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Woman Charged with Battery for Throwing Cupcakes at Husband

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over the weekend, 56-year-old Arturo Montesdeoca of Chicago got into a fight with his 60-year-old wife Dawn.  They started yelling at each other, then the domestic dispute escalated and became physical. Dawn grabbed a box of cupcakes and viciously started throwing … [Read more...]

Former Disney Singer gets DUI

Shelby Cobra, lead singer of the now-defunct Disney girl band KSM, was arrested early Friday morning for driving under the influence -- and according to our sources ... her blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit. Did we mention she's only 18? Celebrity News Site TMZ is reporting  Cobra whose real name is Shelby Spalione, was seen in … [Read more...]

Braylon Edwards Will Not be Suspended for DUI

California – The NFL informed the San Francisco 49ers yesterday that wide receiver Braylon Edwards will not be suspended for a DUI arrest that occurred a year ago when he was a member of the New York Jets. Edwards, who pleaded guilty to the charges in July.  He was also fined $50,000 for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Edwards, who … [Read more...]

Not Enough Evidence to Convict Woman on South Carolina Criminal Charges

Alicia Johnson was arrested in September for fatally stabbing a man at her Rock Hill apartment, but a judge now says that there is not enough evidence to convict her of murder. 40-year-old Johnson alleges that she did not know 54-year-old Anthony Davis would die after she stabbed him. She said she stabbed him with a pair of scissors in … [Read more...]

Second DUI: What do I do?

Penalties for Second DUI Offense: Strom Law Firm offers you one free initial consultation with one of our criminal defense lawyers to discuss: your DUI arrest, whether to plead guilty or not guilty to driving under the influence, as well as possible ways to have your drunk driving charge reduced.  Contact us today for your free consultation.  We … [Read more...]

Paris Hilton’s Brother Ordered to Pay $4.9M for DUI Crash

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys A judge ordered Barron Hilton, the brother of reality star Paris Hilton, to pay $4.9 million to a worker at a gas station, after hitting him with his Mercedes-Benz while driving drunk. The lawsuit came from a 2008 accident where witnesses claimed Barron Hilton drove the wrong way for miles on the Pacific … [Read more...]

Questions Regarding Your Criminal Defense in South Carolina

Answers from an Experienced Columbia Criminal Defense Lawyer When your freedom, personal and family stability, economic survival, and reputation are at stake, you need a SC criminal defense attorney who understands what is at stake, and who will fight to protect your interests.   You need to be aware of the charges you face. Any contact or … [Read more...]

Judge Denies Delay in Trayvon Martin Case

Zimmerman’s Lawyer, in Trayvon Martin Case, Asks for Extension – Judge Denies Request On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday, Judge Debra Nelson denied the defense’s request to delay the trial until November. The trial is currently scheduled to begin on June 10th. Last year, George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer at the … [Read more...]

Secret Service Agent arrested for Driving Impaired

(Decorah, Iowa) - Local authorities say they arrested a Secret Service agent on assignment in Iowa to help with presidential security for driving under the influence. City Police Chief Bill Nixon says the driver was was off duty when he was arrested Saturday.   President Barack Obama visited the northeast Iowa city a few days later as a part of … [Read more...]

Violent Crime Rate Down For 5th Straight Year Across the Nation

South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers The United States is known as many things, one of those being the most violent and dangerous countries in the world.  However, according to a new report released by the FBI earlier this week, the U.S. has almost never been a safer place to live. The FBI stated in their report on June 18 that violent crime … [Read more...]

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