifty people were rescued from the building” (Casey). FBI agents “initially believed the Oklahoma City bombing to be an outside terrorist attack” (Casey). However, they found a truck axle “with a vehicle number that was quickly traced to Junction City, Kansas” (Casey). After searching the area for more clues, “a nearby bank videotape showed the Ryder truck parked “outside the Murrah building” (Casey).
Allen was then serving a 60-year prison term for a sexual assault in Green Bay that occurred after the attack on Beernsten. On September 11, 2003, a request brought by the Manitowoc District Attorney’s Office and the Wisconsin Innocence Project to dismiss the charges was granted and Avery was released. In 2005, with support from Beernsten and Avery, the Wisconsin Department of Justice implemented a model eyewitness identification procedure. Unfortunately for Avery, that wasn’t going to be his only bad encounter with justice. On October 31, 2005, photographer Teresa Halbach was scheduled to meet with Steven Avery at his home on the grounds of Avery 's Auto Salvage to photograph a minivan for Auto Trader Magazine.