The upcoming Super Bowl will give New York Giants fans plenty to celebrate. All of the festivities, including house parties and tailgating, are traditions that every football fan anticipates. Of course, most Super Bowl celebrations include alcoholic beverages as well. Football fans should be aware that New York State Troopers will likely increase their efforts to make DUI arrests over the course of the Super Bowl weekend.
Often, people accused of white-collar crimes can face state charges, federal charges or both. It is no secret that federal law enforcement authorities have devoted a tremendous amount of resources to investigating and prosecuting financial and white-collar crimes since the financial crisis of 2008. As a result, many people working with securities and other financial products have faced federal indictments in recent years.
A growing number of people are being arrested at a young age. In fact, a 1967 commission found that about half of American men might be arrested in their lives, for things other than traffic violations. These non-traffic violations, such as drug crime arrests in New York can have devastating effects on people's future career and academic goals.
Forgery is a crime that many think has to do with carefully copying signatures and it might take months of analysis from experts to come to a conclusion as to whether a signature is a forgery or not. That is not the case in today's world filled with technology. Many people have switched from using checks and cash to credit and debit cards, adding a digital component to what forgery is.
Police are accusing one man of quite a serious crime this week. Authorities say a central New York man is being charged with a violent crime of strangulation. This comes on top of charges of unlawful imprisonment and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, during what police say was a domestic incident. The incident happened in a town just north of Syracuse.
In New York, facing DUI charges can be intimidating. Law enforcement officials make it their goal to find and arrest as many DUI suspects as possible. At times, police even get help from New York citizens. Such was the case when a New York resident claimed to have observed a vehicle leave the road, hit a mailbox and continue on the road without stopping.According to New York State Police, the resident then followed the 50-year-old driver as she drove away. As the woman proceeded, she was pursued by the presumed witness, who called 911. At some point, the allegedly drunk driver pulled over, and the resident took the woman's car keys and would not return them until police arrived. Police arrested the female driver and charged her with DUI.