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    • Weapons Crimes: Possible Penalties and Defense

      Being accused of any crime can have serious repercussions, but crimes involving weapons can be a great deal more damaging. The penalties for weapons crimes in Florida are often harsh, sometimes ...

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    • First-Time Offender DUI Sentencing Requirements Panama City

      It is common for a driver arrested on suspicion of DUI in Panama City to ask their lawyer about the possible penalties that may be imposed. A DUI carries serious mandatory penalties that can affect a ...

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    • Supreme Court Limits Law Enforcement's Power to Detain When Executing a Search Warrant

      The United States Supreme Court has limited who can be legally detained when law enforcement officers execute a search warrant. A Supreme Court ruling in 1981 gave law enforcement officers the ability ...

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    • Attorney Rusty Shepard Interviewed by WMBB-News 13 Regarding FDLE Evidence Investigation

      Rusty Shepard is featured in a news story by ABC affiliate WMBB regarding the Florida Department of Law Enforcement evidence tampering investigation.

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    • "The Police Didn't Read Me My Rights - Will My Case Be Thrown Out?"

      You have seen it dozens of times on TV and in movies – when a suspect is arrested, they are read their Miranda Rights. But what happens when a law enforcement officer makes an arrest and does not read ...

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  • DUI
    • I Got A DUI On Spring Break - What Do I Do?

      Spring break has long been associated with great parties and free-flowing alcohol. As a result, it should come as no surprise that DUI is also closely associated with spring break, at least in the ...

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    • Important Information for Drivers Arrested for DUI in the Panama City/Panama City Beach Area.

      You Have the Right to Remain Silent – USE IT!!! Whoever said "the truth will set you free" was not looking at red and blue flashing lights in their rearview mirror. Law enforcement officers in Panama ...

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    • State House Candidate Tho Bishop Charged with DUI

      Tho Bishop, a 24 year old candidate for the state House, was arrested and charged with DUI in Panama City. He was pulled over by Florida State Patrol while operating his car on Laurie Ave., where he ...

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    • Attorney Rusty Shepard Interviewed by WMBB-News 13 Regarding FDLE Evidence Investigation

      Rusty Shepard is featured in a news story by ABC affiliate WMBB regarding the Florida Department of Law Enforcement evidence tampering investigation.

      Read More
    • Prison Inmate Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft, Pocketing $50,000

      Identity theft crimes are on the rise in the Panama City area. State and federal agencies regularly investigate and identify suspects who have stolen another person's identity and are using it for ...

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    • "The Police Didn't Read Me My Rights - Will My Case Be Thrown Out?"

      You have seen it dozens of times on TV and in movies – when a suspect is arrested, they are read their Miranda Rights. But what happens when a law enforcement officer makes an arrest and does not read ...

      Read More
    • Supreme Court Limits Law Enforcement's Power to Detain When Executing a Search Warrant

      The United States Supreme Court has limited who can be legally detained when law enforcement officers execute a search warrant. A Supreme Court ruling in 1981 gave law enforcement officers the ability ...

      Read More
    • Supreme Court: Search Based on Dog's Sniff Smells "Up to Snuff"

      On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a search where a police dog from the Liberty County, Florida Sheriff's Office gave a positive "alert" for drugs during a traffic stop, but no ...

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    • Supreme Court Limits Law Enforcement's Power to Detain When Executing a Search Warrant

      The United States Supreme Court has limited who can be legally detained when law enforcement officers execute a search warrant. A Supreme Court ruling in 1981 gave law enforcement officers the ability ...

      Read More
    • First-Time Offender DUI Sentencing Requirements Panama City

      It is common for a driver arrested on suspicion of DUI in Panama City to ask their lawyer about the possible penalties that may be imposed. A DUI carries serious mandatory penalties that can affect a ...

      Read More
    • What is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

      In Florida, a Misdemeanor is a criminal offense with maximum possible sentence of up to a year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. Conversely, a Felony is defined as any criminal offense that is ...

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    • I Got A DUI On Spring Break - What Do I Do?

      Spring break has long been associated with great parties and free-flowing alcohol. As a result, it should come as no surprise that DUI is also closely associated with spring break, at least in the ...

      Read More
    • Panama City Beach Spring Break Arrest

      Panama City Beach is a Spring Break hotspot for thousands of visitors each year. The snow-white sands of the beach; the emerald-green waters; the sunny, warm Florida weather; and all the fun and ...

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    • Weapons Crimes: Possible Penalties and Defense

      Being accused of any crime can have serious repercussions, but crimes involving weapons can be a great deal more damaging. The penalties for weapons crimes in Florida are often harsh, sometimes ...

      Read More
    • Weapons Crimes: Possible Penalties and Defense

      Being accused of any crime can have serious repercussions, but crimes involving weapons can be a great deal more damaging. The penalties for weapons crimes in Florida are often harsh, sometimes ...

      Read More
    • Weapons Crimes: Possible Penalties and Defense

      Being accused of any crime can have serious repercussions, but crimes involving weapons can be a great deal more damaging. The penalties for weapons crimes in Florida are often harsh, sometimes ...

      Read More