May 232012
Criminal Defense Law Firm

This is a recent comment to a post. I thought it needed its own post since it was so long. I work for the Law and closely with police, so I feel somewhat qualified to answer your question (and hope what I write is not too deep). By your premise that illegal really does mean […]

Oct 112011

Trespassing refers to knowingly entering into someone else’s property without authorization. This is a legal offense. You may face imprisonment, if caught while you are committing this offense. However, the penalty may vary from state to state. The most tragic aspect of this misdemeanor offense is that sometimes people end up committing this without even […]

Nov 122010

INDIANAPOLIS—Scott R. Burgess, 46, of Jasper, Ind., was sentenced on September 17 to three years of probation by U.S. District Chief Judge Richard L. Young following his guilty plea to computer intrusion. This case was the result of a lengthy investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. If you or loved one has been charged […]

Nov 062010

HAMMOND, IN—A former employee at the FBI office in Merrillville was indicted yesterday on federal charges for allegedly embezzling more than $30,000 in evidence that she kept for herself instead of properly returning various amounts of cash as she claimed to have done. The defendant, Melissa L. Sims, who worked as an evidence control technician […]

Oct 302010

NEW ALBANY, IN—The indictment of 21 alleged cocaine traffickers was unsealed yesterday in U.S. District Court in New Albany, following the arrest of 17 of the defendants. Federal, state, and local law enforcement officers also served 16 search warrants (eight in Indiana, seven in Kentucky and one in Illinois). Seized during the execution of the […]

Oct 282010

INDIANAPOLIS—Three inmates of the Federal Correctional Complex – Terre Haute were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William T. Lawrence in separate cases for possession of contraband while in prison. Edward C. Crow, 30, was sentenced to 30 months; Keister A. Gallman, 30, was sentenced to 30 months; and Ramon Torres, 26, was sentenced to […]

Oct 262010

INDIANAPOLIS—Sean F. Schaffner, 41, of Indianapolis, but currently in federal custody in South Carolina, was charged today with armed bank robbery and use of a firearm during a crime of violence following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Indiana State Police, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, and the Corydon Police Department. If you or […]